Africa is the most interesting and diverse continent on earth. It is the home of an incredible variety of people, animals, climates, and spectacular places. It is a country known for its beautiful colourful clothing and its history of incredible works of art. Africa is where human beings first appeared on earth and the home of the world’s first great civilization, Egypt which dates to 3300 BC.
1 China is Africa’s top trade partner with Sino-African trade volumes now nearing $200 billion per year.
2 Neocolonialism is a real threat with over 1 million Chinese citizens on the African continent. Angola alone has a population of over 350,000 Chinese.
3 Over 90% of soils are unsuitable for agriculture and only 0.25% has moderate to low potential for sustainable farming.
4 Over 55% of Africa’s labour force working in food production with vast areas of arable and pastoral lands supporting agricultural economies.