by Juliet Torome, 12 December 2009, Times of India.
Across Africa, political leaders, long dismissive of rural concerns, have awakened to the importance of agriculture and the role that educated people, even those living in major cities, can play in farming. In Nigeria, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has a huge diversified farm and has pushed for policies to help absentee farmers prosper. In Uganda, Vice President Gilbert Bukenya routinely travels the country, promoting higher-value farming, such as dairy production.
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Vertical Farming by Bryan Walsh, Time.com, 11 December, 2008
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Virtues of urban agriculture The Hindu, 17 June, 2008