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.

 

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