Thursday, January 24, 2019
Eye on Africa: Cynthia Donovan and David Tschirley
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Modern African food markets are in transition, and MSU researchers, are working with their collaborators to understand the changes, the effects those changes have on the economy and on diets of urban and rural populations. Demographic changes underpin many of the changes, with migration and urban population growth as well as rising incomes. Even in rural areas Africans are buying and eating more processed foods. How can markets transition to continue to meet the demands with local and regional production, marketing and processing?