"At the same time, many African countries continue to suffer from food shortage
and food insecurity due to drought, conflicts and rigid supply conditions among other factors," adds the report.
This year's report is focused on "Developing African Agriculture through Regional Value Chains". It provides a comprehensive analysis of developments in African economies over the preceding year, and offers projections for the upcoming year.
"In addition to strengthening emergency responses, Africa needs to have a
long-term focus on agricultural development and transformation in the context of