How sub-Saharan Africa can rethink its approach to agriculture

In response to the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, most sub-Saharan governments are developing economic recovery plans. These will require some different thinking, particularly when it comes to agriculture.

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JAMAICA | $400-Million Programme To Ramp Up Food Production

KINGSTON April 14, 2020 - Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw, says his Ministry will be spending some $100 million on a programme aimed at mitigating the impact of drought on farmers and to gain at least a five-per cent growth in food production.

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JAMAICA | PNP wants long term strategic plan for Agriculture

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 1, 2020:  People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Victor Wright, says government must provide long-term support for local agriculture to ensure the nation's food security as we continue our battle with the Coronavirus crisis.

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JAMAICA | Use Bernard Lodge lands for productive agriculture says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 25, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,Victor Wright, says the recent pronouncement by prime minister Andrew Holness that 1,300 additional acres of land will be dedicated for agricultural use on Bernard Lodge lands does not address the fundamental issue of displacement of over 200 actively producing farmers.

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JAMAICA | Phillips Promise to tackle Corruption, Education and Land Reform

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 22, 2019 - Opposition Leader and President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Dr. Peter Phillips today outlined a number of initiatives his party plans to take should they win the next election. Primary among this is Education, Agriculture and a vow to tackle corruptionwithout ceasing until “justice is done.”

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