Hungry Africa needs to focus on agriculture, new book says

Outlet: Los Angeles Times

December 1, 2010

Calestous Juma, a development scientist, says Africa can turn around by improving roads and transportation, training engineers and using irrigation, solar energy and more technology.
Reporting from Johannesburg, South Africa — The problem: African hunger. In a nutshell, 250 million Africans are undernourished, a quarter of the population and an increase of 100 million in the last 20 years. Yet 70% of Africans are farmers growing food…

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