In agriculture, Africa produces most of the world’s yams, cocoa beans, and cassava.
It is the leading producer of gold, copper, and diamonds.
The country of South Africa is the world’s largest producer of gold.
Africa remains the world’s poorest and most underdeveloped continent, even though it has abundant natural resources.
A large number of people in Africa experience malnutrition, poverty, illiteracy, and have inadequate water supply and sanitation.
The average person in some regions of Africa is estimated to live on less than a dollar a day.