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Campaign urges African states to invest more on agriculture

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Nigerian singer D'Banj campaigns for agriculture in Africa
Nigerian singer D'Banj campaigns for agriculture in Africa Wikimedia Commons
By: Daniel Finnan in Addis Ababa

In Addis Ababa, the African Union declared 2014 the Year of Agriculture for Africa. It launched a new campaign calling for African governments to commit to spend at least 10 per cent of national budgets on effective agriculture investments. So far, only eight countries kept their promise.  D'Banj,  a nigerian musician campaigning for agriculture in Africa,  comments on how it can help lift more than 85 million Africans out of poverty.

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