Aquaculture and poultry have some of the highest food conversion ratios of all protein sources. Increasing urbanisation will demand that protein production is efficient in all inputs, particularly in land use, and feed.
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Blended Finance should be applied to agriculture as well as infrastructure development in order to achieve food security in Africa. Agriculture in Africa is perceived as a risky investment by offshore investors. With DFI support, greater private sector investment could be mobilised. ----- READ ON BLOOMBERG ----- ‘Blended Finance’ Could Lift Sustainable Development by $1 Trillion’