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Seeds of concern: soaring fertiliser prices worsen African food woes

Small-scale farmers are hardest hit as many see no other choice but to forgo the application of nutrients

31 January 2022 - 19:10 By Mumbi Gitau

A surge in global fertiliser prices is adding to worries about food security across sub-Saharan Africa, where small-scale farmers depend largely on imports — if they even use additional nutrients at all...

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