Sub-Saharan Africa: importance of institutions for developing food and agriculture value chains | glObserver Global Economics


Despite its huge food and agricultural potential, Sub-Saharan Africa’s agricultural production has barely kept up with people increase as productivity increase has lagged behind. Over the completed decades the region has become a net food importer. Food and agricultural trade deficits are on the rise, posing risks to food security.

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s widening food and agriculture trade deficit is a huge challenge in view of population growthDeveloping the region’s role in food and agriculture value chains offers opportunities for growthThe enabling environment for developing food and agriculture value chains differs widely across the continent and is strongly linked to broader institutional development

 

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