The future of humankind will be decided in rural areas. How can we create enough jobs and income in rural areas? How can a modern and sustainable agri-food sector contribute to solving these challanges? In this second issue of “world without hunger” our authors discuss new economic and political impetus, young African entrepreneurs tell their stories and we are searching for answers to the question how globalization can be shaped so the rural areas do not lose out.
By leasing a three hundred hectare fruit plantation in Ethiopia, Lutz Hartmann has realised a long-cherished dream: to run his own business in Africa. Now he has a personal interest in the issue of Africa’s development.
Africa is at a tipping point. Whether it continues rising or falls back depends, above all else, on whether the continent creates the conditions in which its greatest resource — its young people — can shine.
Happy youngsters in rural areas, green development and the connection to the digital age – professor Joachim von Braun believes in this future sceneraio for Africa. For three decades the agricultural scienties has been researching how politics can create prosperty on the continent.
The future is rural. Young African entrepreneurs gave their generation a vocie during the G-20 conference in Berlin. "World Without Hunger" asked six of them, how more jobs can be created in rural areas.