Why investing in scientific research in Africa is essential – Robin Buruchara

10 July, 2013 by (comments)

With Africa Agriculture Science Week in Ghana fast approaching, here’s an opinion piece to set the scene, from CIAT’s Africa Coordinator, Robin Buruchara. Robin has been well-placed to witness the impact of investments in agricultural research in Africa over the years, and shares his views on why it should continue. This article was first published in This is Africa,Read More …

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Africa should follow Asia’s model for a green revolution – Hazell

24 January, 2011 by (comments)

This blog article by Peter Hazell calls for a renewed commitment to agricultural development in Africa in order to boost the chances of significantly reducing poverty on the continent. He writes that while there are some “striking similarities” between Africa now, and Asia in the 1950s, the level of financial support for agricultural development that triggered Asia’s green revolution,Read More …

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