Saving Africa’s agroecological food baskets from the agroecology movement

As agroecology activism increases within the global food system, many African communities involved in agriculture and food production, as well as consumers, are getting confused. This confusion stems from antagonism between the continent’s need for a green revolution — defined … Continue reading Saving Africa’s agroecological food baskets from the agroecology movement

Global Environment Facility: Repairing the broken food system for sustainable and resilient food security in Africa

As farmers and consumers grapple with disruptions in the global food supply chain, we are witnessing an exacerbation of threats to the natural environment. Since start of the pandemic, increases in deforestation and forest degradation, illegal wildlife exploitation, plastic pollution, … Continue reading Global Environment Facility: Repairing the broken food system for sustainable and resilient food security in Africa

Africa has a growing food security problem: here is why it can’t be fixed without proper data

The COVID-19 pandemic and consequent lockdown measures have had a huge negative impact on producers and consumers. Food production has been disrupted, and incomes have been lost. But a far more devastating welfare consequence of the pandemic could be reduced … Continue reading Africa has a growing food security problem: here is why it can’t be fixed without proper data