agricultural policy

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- Mariam A. T. J. Mapila

Evidence exists which shows growing disillusionment with and disinterest in agricultural-based livelihoods among the youth in Africa south of the Sahara. This disillusionment raises concerns for the future of agriculture for the developing world...

- Abdulai Jalloh (ed.), Gerald C. Nelson (ed.), Timothy S. Thomas (ed.), Robert Zougmoré (ed.), Harold Roy-Macauley (ed.)

The first of three books in IFPRI’s climate change in Africa series, West African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing 11 of the countries that make up West Africa...

- Chris Ackello-Ogutu, Victor Okoruwa, Girish Nath Bahal

Although there have been numerous concerted efforts aimed at halting the deterioration of the global food security situation, available evidence indicates only a modest level of success especially in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA). The region harbors...

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In 2011, G20 leaders committed to the sustainable increase of agricultural production (paragraph 43 of the Cannes Declaration). They "agree(d) to further invest in agriculture, in particular in the poorest countries, and bearing in mind the...

3 Jan, 2012 - Yu, Bingxin and Nin-Pratt, Alejandro

"We analyze the evolution of Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA’s) agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) over the past 45 years, looking for evidence of recent changes in growth patterns using an improved nonparametric Malmquist...

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