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G. Pascal Zachary on Africa’s Farming Boom

A journalist’s photos document signs of change in the sub-Sahara

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G. Pascal Zachary on Africa’s Farming Boom
Photo: G. Pascal Zachary

Photo: G. Pascal Zachary
These Ugandan children are playing at being farmers, says Zachary. “But it goes to show, you can get pretty good with a hoe if you start when you’re a kid.” Will Africa’s recent farming boom endure? It’s an open question, Zachary says, but for the first time in a long time, there’s good reason for optimism.

 

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