Role of Higher Education in Reducing Food Security in Africa


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%.

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

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government