The impact of urbanisation on food systems in West and East Africa: opportunities to improve rural livelihoods

Urbanisation is a major driver of societal, environmental and economic change in both West and East Africa, affecting all aspects of food systems. This policy report provides insights into the current and projected dynamics of urbanisation and food systems in West and East Africa and assesses the potential impacts on rural livelihoods. The report concludes with three recommendations on how urbanisation can contribute to rural livelihoods.