Take our agriculture quiz and win prizes!

One of the ways that ONE holds governments to account on their commitments to the world’s poorest people is by publishing reports and sharing them with other organisations, governments and the media. Recently, our policy team did just that with their report, A Growing Opportunity: Measuring Investments in African Agriculture.

Basically, it checks up on the governments who made promises to support agriculture and food security in Africa and answers questions like ‘Which countries have been keeping their promises? Which have not? What more is there to be done?’

Do you think you know the answers to those questions? Test yourself with our quiz. All the answers can be found in the report.


Everyone who gets 100% will be entered into a draw for this amazing ONE goody basket. We’ll announce the winner and the answers on Tuesday 30 April.

The prize includes: a handcrafted fashionABLE scarf, handmade beaded bands and bracelets, bright activist stickers for your laptop, mobile phone covers and a cool ONE apron!

Type your answers in the form below, then click the submit button. Don’t forget to include your email address so we can get back to you if you win.  Good luck!

QUIZ: African Agriculture Commitments 

1. How many Africans depend of agriculture for their incomes?
a. 1/2
b. 2/3
c. 1/4
d. 3/4

2. True or False: The CAADP stands for The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme

3. How many countries out of 19 are on track to meet Millenium Development Goals of halving extreme poverty by 2015?
a. Six
b. Eight
c. 18
d. None of the above

4. How much labor do women contribute on farms in sub-Saharan Africa?
a. 35 percent
b. 25 percent
c. 95 percent
d. 50 percent

5. Who is not part of The New Alliance?
a. G8
b. Private companies
c. National governments
d. Peace Corps

6. Which of the following is a reason for African farmers’ inability to produce enough surplus to generate an income?
a. Facing poor infrastructure
b. Expensive fertilizer
c. Unreliable and unpredictable markets
d. All of the above

7. At what summit did donors pledge $22 billion over three years to support sustainable agriculture and food security?
a. 2009 G8 summit in L’Aquila, Italy
b. Gleneagles Summit
c. Hokkaido G8
d. UN Summit September 2008

8. How long has the Maputo Declaration been in existence?
a. 2 years
b. 5 years
c. 8 years
d. 10 years

9. What are most agricultural plans missing?
a. A call for agricultural development.
b. A clear call for transparency.
c. A clear focus on women farmers.
d. A clear incentive program for market participation.

10. What has 2014 been deemed?
a. 2014 African Union “Year of Agriculture”
b. 2014 African Union “Year of the Woman”
c. 2014 African Union “Year of the Market”
d. 2014 African Union “Year of Transparency”



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