Research from Kenya shows that shopping in supermarkets contributes to higher consumption of processed foods. The ‘nutrition transition’, a term used for the transition from traditional diets – rich in cereal and fibre – to diets that contain more processed sugars
Africa has made great progress in the fight against malnutrition. Between 2000 and 2016 Senegal, Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Togo, Cameroon and Angola reduced undernourishment, child wasting, child stunting and child mortality by up to 56%.
The rise of populism, seen in the UK’s divorce from the European Union and the USA’s withdrawal from climate and trade agreements, threatens to negatively affect Africa’s ability to improve food security.
Each year, the African Development Bank produces an economic outlook for the continent. It analyses the state of African economies and highlights key socio-economic challenges and progress made.
Le directeur Afrique de l’Institut international de recherche sur les politiques alimentaires (IFPRI), Ousmane Badiane, a salué, jeudi, à Dakar, les efforts entrepris par le Sénégal ces 15 dernières années dans la lutte contre la malnutrition.
In sub-Saharan Africa, farmers can lose up to 30 percent of their crops post-harvest. To meet the growing demand for food from an increasing population, food systems – including post-harvest solutions – need to be transformed.