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Transferring farm tech to Africa

Updated: 2011-11-16 12:52
By D J Clark (chinadaily.com.cn)

As part of a drive initiated by China's Ministry of Commerce to help improve livelihoods in Africa, 142 agricultural projects have been set up across the continent, including 14 specialized agricultural technology demonstration centers. In this video D J Clark travels 85 kilometers outside the Ethiopian capital to visit the new Ethiopia-China Agricultural Technology Demonstration centre and speak to the people involved in its creation.

Related story: Project promotes food security in Ethiopia

Slideshow: Transferring farm tech to Africa

Part 1: Food crisis in the horn of Africa
Part 2: China & African Drought: Ali's story
Part 3: A mission to help Africa's children
Part 4: Building the African Union headquarters

By D J Clark
Translation: Zhao Yanxian
Producer: Flora Yue

Transferring farm tech to Africa


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Transferring farm tech to Africa

About D J Clark

D J Clark has worked worldwide as a multimedia journalist for more than 20 years. As well as working for China Daily he runs an MA course in Multimedia journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University and is the Director of Visual Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism in Manila, Philippines.