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Agricultural technology in Sub-Saharan Africa

a workshop on research issues

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural innovations -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Technology transfer -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSuzanne Gnaegy and Jock R. Anderson, editors, with contributions by Jacques Brossier ... [et al.].
      SeriesWorld Bank discussion papers,, 126
      ContributionsGnaegy, Suzanne, 1956-, Anderson, Jock R., 1941-, Brossier, Jacques.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS494.5.I5 A323 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1542252M
      ISBN 100821318667
      LC Control Number91021078

      Downloadable! The Symposium on the Impact of Technology on Agricultural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa funded by AID/AFR/ARTS and AID/RD/EID under the Michigan State University Food Security Cooperative Agreements, was held in Washington, D.C., Oct. , A primary purpose of the symposium was to present evidence which would either confirm or contradict the perception that . 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 CT , Accra, Ghana.

      Over the past thirty years, most of Sub-Saharan Africa has seen rapid population growth, poor agricultural performance, and increasing environmental degradation. Why do these problems seem so intractable?Author: Cleaver, Kevin Schreiber, Gotz. The paper provides a vision for African governments, donor agencies and others working on African agriculture. After twenty-five years of agricultural growth slower than population growth, and increasing problems of food insecurity and environmental degradation, a reassessment of government and donor agricultural strategies in sub-Saharan Africa is required.

      of agricultural technology in sub-Saharan Africa: regulation, public agricultural research and enterprise development. It is based on a longer study (Tripp, ). Regulation can be seen as a response to inadequate information, and can be implemented through both public and private agencies. In addition, private enterprise. This book shares research and practice on current trends in digital technology for agricultural and rural development in the Global South. Growth of research in this field has been slower than the pace of change for practitioners, particularly in bringing socio-technical views of information technology and agricultural development perspectives together. The contents are therefore structured.


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This paper summarizes and interprets recent evidence on the impact of agricultural TDT in Sub-Saharan Africa, and draws lessons to improve the efficiency of future investment in African TDT. Agricultural Law in Sub-Saharan Africa: Cases and Comments. introduces the subject of agricultural law and economics to researchers, practitioners, and students in common law countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, and presents information from the legal system in Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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Agricultural Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Workshop on Research Issues Volume of World Bank discussion papers: Authors: Suzanne Gnaegy, Jock R. Anderson, Jacques Brossier: Publisher: World Bank, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Africa has the world's oldest record of human technological achievement: the oldest stone tools in the world have been found in eastern Africa, and later evidence for tool production by our hominin ancestors has been found across Sub-Saharan history of science and technology in Africa since then has, however, received relatively little attention compared to other regions of the.

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