The rediscovery of local African cereals as essential vectors of the sovereignty of countries, By Ze Belinga

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The rediscovery of local African cereals as essential vectors of the sovereignty of countries is an opportunity to recategorize the world of commodities, subsistence, and references of strategic products for African sovereignties. More than food, hunger induces a geopolitics of dependence that can be largely avoided given the availability of a range of possibilities, in this case agricultural and cereal. Cassava, millet, corn, sorghum should take a more important place in the popular diet, making bread, fritters, pancakes, etc. Public authorities, entrepreneurs, researchers, training centers, and financiers should invest more in this area, at the local, national, regional, and even continental levels, in order to generate endogenous African commodity chains capable of balancing seasonal and regional needs through the mobilization and fluidity of surpluses