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En route to plentiful food production in Africa

Africa south of the Sahara is going through a major agricultural transformation. Low crop productivity, hunger and pessimism are being replaced by a rapid rise in food production, an increasingly vibrant agricultural value chain and convergence towards a common goal.

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Figure 1: Average cereal grain yields in 2005.

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Sanchez, P. En route to plentiful food production in Africa. Nature Plants 1, 14014 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2014.14

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