Video: Growing Africa’s Food Markets

March 14, 2013

A new report from the World Bank says Africa could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 – if farmers receive the proper support.

Why invest in African agriculture? Because the continent’s farmers and businesses can capitalize on tremendous potential for growth and turn agriculture into a catalyst for ending poverty. According to the World Bank, Africa could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030, up from $313 billion today. But in order for this growth to happen, farmers need support in the form of good policies, increased investments and strong public-private partnerships.

Learn more in this video from the World Bank.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Happy Coffee Day: Planting Seeds for the Future

Happy Coffee Day: Planting Seeds for the Future

From El Salvador to Tanzania, smallholder coffee farmers like Dora and Gerard are improving the quality of their coffee and investing in a better future for their families.

Promoting Entrepreneurship in Post-Conflict Areas

Promoting Entrepreneurship in Post-Conflict Areas

In fragile environments like northern Uganda, opportunities for youth are a vital pillar of lasting economic development.

TechnoServe and Partners Win the P3 Impact Award

TechnoServe and Partners Win the P3 Impact Award

Project Nurture receives prestigious award recognizing collaborative excellence in a cross-sector partnership.