The end of 2014 brought the conclusion of the African Union’s Year of Agriculture and Food Security. Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for the Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), argues five lessons can be concluded from this initiative.
For the last eight years, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has been seeking out public and private sector partners committed to triggering a uniquely African Green Revolution, one that revolves around the smallholder farmers who produce the majority of what Africans eat.
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