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EA Debate: The role of agriculture in Africa’s development

PUBLISHED: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 10:54:44 GMT

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Rwanda hosted the 8th Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) which, among others, sought to raise funds to invest in smallholder farmers. The three-day forum held under the theme ‘Lead, ‘Measure, Grow’ highlighted the critical importance of political leadership and rigorous, honest assessments of progress in the agriculture sector for achieving growth that can spread across the entire economy. CNBC Africa examines the relevance of agriculture today on a continent with a burgeoning population….


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