Higher Food Prices: A Blessing in Disguise for Africa?
AbstractHigher food prices are likely to stay; emergency aid can only be a short-term solution. Making African agriculture a profitable business could turn a food-price curse into a blessing. African governments and donors should promote the commercialisation of food crops.
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