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Africa Capacity Indicators Report 2012 : Capacity Development for Agricultural Transformation and Food Security

Africa Capacity Indicators Report 2012 : Capacity Development for Agricultural Transformation and Food Security
Publisher : ACBF
Date of publication : 2012

Africa Capacity Indicators Report 2012 : Capacity Development for Agricultural Transformation and Food Security
Publisher : ACBF
Date of publication : 2012

A core message in the 2012 ACI Report is that improving the productivity and the economic returns of agriculture has immediate effects on poverty and hunger in at least three important ways :
a) it increases the productivity and incomes of the majority of Africa’s poor, who work primarily in agriculture ;
b) it reduces food prices, which affect real incomes and poverty in urban areas ; and,
c) it generates important spillovers to the rest of the economy. Yet, countries need capacities of all kinds to make these productivity improvements and secure the required economic returns....

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Publié le 15 mars 2013