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SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL INTENSIFICATION TO FEED THE CITIES AND GROW AFRICA

Sustainable agricultural intensification to feed the cities and grow Africa

  • Date11 September 2020

To feed the growing urban population, food security strategies must step away from conventional dichotomous thinking that considers agriculture and food production as solely rural activities, and urban areas as food consumption locations.

David Simon, Professor of Development Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London and CoSAI Commissioner reports on the critical importance of sustainable agricultural intensification to feed the cities and grow Africa – a crucial topic that was addressed in a roundtable hosted by CoSAI* that took place at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF 2020) earlier this week.  Click here for more information.

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