The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more

Households and Market Competition

African Governments Urged to Protect Small Farmers

African governments need to boost agriculture on the continent to help feed the growing population by lending their support to technological advances, declared a senior representative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa on Wednesday.

The AfDB’s principal evaluation officer, Guy Blaise Nkamleu, presented a paper on “Extensification versus Intensification: Revisiting the Role of Land in African Agriculture Growth” in the Ethiopian capital. Read more


  Discussant: Samuel Bwalya, Economic Advisor, UNDP Country Office, Ethiopia

  Discussant: Ginette P. M. Camara, Economic Advisor, UNDP Country Office, Chad

  Discussant: Souleymane Abdallah, Economic Affairs Officer, FIIS, EDND, UNECA

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