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Opportunities for Enhancing Production, Utilization and Marketing of Finger Millet in Africa

The world is faced with the challenge to produce more food to feed a projected 9 billion people worldwide; including 2.5 billion in Africa. Just a few “mega-crops” currently feed the world, with rice, wheat and maize providing 60 percent of the total population’s energy intake. Finger millet belongs to a group of secondary crops that provide another 25 percent of the world’s food energy. Finger millet is adaptable to diverse agro-ecological conditions, has beneficial nutritional properties and outstanding agronomic attributes as a subsistence food crop; therefore, it holds promise for the future of food and nutrition security in Africa and around the world.

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