Research and analysis

Future of African agriculture: innovations and opportunities

Lessons learnt from cases of sustainable intensification of agriculture in the African Union.



This report describes the lessons learnt from cases of ‘sustainable intensification’ of agriculture, where farmers have increased food production on existing farmland without putting further pressure on the environment. It uses cases identified by the Foresight project ‘Global food and farming futures’ to demonstrate the potential for high yeild outputs from agriculture in Africa.

Published 3 April 2014