Can Sub-Saharan Africa feed itself? The role of irrigation development in the region’s drylands for food security

This paper was given at the workshop on Virtual Water in Agricultural Products: Quantification, Limitations and Trade Policy (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, 14-16 September 2016), which was sponsored by the OECD Co-operative Research Programme: Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems whose financial support made it possible for the author to participate in the workshop.