Monday, 22 June 2009

United Nations looks to African agricultural expansion

The UN believes that the savannah, spanning 25 African nations, could be used to boost commercial farming. A new report says that some 400 million hectares in the Guinea Savannah zone - stretching from Senegal to South Africa - are ripe for commodity production. At present, only 10 per cent of that area is actually being farmed.

Africa can now make use of new technologies and improved business climates

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