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Africa Must Break Complacency, Invest In Agriculture To Feed Its Population By 2050, Report Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Africa must act now if it is to feed itself in 2050: scientists
“Africa will be able to grow enough cereals to feed its growing population by 2050, but only if it breaks a culture of complacency and starts now to invest more in agriculture, scientists said on Monday. Sub-Saharan Africa currently imports about 20 percent of its cereal needs, and this could rise to at least 50 percent by 2050, researchers said in a report published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…” (Whiting, 12/13).

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