Africa makes strides in food security but hurdles remain

Fresh produce at a market in Nyeri County. Food production in sub-Saharan Africa has been on the rise in the last 10 years, but it still lags behind Asian and Latin American countries. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | FILE

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  • Better seeds, fertilisers and new farming methods have seen output jump in the past decade but millions still lack food

Food production in sub-Saharan Africa has been on the rise in the last 10 years, but it still lags behind Asian and Latin American countries.

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