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African agricultural development

United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa

African agricultural development

reflections on the major lines of advance and the barriers to progress.

by United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUnited Nations. [Document] -- E/CN.14/342
    ContributionsDumont, René, 1904-, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2117 U513
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 243 p.
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14382375M

      Consultant(s) are required to support the overall book development, playing a key role as its editor(s). Objective. The overall objective of the assignment is to guide the overall process and support the development of a book on tertiary agricultural education in Africa on behalf of RUFORUM. Roles/ activities of the Consultants. New detailed studies to support national agricultural policy makers in Africa A CCAFS supported project led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and undertaken in collaboration with African partners is exploring the relationship between changing weather patterns and agricultural production in Africa south of the Sahara. Published as a set of three books, this project's.

    The book highlights experiences and lessons from China and, in particular, analyzes why Africa has not yet been able to emulate China's agricultural development trajectory. African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) is an intergovernmental non-profit organization, founded in by Calestous Juma FRS in Nairobi, Kenya, promoting policy-oriented research on science and technology in development that is sustainable in terms of the economy, society, and the environment. It was the first African non-profit organization to combine policy research, science and Founder: Calestous Juma FRS.

      African’s agriculture’s private-sector investment is rising rapidly (see sidebar “Sizing Africa’s agricultural opportunity”). High, volatile food prices underline the importance of such development efforts and create not only pressure but also political space for policy makers to act. The Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) has been endorsed by the African Heads of State and Government and accepted as a vision for the restoration of agricultural growth, food security, and rural development in Africa. A specific goal of CAADP is to attain an average annual growth rate of 6 % in agriculture. To.


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