Tag: smallholder farmers

Nigeria’s agriculture sector sees positive growth in Q2 despite COVID-19 headwinds

Nigeria’s agriculture sector grew by 1.58 per cent in the second quarter of the year despite the economic headwinds that led to a 6.05 per cent decline of the non-oil sector economy. Nigeria is targeting smallholder farmers to drive the first phase of the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan. Chike Nwagwu, CEO of Novus Agro joins CNBC Africa for more.

Op-Ed: Rwanda’s action to counter agricultural under production & malnutrition – a model for Africa

What could possibly be the reason for Africa's agricultural under production and ultimately the high cost of malnutrition?