Role of Higher Education in Reducing Food Security in Africa

Abstract: 

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO, 2002), approximately 800 people in the developing world are food insecure. In Africa, millions hover near starvation in a world of plenty. Since 1990, food availability per capita in Sub-Saharan Africa has declined by 3%.

Author/s: 
Negussie Retta and Gulelat Desse
Publication year: 
2011

Partners

  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Ajuntament de Barcelona