The Nordic Africa Institute

Commentary

Intra-African trade key for long-term food security

Intra-African trade key for long-term food security

Photo: Abidemi Ajibodu

Date • 20 Sep 2022

The war in Ukraine has exposed the vulnerability of African food supply chains. African countries should increase agriculture production and stimulate intra-African trade in order to make its food supply chains more resilient in the future. They should also take advantage of the The African Continental Free Trade Area, according to NAI Senior Researchers Assem Abu Hatab and Jörgen Levin.