Agricultural Growth Corridors – Unlocking Rural Potential, Catalyzing Economic Development

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African agriculture has, on the whole, been characterized by low yield levels. Yet, as a continent it has significantly untapped potential in terms of productivity and agricultural growth. Infrastructure constraints, the high risk in complex value chains, and a traditional lack of government prioritization of agriculture, have historically provided limited incentive for investment.


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  1. 1.Public Affairs, Strategy and Business DevelopmentYara InternationalOsloNorway

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