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South Africa has enormous potential – good infrastructure, lots of natural resources, a stable government. Yet, more than 20 years on, the country is still struggling with the consequences of apartheid.
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The Ugandan economy is impressive. But high population growth and the effects of climate change have made the country one of the poorest in the world.
Read more … Uganda
South Sudan is the world's youngest country – and one of the poorest. Since 2013 a civil war has caused millions of people to flee.
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Agriculture is the most important sector of Somalia’s economy. Yet the country on the Horn of Africa is the biggest recipient of food aid in the world.
Read more … Somalia
Little usable land, low economic output, high rate of HIV. Little Lesotho is facing some big challenges.
Read more … Lesotho
Fertile soils, valuable natural resources, species-rich forests – the Democratic Republic of the Congo has a lot to offer. The population, though, experiences nothing of this wealth.
Read more … Congo
Surrounded by conflict, Jordan remains stable. However, the situation is aggravated by constant water shortages and high unemployment.
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Botswana is often described as a model African country; but its difficult geographical conditions present big challenges when it comes to food security.
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Most of the population of Afghanistan lives in rural areas. However, making productive use of farmland is difficult as a result of war, inadequate infrastructure and an inconsistent climate.
Read more … Afghanistan
Kenya's agriculture is growing dynamically - but the enormous potential is far from exhausted.
Read more … Kenya
Recurrent droughts make millions of Ethiopians dependent on food aid. But the country has the potential and the will to take care of itself.
Read more … Ethiopia
India is on its way to industrialization, but hunger and poverty are widespread. In order to feed its growing population, the subcontinent has to promote agriculture sustainably.
Read more … India
Low yields, low income - Benin's small-scale farmers often cannot live from their jobs. More and more people are trying their luck in the city. Agriculture has potential.
Read more … Benin
Corn is the most important food - but people need more than carbohydrates.
Read more … Malawi
Democratization is an opportunity for this North African Mediterranean state to better exploit its agricultural potential.
Read more … Tunisia
Togo is trying to increase its agricultural production. The country is creating more jobs in other economic sectors in an effort to fight poverty.
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Mali could substantially increase its food production, but low investments, climate change and political tensions are keeping the country from doing so.
Read more … Mali
With better cultivation methods, Burkina Faso can achieve more yields that will stop malnutrition and become more resistant to climate change.
Read more … Burkina Faso
Cameroon is in the economic boom. Yet its agriculture is currently not producing enough to prevent nutritional crises.
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Despite great progress, Tanzania's economy cannot keep pace with the fast-growing population. Poverty and Malnutrition remain a problem.
Read more … Tanzania
Economic crisis, terrorist attacks and corruption have impact Nigeria's food supply. The country must focus more than ever on its own production.
Read more … Nigeria
With more diversity in the fields and cooking pots, Zambia can counteract food shortages and malnutrition.
Read more … Zambia