Agricultural policies in Africa could be harming the poorest

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160208140606.htm

Agricultural policies aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa could be making things worse, according to new research. The study finds that the so-called ‘green revolution’ policies in Rwanda — claimed by the government, international donors and organizations such as the International Monetary Fund to be successful for the economy and in alleviating poverty — may be having very negative impacts on the poorest.

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