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Tanzanian President: Africa Can Feed the World

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/01/29/Rethinking_How_to_Feed_The_World Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete says the international community should look to Africa as the "continent that can feed the world." With its vast open land, conducive climate, and available water supply, Kikwete believes that Africa could greatly increase agricultural production with access to the proper technology. ----- World leaders and CEOs at the Davos 2010 World Economic Forum participate in a panel called Rethinking how to feed the world. The panel discusses the challenges facing global food production and possible solutions that will increase yield and support agricultural producers worldwide. The panel is moderated by Prannoy Roy, Chairman, New Delhi Television (NDTV), India, and panelists included: Jakaya M. Kikwete, William H. Gates III, Ellen Kullman, Nguyen Tan Dung, Patricia A. Woertz, Prannoy Roy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - World Economic Forum Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (born October 7, 1950) is a Tanzanian politician and current President of the United Republic of Tanzania. Kikwete was born in Msoga, Bagamoyo District, Tanganyika in present day Tanzania. Kikwete was also the Chairperson of the African Union from 31 January 2008 to 2 February 2009.
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