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"In Africa, agriculture needs a 'New Deal'"

2021-10-24T20:31:50.698Z

TRIBUNE - Three Senegalese personalities, respectively singer of international renown, former Minister of Fisheries and then of the Environment and captain of industry in the agri-food sector, consider it crucial that the public policies of African countries devote ...



Youssou N'Dour is an internationally renowned Senegalese singer, El Ali Haidar, the former Minister of Fisheries and then the Environment of Senegal and Abbas Jaber, captain of industry at the head of the Advens-Géocoton Group, leader of the cotton sector in Africa.

Born in Senegal, at the gates of West Africa, at the junction of the Maghreb, Europe and America, we are deeply convinced that the societies of the North will not be able to indefinitely bow to a neglectful economic doctrine. natural resources, taking them as inexhaustible and having as their sole motivation individual material interest.

This vision has created wealth.

It has undeniably favored the emergence of an African middle class.

But it has also demonstrated an incredible capacity for destruction, particularly in terms of the environment and the climate.

And it imposes on the women and men of good will of today new and immense challenges.

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Small agricultural producers, key players in feeding the planet

First, the social challenge.

Africa,

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Source: lefigaro

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