Africa holds the key to feeding the world’s population – Adesina

AFRICA – The world needs to bet on Africa to feed the 9 billion people that will inhabit the planet by 2050, as Africa has 65% of the uncultivated arable land left in the world. Africa holds the key for feeding the world’s population, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered on World Food Day this week. In a lecture titled “Betting on Africa to Feed the World,” delivered on Monday, October 16, before…

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