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A Positive Path for Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa: Options and Challenges


  • Rosen, Stacey L.
  • Shapouri, Shahla


African Governments and international donors are focused on improving the region’s ability to grow food to mitigate projected long-term deterioration in food security. An ERS study shows that improving grain yields is the key to reducing food insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Investment and technology adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa will be a challenge.

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  • Rosen, Stacey L. & Shapouri, Shahla, 2010. "A Positive Path for Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa: Options and Challenges," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, pages 1-6.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:uersaw:121893
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.121893

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