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The African Country Helping India Feed 1.2 Billion People

AFRICANGLOBE - India's ability to feed its 1.22 billion people is under increasing strain. This is due to a rapidly growing population, low agricultural productivity, reductions in farm sizes, declining water tables, increasing control of the seed sector by multi-nationals and a gradual withdrawal since the 1990s of the farm support system.

African Countries Tops List Of Nations Eradicating Hunger

AFRICANGLOBE - The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has honoured 13 countries that have made the most significant strides in fighting hunger in recent years. These countries, six of which are African.

Agribusiness Set To Boom Across Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - According to a World Bank report, Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 – a three-fold increase from the current size of the market which is estimated to be worth $313 billion.

Towards a $1 Trillion African Agribusiness Sector by 2030

AFRICANGLOBE - African farmers and the agribusiness sector could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they could access more capital and electricity, better technology and irrigated land, according to a World Bank report released in March 2013.

The Roots of White Apartheid

AFRICANGLOBE - A law passed 100 years ago severely restricting ownership of land for South Africa's African majority population continues to have a huge impact today, two decades after the end of White apartheid.

African Land Sold in Last Decade Could Grow Enough Food to...

World Bank must freeze investments to protect poor people from land grabs Land eight times the size of the UK was sold off globally in...

Ethiopian Govt Sells Off Arable Land While People Starve

Observers can hardly come to terms with glaring contradictions in Ethiopia's policies that allow it to export food while its people go hungry. The country has suffered numerous harsh droughts and famines in recent decades and reportedly needs to increase its agricultural output by 70 percent in order to feed its population, yet it is busy selling off its prime arable land to foreign countries.