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African land disputes breed violence, poverty

African land disputes breed violence, poverty | Agriculture and Food Security | Scoop.it
Across Africa, mounting competition for land stressed by population growth and climate change is exacerbating poverty and pushing some people to militancy. Regions that could be the breadbasket of fast-growing African economies have been ravaged by fighting.
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Sécurité alimentaire : 3,2 milliards accordés par l’UE

Sécurité alimentaire : 3,2 milliards accordés par l’UE | Agriculture and Food Security | Scoop.it
L'Union européenne a alloué mercredi un montant de 4,8 millions d'euros à la Communauté Economique des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (Cédéao) pour faire face aux crises alimentaires.
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Food security and nutrition in Africa’s cities | Devex

Food security and nutrition in Africa’s cities | Devex | Agriculture and Food Security | Scoop.it

Food insecurity and malnutrition, closely related plagues once restricted mainly to rural sub-Saharan Africa, are spreading rapidly into the continent’s cities, saddling already hard-pressed governments in the region with new and worrisome social, political and development problems.

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WFP Chief Warns of Africa Food Shortages

WFP Chief Warns of Africa Food Shortages | Agriculture and Food Security | Scoop.it
World Food Program (WFP) executive director Ertharin Cousin says food insecurity in Malakal, South Sudan is increasing as over a million homeless have fled the violence.

After an inspection of th...
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Africa's Richest Man Aliko Dangote Invests $1 Billion In Rice Production In Nigeria

Africa's Richest Man Aliko Dangote Invests $1 Billion In Rice Production In Nigeria | Agriculture and Food Security | Scoop.it
Africa’s wealthiest man Aliko Dangote has plans to invest $1 billion in commercial rice farming and modern integrated rice mills in Nigeria
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Grand vision for an African-owned drive on food security

Grand vision for an African-owned drive on food security | Agriculture and Food Security | Scoop.it
A meeting of African universities appears determined to spark a ‘skills revolution’ to tackle hunger on the continent.
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