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14 May 2018 | Ethiopia

Agriculture's potential to power growth highlighted in African Transformation Report

Key findings were shared by the report's authors with government officials, policy makers, analysts and business representatives. Their discussions reviewed how increasing agricultural productivity can contribute to wider economic development. Opportunities for improving agricultural value chains were identified as well as strategies to connect farming more closely to other areas of economic activity through downstream agro-processing and the upstream manufacturing of inputs or logistics. These opportunities were balanced alongside the need to achieve growth that was both equitable and sustainable.

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