The story of agriculture and the green economy

23 May, 2011 by (comments)

Farming First has produced The Story of Agriculture and the Green Economy, a sleek six-part “inforgraphic” to depict the link between agriculture and economic growth, employment, hunger and poverty reduction, using existing information. For bringing data to life, and engaging a broad audience, inforgraphics like this can make a lot of sense. In this case, they also help bringRead More …

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Filed Under: Crops @en

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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Filed Under: Africa @en, Asia @en, Regions