Whether for profit or social motives - and often both - an increasing number of investors are targeting opportunities in African agriculture. At the same time innovative approaches for deploying aid to support farming businesses linked to smallholders are emerging. This blog provides a snapshot of who is doing what, where and how.

17 March 2010

Agricultural growth and poverty reduction in Africa: The case for patient

AgDevCo publishes a briefing report "Agricultural growth and poverty reduction in Africa: The case for patient capital". The report argues that patient capital is the most effective means of kick-starting sustainable commercial agriculture in Africa and will deliver major benefits for smallholder farmers. Link.