The recent positive performance of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa indicates a break with the past and the outlook for the sector is improving. However “concerted and purposeful policy action” is required to maintain the momentum. Here, FAO's Eve Crowley talks about the challenges facing African agriculture.
FAO's Leslie Lipper discusses how climate change will affect world food production.
Poorest regions with the highest levels of chronic hunger are likely to be among the worst affected by climate change. Many developing countries, particularly in Africa, could become increasingly dependent on food imports.
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FAO's Hafez Ghanem on how to feed the world by 2050
Hafez Ghanem, Assistant Director-General for FAO's Economic and Social Development Department, discusses some of the challenges that lie ahead.
FAO's David Dawe talks about the role technology can play in boosting world food production.
Boosting agricultural production to the levels needed to feed an expanded world population will require sharply increased public investment in research and development and widespread adoption of new technologies, farming techniques and crop varieties.