What Can Africa Learn from China’s Experience in Agricultural Development?


Xiaoyun Li, Gubo Qi

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Tuesday, 7 August 2012


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The importance of agriculture and its potential for African development is widely acknowledged. African economies’ are mainly based on agriculture, which is at least twice as effective in reducing poverty as growth generated by other sectors.
African countries can learn from China’s agricultural development process, recognizing that the local context is very different from China’s. However, there are some important universal lessons for African policymakers.