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04/06/2008

Boosting Food Production in Africa’s "Breadbasket Areas"

An unprecedented partnership among key players in agricultural development aims to significantly boost food production in Africa’s “breadbasket regions,” link local food production to food needs, and work across Africa’s major agricultural growing areas—or agro-ecological zones—to create opportunities for smallholder farmers. Today’s agreement marks a significant transformation in the way major global agencies work with smallholder farmers to assist them in solving Africa’s chronic hunger and food problems.

More information at : http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2008/1000855/index.html