Africa Feeding Africa: New mega initiative to transform agriculture in Africa is focus on international meeting

More than 200 research and development partners and experts will meet at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) – Nigeria, in a three-day workshop to discuss a new initiative knows as “Africa feeding Africa”, or the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) program.

The TAAT program is a critical strategy for transforming agriculture on the continent. The main goal of this program is to eliminate extreme poverty, ending hunger and malnutrition, achieving food sufficiency and turning Africa into a net food exporter as well as setting Africa in step with global commodity and agricultural value chains.

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