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US Aid in Developing Africa’s Agriculture a Key to Helping Overcome Poverty

U.S. agricultural aid to Africa in the past has concentrated on meeting emergency humanitarian needs. Now, say experts, it is focused more on reducing poverty and hunger over the long run.

The global food crisis affects Africa but did not originate there, says Ousmane Badiane, director for Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington.

For more read VOA at http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/africa/pan/US-Ag-Aid-Africa-pt1-7jan10-e2a-80929787.html
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