Food security in Africa: Issues and Challenges

FAO’s concept of food security, which is based on four main pillars:

Availability (which refers to the quantitative productivity of the food)
Accessibility (which refers to the acquisition of food)
Use (which refers to the use adequate whose balanced diet) and
Sustainability (which refers to the availability and permanent access to food).
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The FARA Social Reporters Blog

In the run-up to the 6th Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW), we asked a number of young people in Africa, about their take on the future of food security in Africa.

Here is one of the many responses we received, from Nestor Ngouambe, an agricultural engineer, specialized in rural economy and rural sociology. Nestor works at the Ministry of agriculture and rural development in Cameroon.

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