#1 - Medium-scale farmers (5–20 ha) are the fastest growing segment of farmers across Sub-Saharan Africa.
#2 - Own production remains the dominant source of food consumption for nearly all African farmers.
#3 - The number of people employed in agriculture continues to rise across Africa.
#4 - Input subsidy programs hurt the potential for climate-smart agriculture.
#5 - Diet change towards purchased meats, oils, and processed food is occurring rapidly among the poor in both rural and urban areas of Africa.
#6 - Urban market demand for food exceeds rural market demand in all regions of Africa.
Food Security Policy