African governments urged to lead agricultural transformation

PUBLISHED: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 14:49:52 GMT
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Despite the fact that agriculture is a key sector in economies in Africa- well over 70 per cent of the continent’s population relies on agriculture for survival, the sector still remains one of the less funded sectors of economies in Africa. In the following exclusive interview with CNBC Africa, Josefa Sacko, the AU commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture shares what she thinks needs to be done for the agricultural sector to be accord the respect it deserves.

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