Fighting Against Hunger Is A Precondition For Development
On 01 July 2020, Germany assumed the presidency of the Council of the European Union. From a political perspective, it is in Europe’s own best interests to promote prosperity in Africa, so it would be short-sighted to put the overwhelming focus of its agenda on Europe alone. Although rural development has not been overlooked within the EU, it does not play a central role in its development policy. Support for sustainable agriculture and food security must be a high priority in the EU budget for 2021–2027 and at the EU–AU summit.