Addis to host African Green Revolution Forum 2014

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Addis Ababa, 19 August 2014 (WIC) - The AGRF 2014 will be attended by over 1,000 African and global leaders from African Governments, farmers associations, the private sector, research and development specialists, to share the central objective of eradicating food insecurity and scaling up the productivity of Africa’s smallholder farmers.

Some key themes being explored in the 2014 Forum include global commodity markets, the future of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program, ecological sustainability and climate change.

This Forum will also report on the actions and outcomes of previous AGRFs among other important issues affecting the African agriculture and economic growth. (ipipotash.org)