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Agoa: An opportunity for Obama to define his Africa legacy

Everyone stands to gain if Africa can sustain and accelerate its progress in tackling poverty and finding jobs for its growing young population, write Carlos Lopes of UNECA and Kamal Dervis of the Brookings Institution

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Africa’s agriculture commodity exchanges take root

A handful of African countries are setting up commodity exchanges in an effort to develop agricultural markets and improve food security. Are they the key to Africa’s agricultural growth?

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The value addition imperative in agriculture

Local agricultural processing is vital as Africa’s food imports continue to rise – but not all commodities are well suited to domestic value addition

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Africa’s catalytic agricultural innovations

As the continent awaits its agricultural revolution, This is Africa looks at the cutting edge ideas which could make the difference

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Interview: Akinwumi Adesina, Minister of Agriculture, Nigeria

Nigeria’s agriculture minister on the country’s historical failures, and a reform agenda to push Nigeria into the big league of agriculture producers

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Fixing Africa’s land ownership issues

Poor land governance systems are one of the biggest challenges to African development, but the problem is not insurmountable

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Cotton trade: The road not taken

Africa’s cotton producers need to re-think their approach to trade inequalities, with compensation mechanisms through the WTO - such as those offered by the US to Brazil - offering a positive route

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Managing Africa’s migration challenge

High rates of migration between African countries are putting pressure on governments to implement policies that better integrate those individuals

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The post-2015 report: Good news for Africa

The report submitted by the high-level panel on a post-2015 development agenda has outlined an impressive vision. Now, the hard work begins

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Africa’s music industry grows to its own beat

Africa’s music business is booming, led by Nigeria, and data on its contribution to growth are starting to emerge

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millenium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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