– Building resilient food systems in Africa –
Africa remains a net importer of food, which means that its food import bill is higher than its food export income. According to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI), 282 million people suffered from hunger in Africa in 2020. The Covid- The effects of the pandemic could worsen the hunger situation on the continent and the world. In the following story, we explore the conversations about developing African food systems. In this episode, Jennifer Baarn, the new director of the Africa Green Revolution Forum, spoke about strategies for building sustainable food systems on the continent.
– African chefs spice up the Street Food Festival –
African culinary art has found its place in the heart of the French gastronomic capital, Lyon.
At this year’s street food festival, around twenty chefs from five African regions represented the continent, inciting and showing African culinary culture, a taste of what it feels like at home. Would African stands entice European visitors to the continent? Details in the video above.
– Ghana obtains a favorable credit rating –
Two credit rating agencies have confirmed Ghana’s credit rating at B3 and B- respectively. Moody’s and (S&P) rating agencies viewed Ghana’s improved growth prospects, resilience of the external sector and continued access to capital markets as critical factors in sustaining the rating and outlook.