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

 

Lasting Impact Spotlight: Muhdin Mohammed

Lasting Impact Spotlight: Muhdin Mohammed

In this series, we check back with TechnoServe program participants who were previously featured on our blog, documenting how their lives have changed and progressed.

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.

In Zimbabwe, a Coffee Renaissance

In Zimbabwe, a Coffee Renaissance

In the final part of our weeklong series, we highlight how TechnoServe’s market-based approach has helped revive coffee sectors that had almost disappeared – such as Zimbabwean coffee, which was released to consumers last month by Nespresso.