Canadian company seeks bountiful harvest from a scorching barren desert

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Ethiopia is fast becoming the focal point for a renaissance in African agricultural development. Allana Potash is one company that wants to be in the forefront of this change and is working towards starting up the first potash mine in Africa by 2017.    This is very different from the what has happened in the past as Allana Potash (a Canadian junior mining company) becomes part of the solution in solving the African hunger crisis.

Across Africa today, from Mozambique where an estimated 300,000 face famine to the pastoral lands of Sahel and the Horn of Africa where severe food shortages has left millions without basic nutrition, the continent is facing hunger pains almost everywhere you look.

Once endowed with the planet’s most arable lands, a…

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