In my early encounters With both experienced and Newbies in funding for development, documenting and reporting on the outreach and communication, it became evident that there are enormous misunderstandings on either side of the aisle. Specific to sub-Saharan Africa and to a larger extent other elements from the world, when expectations are not communicated, functions left to premise, and this can jeopardize the connection in such a frame. Whether dangers are downplayed or yields overblown, it is my role to reasonably specify key responsibilities of each parties and be sure that the Plan forward is well known and upgraded as needed.
In today’s sub-Saharan Africa’s investment needs frame, it is very likely that chance gap will be affecting lack of functionality in regions highly called much in demand so that local livelihoods depend on. Standard infrastructure in agriculture, food, health and education has been provisioned without much regards to moderate and long term impacts or in sync to local private actors’ interests. Because of early stage’ Markets in sub-Saharan Africa, investors are often composed of local entrepreneurs, with hardly any trans-border involvement in these business opportunities. Endogenous Kuran Malhotra investors frequently gain from residual setbacks and unfulfilled demands from donors’ investments. Despite, the African food market expanding with estimates showing it is going to be worth US$1 trillion by 2030 up from the present US$300 billion. Key challenges continue to allow optimum transition of the businesses into thriving businesses.
Recipients Representing the majority 90 percent of the development aid resources are poised, with little to no prep, to meet the delicate job of producing the grains and harvesting it with assistance of families and women in a normal smallholders’ farmer settings. On that note, demand for food is also estimated to double by 2050. These trends, combined with the continent is food import bill, estimated at a staggering US$30-50 Billion, indicate that an opportunity exists for smallholder farmers, currently Producing 80 percent of the food we consume.