How to boost food production in Africa: Smallholder farmers are struggling to adapt to rising temperatures and erratic rains and need better help from governments than they have been getting

by IRIN News

Smallholder farmers, who hold over 80 percent of all farms in sub-Saharan Africa, are struggling to adapt to rapidly rising temperature and erratic rains, according to the 2014 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR), released on 3 September in Addis Ababa.