Human food production will need to increase 70 percent by 2050 to meetrising demand and Africa is home to more than half of the world’s unusedarable land, according to United Nations research.Africa’s farms have failed to cash in because of a lack of access toinfrastructure, training, capital and rapidly advancing technology. Areasbeing farmed by African smallholders are only producing around one metrictonne per hectare, compared with seven tonnes in developed markets.
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