Zimbabwe's new administration has promised to revive the country's agricultural sector. Here's what it needs to do.
The unresolved compensation of Zimbabwe's evicted white farmers needs to be settled quickly, as it stands in the way of economic recovery.
Workers harvesting from a commercial farm in Ethiopia.
Many African countries are still searching for inclusive commercial farming models that can bring in private investment without dispossessing local people.
The key to Rwanda’s agricultural success is good partnership between nongovernmental organisations, the private sector and the government.
Sam Thompson/DFID Rwanda
Despite numerous challenges, Rwanda has made significant agricultural strides.
Ethiopia has seen massive improvements in areas like infrastructure following success in agriculture.
Sub-Saharan Africa has seen widespread economic growth since 1995. But increased agricultural productivity is needed to translate that growth into poverty reduction.
A hairdresser at work in Johannesburg while other vendors sell fruit and footwear. Finding ways to support micro enterprises such as these is the challenge .
Governments in sub-Saharan Africa should encourage the formation of cooperative thrift and credit societies to boost the development of micro enterprises.