Realising the promise of agriculture for Africa’s transformation
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Mofolo, L. 2016. Realising the promise of agriculture for Africa’s transformation. CTA Policy Brief 10. Wageningen: CTA
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Transforming Africa’s economic development requires a shift away from its characteristic dependence on commodities and limited domestic production. Broader participation in economic growth is needed to stem rural flight and promote inclusive job creation among youth and women. Agriculture is a proven platform for economic transformation and can be achieved in African countries through policies addressing bottlenecks and constraints to the expansion of agriculture in the economy.