Africa holds the key for feeding 9 billion people by 2050, Adesina says during Norman Borlaug Lecture

Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Akinwumi Adesina, said during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered on World Food Day. In a lecture titled “Betting on Africa to Feed the World,” delivered Monday at Iowa State University, Adesina stressed why, more than ever before, the world must help Africa to rapidly modernize its agriculture and unlock its full potential.

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