Maize Marketing In East And Southern Africa: Increasing The Efficiency Of Parastatal Systems
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Sub-Saharan . Africa is characterized by widespread poverty and rapid population growth. Millions of Africans today are malnourished, and many more, perhaps 100 million or more, would eat better if they could (.Rotberg, 1983). The 1960's mark the beginning of a striking decline in the region's ability, to produce or purchase sufficient food for the needs of’ its population. The trend over the past two decades has-been a continuing per, capita fall and, in some countries, . an absolute fall in food production.