Great Lakes: At Risk of “War for Food, Space”

KIGALI, Rwanda – High population density, low government support for agriculture, and poor infrastructure and farming methods have resulted in chronic food insecurity in Africa’s Great Lakes region, experts say, despite a climate conducive to growing various crops.

According to Dr. Henk Breman of IFDC, the Green Revolution bypassed Africa partly because of farmers’ lack of finance and governments’ lack of political will.

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