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In an open letter, former heads of state as well as leaders from civil society and business launch a petition call for more solidarity and a more coordinated approach to deal with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

 Report also highlights opportunities for innovation as climate change puts new pressure on Africa’s smallholder farmers     With countries pushing agriculture to center stage, comprehensive report seeks “climate-smart” approaches for vulnerable small-scale farms that produce most of Africa’s food  Small-scale family farmers across Africa – already struggling to adapt to rapidly …

“African leaders to identify investments and actions needed to ensure smallholder farmers are prepared for new challenges to African food security posed by climate change.” With African leaders promising unprecedented action to energize the continent’s crucially important but often neglected agriculture sector, the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) begins today …