African Green Revolution Needn’t Be a Mirage

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Science  12 Feb 2010:
Vol. 327, Issue 5967, pp. 831-832
DOI: 10.1126/science.1187152

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Africa missed out on the scientific breakthroughs that revolutionized agriculture in Asia. However, with locally developed and locally relevant technologies, a built-up human and institutional capacity, and supportive national policy and leadership, an African Green Revolution can be a reality.

  • Based on a keynote address at the 2009 World Food Prize Laureate Luncheon, 16 October 2009, Des Moines, Iowa.

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