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Commodity Dependence Worsens for Developing Countries

The rise in commodity dependence was most noticeable in Africa, where seven new countries entered the category in 2014-2015 read more

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Ghana sows the seeds for growth and jobs through minerals

Workshop participants include a wide range of stakeholders already engaged in past consultative meetings in Ghana read more

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Agribusinesses and African Smallholders Seize $1 Trillion Food Market as Meals Replace Minerals to Restart African Economic Growth, New Report

The power of entrepreneurs and the free market is driving Africa’s economic growth from food production, as business wakes up to opportunities of a rapidly growing food market in Africa, that may be worth more than $1 trillion each year by 2030 to substitute imports with high value food made in Africa. This is the main conclusion from the latest Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR) (AGRA.org/aasr2017), launched today at this year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Cote d’Ivoire. read more

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