Building A Resilient And Sustainable Agriculture In Sub-saharan Africa

June 14, 2018|
Building A Resilient And Sustainable Agriculture In Sub-saharan Africa by Abebe Shimeles
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What are the challenges and action points for agricultural sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa? This open access collection of papers offers technical analyses, policy recommendations and an overview of success stories to date. Each carefully selected paper provides valuable insights for improved policy making and defines relevant strategic priorities on Africa's sustainable transformation process, which is in line with the international development agenda. Although agriculture remains the main source of income for Africa's population, the sector is rain-fed subjecting it to the vagaries of weather and climate change. This volume demonstrates the rationale of developing a competitive, inclusive and sustainable agribusiness sector for Africa's food security and structural transformation.

From the impact of Bioenergy crop adoption and Drought Index Insurance to Agro-Industrialization, this volume is important reading for individual researchers, academic associations and professional bodies interested in African agricultural development.


Chapter 1: Understanding the Challenges of the Agriculture Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa.Part I - Improving Agricultural Productivity.Chapter 2: Improved Seeds and Agricultural Productivity of Family Farms in Cameroon.Chapter 3: Breaking the Traditional Trap: Assessing Drivers of Modern Technology Adoption by Smallholder Farmers in Huru...
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Title:Building A Resilient And Sustainable Agriculture In Sub-saharan Africa
Format:Hardcover
Dimensions:302 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 in
Published:June 14, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319762210

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