Africa: comparative advantage in agricultural sector

Hector Mongi writes about a recent study into agricultural investments in the Sub-Saharan Africa: “[Stephen] Were Omamo and his co-authors are suggesting areas of investment and type of crops that will have a sound comparative advantage for each country in the Region. The research shows that Tanzania has comparative advantage over other SA countries in a variety of livestock and crops production.”

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  • it is good that this was picked up by both Mongi and GV. Developing crop and livestock production is key to addressing poverty in Tanzania. The challenge will be to direct support to those capable of generating a surplus without ignoring subsistence small holders.

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