“What Africa does with agriculture will determine the future of food in the world, because 65percent of all arable land that is not yet cultivated is in Africa”, he said Akinwumi Adesina on Friday at the end of the day, at the closing press conference of the annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB), which took place this week in Accra, the capital of Ghana. For the banker, “Africa must become if the solution to the global food crisis” and the AfDB is focusing on African agriculture, to ensure that, even as it deals with the current food emergency, Africa drives the structural transformation of agriculture.”What Africa does with agriculture will determine the future of food in the world, because 65 percent of all arable land that is not yet cultivated is in Africa”, said Akinwumi Adesina at the end of the day on Friday, at the closing press conference of the s annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB), which took place this week in Accra, capital of Ghana. For the banker, “Africa must become the solution to the global food crisis” and the AfDB is betting on African agriculture, to ensure that, even while dealing with the current food emergency, Africa is driving the structural transformation of agriculture. with that support. The plan aims to respond to the challenges that the war in Ukraine has caused in Africa, “especially in terms of high energy prices, high fertilizer prices and disruptions in food imports”, explained Adesina.”With 30 million tons of food imports, especially wheat and maize, which will not arrive from Russia and Ukraine, Africa faces an imminent food crisis”, recalled the banker, to justify the initiative. that of the ADB.

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