The UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched its first Africa Human Development Report last week addressing what it considered to be the biggest problems with the way food security is being handled in Africa. Unfortunately, the report failed to note the importance of community-based ecological agriculture approaches, and instead lauded technology-based agricultural production and the Green Revolution. The report seemed to promote external intervention, and called for coordinated interventions to boost nutrition, investment in research and development of the Green Revolution in Africa to boost production, as well as the importance of technology in empowering growers.
Read more about this report, as well as countering arguments in this news article here:
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