Saturday, 30 June 2007

What works?

At a recent seminar, Dr. Guy Blaise Nkamleu, IITA Yam Economist, suggested that the single most important factor creating economic growth in the agricultural sector in Africa was the use of improved fertilisers.

There is a certain irony as this happens at a time when the developed world is moving to 'organic' crops - created without fertilisers - and commanding a premium price.

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