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Keeping the food flowing

Alongside the health and economic threats of the pandemic, tens of millions face hunger as the disease strikes at the food supply chains

This month farmers across Africa are due to start planting for the main growing season. But the lockdown measures imposed to curb the Covid-19 pandemic risk derailing the harvest, ...


Two continents, one food crisis

China, India and Korea are taking the lead in efforts to boost Africa's farm production, while preventing grain exports to the region

Africans depend heavily on imported food, and the World Bank estimates that world food prices rose by 58% between March 2007 and March 2008. Moreover, several important food-expo...


How Africa could feed itself... And Asia too

Asian money and know-how could help Africa become the breadbasket of half the world

The veteran environmentalist Lester Brown asked in the mid-1990s: 'Who will feed China?' The answer is that the Chinese hope to, thanks to more fertiliser, better seeds and genetic...


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