How digitisation could transform rural farming in Africa

PUBLISHED: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:29:57 GMT

Around 60 per cent of the African population is under the age of 24, at the same time, one in four Africans remains food insecure, the highest rate in the world. A policy Innovation for Transforming Africa’s Food System with Digital Technologies will be launched tomorrow at the Malabo Montpelier Forum that will take place here in Kigali, where participants will discuss the rising level of mobile technology adoption in Africa in recent years, as well as their current limitations and priorities for future action. Dr Ousmane Badiane, co-Chair of the Malabo Montpelier Panel joins CNBC Africa for more.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter Daily Update
Get the best of CNBC Africa sent straight to your inbox with breaking business news, insights and updates from experts across the continent.
Get this delivered to your inbox, and more info about about our products and services. By signing up for newsletters, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.