Family farms and farming photos in Africa
Africa has rich farming abundant cultivated and uncultivated arable land with subtropical and tropical climates that permit long growing seasons. Farming is the primary source of food and income for Africans; Africa should have the best-fed people on earth. Farming Mother Africa photos, experts say the continent must transform traditional farming methods in favor of modern technology.
Agriculture forms a significant portion of the economies of all African countries. Agriculture employs 65 percent of Africa’s labor force and accounts for 32 percent of gross domestic product. Africa has enormous potential, not only to feed itself and eliminate hunger and food insecurity but also to be a major player in global food markets.
The year 2014 was the Year of Agriculture in Africa, more than half of all people living in Africa depend on agriculture for all or part of their livelihood. More so than in other continents, Africa is dominated by family farming, which relies mainly on family labor. Here are photos of family farms and farming on the African continent.
|African agriculture is divided into two different types, including industrialized agriculture and subsistence agriculture.|
|Farming wheat in East Africa|
|Farming family in Liberia Africa|
|Farming grains and vegetables in West Africa|
|Farming peanuts in Zambia Africa|
|Farming cotton in Benin Africa|
If the day of harvesting or eating yams is the same as the day of planting yams, even goats will not be allowed to eat the yam peels. - African Food Proverb