FAO, AU champion expansion of Africa’s intra-agricultural trade in new AfCFTA framework

AFRICA – The African agricultural and food market is expanding quickly as indicated by World Bank projections that show that the value of the industry is expected to more than triple to reach USD 1 trillion by 2030, compared to 2010. This according to FAO provides an opportunity to not only boost trade in food and non-food agricultural commodities and services within the continent but also enhance food security in Africa. So far regional integration is gaining momentum as evidenced by progress in the creation of customs unions and the…

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