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Analysis of the implications of Africa’s food systems development on environmental sustainability

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Sub-Saharan Africa
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Nutrition / Food Systems
Barbara Adolph, Senior Associate Geoffrey Griffiths, consultant Xiaoting Hou-Jones, Senior Researcher International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This discussion paper is intended to provide an analysis of the main trends and developments in terrestrial food production systems in Africa as they relate to potential implications for the long-term ecological futures of the continent. Any opinions expressed and arguments advanced herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the individual partner organizations.