Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Africa Food Security Conference

9 - 10 September 2014. AFSC 2014 was held under the timely theme “Ensuring Sustainable Food Security in Africa Old Challenges – New Solutions.

Building on the success of the inaugural, AFSC 2014 addressed the topical issues of food availability, accessibility, stability and utilization. Africa is entering an unprecedented period of economic growth underpinned by a burgeoning population development and execution of a core food security strategy is essential to providing a sustainable growth platform.  Poverty, climate change, food price hikes, water scarcity, land rights, fairer agricultural policies – all of these issues and more will be addressed to ensure that infinitely better management of natural and financial resources and more strategic investment are implemented.

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