7th LINK! on Agriculture and Food Security

The 7th LINK! Newsletter of the EU Delegation to the AU focuses on Agriculture and Food Security, which are among the most critical issues facing Africa. Indeed, more than 70% of its population living in rural areas work in the agricultural sector, while food insecurity has been recently growing alarmingly. Agriculture and Food security are therefore two of the key priority areas for both Africa and its cooperation with the EU. The Joint Africa-EU Strategy aims to address these issues, notably through its Partnerships on MDGs (in particular its priority action to accelerate the achievement of the food security targets of the MDGs), and Trade, Regional Integration and Infrastructure (which aims to strengthen Afrcan capacities in the area of rules, standards and quality control).
Read the 7th LINK! – pdf

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