Report calls for agroecological rethink of Africa’s food amid $61b industrial plan

Civil society groups have criticized a new $61 billion initiative to industrialize African food systems, calling the plan a “significant threat to small-scale farmers.” The groups, under the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), say the initiative by the African Development Bank (AfDB) will marginalize smallholders through its one-size-fits-all approach, increase dependency on multinational … Continue reading Report calls for agroecological rethink of Africa’s food amid $61b industrial plan