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August 6th, 2016 / SciDev.net

Agriculture is the backbone of Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy, with many countries depending on it heavily, a reason many development institutions are investing in the sector. This rhymes well with AU’s agriculture goals of shared prosperity and improved livelihoods to be attained by 2025 as stated in the Malabo Declaration on accelerated agricultural growth and transformation. However, the African Union’s vision could be in danger if governments do not address the challenges that face smallholder farmers who are key partners See more