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MINISTER of Finance and National Planning Situmbeko Musokotwane (right) with World Bank Group vicepresident for East and southern Africa Victoria Kwakwa in Washington DC, USA. PICTURE: MINISTRY OF FINANCE

World Bank Veep says Africa can feed itself


WORLD Bank Vice-President for Eastern and Southern Africa Victoria Kwakwa says Africa is failing to feed its people, with 278 million of the population chronically under-nourished. Ms Kwakwa said the continent’s agriculture sector has a huge potential to grow looking at the vast arable land and other natural resources that can help to support agricultural activities. Ms Kwakwa said the region can feed itself by building strong food security systems through policy transformation. “134 million sub-Saharan Africans are acutely under food insecurity, 278 million are CLICK TO READ MORE