South Africa's land reform debate must not lose sight of the real issue: how to provide enough food to feed its people.
South Africa's land reform programme will fail if it continues to neglect smallholder farming.
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.
Many African countries are still searching for inclusive commercial farming models that can bring in private investment without dispossessing local people.
Despite numerous challenges, Rwanda has made significant agricultural strides.
Sub-Saharan Africa has seen widespread economic growth since 1995. But increased agricultural productivity is needed to translate that growth into poverty reduction.
Governments in sub-Saharan Africa should encourage the formation of cooperative thrift and credit societies to boost the development of micro enterprises.