From 22-26 April 2013, international experts are meeting to discuss investment potential in Africa. DW is the media partner and is involved in discussions focusing on agriculture.
One of the topics discussed at this year's Africa Business Week in Frankfurt (22-26 April, 2013) was the challenge of modernizing African agriculture so that Africans also benefit. (26.04.2013)
If Africa is to still its hunger, harvests must be significantly increased while production costs decrease drastically. Studies show that, with organic farming, it can be done. (29.03.2013)
While the global population is continuing to grow rapidly, the amount of land resources is shrinking. Every three seconds, one person dies of hunger. Future generations are facing a daunting task. (23.04.2013)
Burkina Faso lies on the edge of the arid Sahel region.Yet agricultural production has doubled since the 1990s, and is set to grow even more as irrigation practices improve. (28.03.2013)
Africa frequently experiences food shortages, although its 900 million farmers could feed the continent, as well as supplying other parts of the world. But for this to happen they need the support of politicians. (28.03.2013)
Day laborers in many African countries can hardly find a job without having a cell phone. This is one of the topics discussed at "Africa Business Week" held in Frankfurt (22 - 26 April). (24.04.2013)
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