WB - Insect and Hydroponic Farming in Africa - December 2021

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نوع الوثيقة: Reports and Assessments
نوع الوثيقة: English
تاريخ النشر: 7 December 2021 (2 years ago)
تاريخ الانشاء: 15 February 2022 (1 year ago)
عدد مرات التنزيل: 300

WB - Insect and Hydroponic Farming in Africa - December 2021

نوع الوثيقة: Reports and Assessments
اللغة: English
This book presents a heavily disruptive, inclusive, and resilient solution to Africa’s wide-ranging food security challenges. Specifically, it assesses the benefits and costs of using the frontier agriculture technologies to create a circular food economy in Africa, particularly in Fragility, Conflict, and Violence (FCV)-affected countries. This book focuses on two types of frontier agriculture technologies: insect farming and hydroponic crop farming. Both technologies quickly produce nutritious human food and animal feed and could provide tremendous health, social, economic, climatic, environmental, and food security benefits in Africa. Insect and hydroponic farming can create a circular food economy by reusing society’s organic waste, including agricultural and certain industrial waste, to produce foods for humans, fish, and livestock without the need for vast amounts of arable land or water resources. This book finds that frontier agriculture is a viable complement to conventional agriculture in Africa and

Partners

  • World Bank

Sectors

  •  Agriculture
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