Agriculture plays an important role in the economies of African countries. Recently, the picture of imports versus exports for agro-based sectors has been uneven with reports of more imports than exports on the continent. In this article, Raymond Erick Zvavanyange and Irvine Vusani Makuyana address issues focused on the agro-economy in Africa. The new agro-economy opportunities warrant intense study of agriculture trends and developments with a view to improve decision making and ensure preparedness for times of the present and times of the future.
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