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Growing interest in African agriculture bodes well for the continent's development and attention is turning to consolidation and growth.

How can multinational companies forge close relations to Africa's smallholder farmers?

What role can technology play in boosting productivity? How can financing be unleashed to support growth?

With comment and insight from leading agriculture and food retail companies, including Unilever, Starbucks and General Mills, This Is Africa - in association with IFC - explores the new era in agricultural development.

Interview and comment from:

Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University

Ken Powell, Chief Executive Office, General Mills

Mohit Arora, Director of Agriculture, Standard Bank Africa

James Mwai, Acting Executive Director, Fairtrade Africa

Ram Bhavnani, former Agriculture Minister, Ghana

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