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If most of the countries in Africa are to attempt to use Agriculture as a vehicle to fight poverty then agriculture should be tailored holistically to ensure livelihood security of poor communities dependent on agriculture for economic survival: that would include investment in improving transportation; electricity distribution; banking; provision of technical capacity building to increase agricultural production and productivity; Establishment of small cooperative group; Development of Micro-credit of finance; Institutional capacity building of local government and private sector and Improve the market structure. It is also assisting farmers by providing technical assistance on areas of crop production, animal husbandry and provide loans that can support the agro-economic activities. An element of participatory identification of the suitable crop varieties and identification of agro-ecological zones and type of soils to enable communities produce crops that actually contribute to economic sustainability, not just produce for export.