Report of the high level expert group meeting on agriculture and environment
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. African Centre for Statistics;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
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Food insecurity is expected to accelerate substantially in sub-Saharan Africa where available evidence suggests that environmental degradation such as soil erosion, desertification and deforestation is seriously depend for increasing their agricultural productivity. As a result, about 44 percent of Africa's population live below the poverty line earning an income of about $39 per month.