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Government-backed programs provide a safety net for private investment into developing nations, which will be crucial in addressing global hunger and driving returns as the asset class evolves.
The new loan will go towards irrigation, transport, research and technology with a view to increasing productivity.
The British government has agreed to contribute an additional £5m to support Rwanda’s strategic plan for the transformation of its agricultural sector.
With the global economy expected to grow 2.7 percent in 2017, agricultural prices are projected to remain stable amid a healthy pipeline of key grains, but one of the greatest global challenges remains the need for investment into SubSaharan Africa to improve farm productivity, according to a new report from the World Bank.

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