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Food and the Transformation of Africa

In “Food and the Transformation of Africa”, Kofi Annan and Sam Dryden argue that it is high time to think about agriculture in the developing world in a more holistic way. To reach its full potential, Africa’s food system should value the smallholder farmer, empower women, focus on the quality as well as the quantity of food, create a thriving rural economy, and protect the environment. In digital technology, today’s African leaders have a powerful tool to integrate smallholders into the broader economy. You can read the full article on Foreign Affairs. An edited version can be found on Mr. Annan’s Linkedin profile.