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The Fertile Continent: Africa, Agriculture's Final Frontier
Vol. 89, No. 6, The World Ahead (November/December 2010), pp. 102-110
Published by: Council on Foreign Relations
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20788721
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With one billion people already going hungry and the world's population rising, global food production must urgently be increased. The countries that managed such surges in the past—Brazil, China, India, the United States—cannot do so again. But Africa can—if it finally uses the seeds, fertilizers, and irrigation methods common everywhere else.
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