Agricultural research in tropical Africa

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Statement[by] St. G. C. Cooper. Assisted by R. Devred, O. Starnes [and] P. Q. Ripley. Foreword by Robert Gardiner.
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LC ClassificationsS535.A2 C66
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Paginationxviii, 193 p.
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Open LibraryOL5467430M
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cooper, St. George Clerona. Agricultural research in tropical Africa. Dar es Salaam, East African Literature Bureau []. Get this from a library.

The impact of agricultural research in tropical Africa: a study of the collaboration between the international and national research systems. [Hans E Jahnke; Dieter Kirschke; Johannes Lagemann] -- This report is one of the results of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research's (CGIAR) overall endeavor to improve the understanding of the impact of.

Book Description: Following independence, most countries in Africa sought to develop, but their governments pursued policies that actually undermined their rural economies. Examining the origins of Africa's "growth tragedy,"Markets and States in Tropical Africahas for decades shaped the thinking of practitioners and scholars alike.

Robert H. Markets and States in Tropical Africa analyzes these and other paradoxical features of development in modern Africa and explores how governments have intervened and diverted resources from farmers to other sectors of society.

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A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library, London, UK. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Agricultural technologies and tropical deforestation / edited by enand itz. Based on papers presented at a workshop held inTurrialba, Costa Rica, Mar.

An International Journal on Agricultural Research and Extension in the Tropical and Subtropical Areas, published by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. Full text articles available. Agricultural research in tropical Africa [by] St.

Cooper. Assisted by R. Devred, O. Starnes [and] P. Ripley. Foreword by Robert Gardiner. Format Book Published Dar es Salaam, East African Literature Bureau [] Description xviii, p.

map. 19 cm. Notes. AFTERWORD Acknowledgements At the end of this History of Agricultural Research in Francophone Tropical Africa, whose length and breadth of subject took on unforeseen dimensions involving some. Robert Bates Markets and States in Tropical Africa: This is perhaps as good Agricultural research in tropical Africa book it gets in one, succinct volume: a clear and coherent analysis of why post-colonial Africas agricultural Agricultural research in tropical Africa book have been so poor, and more generally why African development has failed/5.

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Official journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. Full text articles al Agricultural Research is now indexed in and. Much of Africa is facing an agricultural crisis. Although generally populated by small farmers, many nations in Africa face food shortages.

Bates argues that these crises are the result of inefficient policies (which intervene in, and distort markets) implemented by political and economic elites.4/5(12).

First published inthis volume explores how African agriculture has always had a strong appeal for the people of the Netherlands. This is due to (1) a long-established interest in tropical agriculture going back to the days when Indonesia was a Duth colony; (2) a broad-based desire to help the Third World; and (3) the view that Tropical Africa is highly dependent on by: The Competitiveness of Tropical Agriculture: A Guide to Competitive Potential with Case Studies describes and synthesizes existing methodologies for evaluating competitiveness in agriculture, introduces extensions and refinements, and provides a novel approach based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

As exports of tropical fruit, nuts, and other high-value. The main objective of these institutes is to increase agricultural production of tropical countries through applied research coupled with extension and educational activities.

The functioning of these institutes is supported and supervised by the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Agricultural research is the engine driving agricultural growth in Rwanda which has resulted in the country being food secure over the last two years (–).

Emerging Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia identifies sixty emerging technologies with the potential to significantly improve agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Eighteen technologies are recommended for immediate development or. Global demand for agricultural products such as food, feed, and fuel is now a major driver of cropland and pasture expansion across much of the developing world. Whether these new agricultural lands replace forests, degraded forests, or grasslands greatly influences the environmental consequences of expansion.

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Marc Schut is a senior scientist working with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the Knowledge, Technology and Innovation group of Wageningen University (WUR). Marc is. other research and development institutes, adding his own careful and pragmatic approach to the interpretation of the usually scanty quantitative data available.

The main aim of this book is to improve the planning base for livestock development in Africa. The author's first task has been. Effect on Productivity The Impact of International Agricultural Research Edited by R.E.

Evenson Economic Growth Center Yale University New Haven Connecticut, USA and D. Gollin Department of Economics Williams College Williamstown Massachusetts, USA CABI Publishing 00 Crop Variety- Prelims 16/12/02 PM Page iii.

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spread among African agricultural research organizations, and further capacity building is warranted. A promising opportunity for agricultural research is stronger collabo-ration among African national agricultural research sys-tems (NARSs) in the form of joint research programs and regional centers of.

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Synopsis of Atlas of african agriculture research and development: Revealing agriculture's place in Africa. Africa has long needed to significantly and sustainably intensify its smallholder agriculture.

But achieving large-scale, sustainable increases in productivity is a complex process. South Africa.

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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Directorate of Agricultural Inputs Control. Agricultural remedies that are banned or restricted for use in the Republic of South Africa. CropLife South Africa. This is a database operated by CropLife South Africa (Agri-Intel). Bates. Markets and states in tropical Africa: The political basis of agricultural policies.

Berkeley: University of California Press. When post-colonial governments gained power, they took control of states economically dependent on producing and exporting primary products, especially food goods. Desiring rapid development, they implemented policies to shift resources from agriculture to ind.

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Ajayi m.T, Fatunbi AO and Akinbamijo O. O (). Strategies for Scaling Agricultural Technologies in Africa. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Accra Ghana FARA encourages fair use of this material. Proper citation is requested.

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa 12 Anmeda Street, Roman Ridge PmB CTAccra, Ghana.Increasing agricultural productivity remains a central concern of developing countries. This is because it is a major factor determining the level of income of the farming sector, in meeting the food requirements of continually expanding populations, in generating foreign exchange to finance domestic programmes, amongst others.

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