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publié dans Ressources le 29 août 2016

Stronger together: unlocking Africa’s food production potential

GFAR

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African countries are some of the least irrigated in the world. Less than 4 percent of the area under agricultural cultivation is irrigated. This is despite an estimated 39 million hectares being suitable and current groundwater use accounting for less than 20 percent of the available supply.

These are average numbers, but if lack of water resources is not the issue in many areas, then what can we do differently to realize Africa’s food production potential and increase farmers’ resilience to drought?

Read the answer :
https://blog.gfar.net/2016/08/29/stronger-together-unlocking-africas-food-production-potential/

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