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Harnessing smallholder potential for wheat production in Africa – reducing wheat import bills

Africa’s wheat consumption is increasing for several reasons, including population and income growth, urbanization and changing lifestyles. Most African countries are thus spending millions of dollars on wheat imports each year. To reduce the amount of foreign currency spent on importing wheat, it is essential to use improved varieties and practices to increase Africa’s domestic production quickly.

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Crops

Countries

Rwanda

Zambia