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Africa is now primed for a Green Revolution

While discussions about Africa’s great agriculture potential have been going on since the time of independence, with little actual progress towards a Green Revolution, it now …

Corporate capture of African agriculture

Since 2000, 422 large-scale land acquisitions totalling 10 million hectares – almost the size of the United Kingdom – have controversially been concluded between African …

The Gambia: Seeking an agrarian nirvana

2014, the African Union’s “Year of Agriculture and Food Security” may have passed to little or no pomp and its effectiveness is yet to be …

Ghana’s battle for seed sovereignty

Whoever controls the seed controls the entire food chain. If Ghana’s Plant Breeders Bill passes, small-scale farmers’ rights over this essential resource could go straight …