La commission économique pour l’Afrique a patronné, en collaboration avec la FAO, un Centre de perfectionnement du crédit agricole en Afrique dont la session a eu lieu du 7 au 17 mai 1962 à la Maison de 1'Afrique, à Addis-Abeba, Ethiopie.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 1962Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMay, 1962Africa
Africa produces roughly four-fifths of world' oil palm products and contributes a similar proportion to world exports. The oil palm (Elaois guinoonsis) is thought to be native to West Africa, where it is mainly exploited by small producers. Estate planting is mostly confined to the Congo (Leopoldville), where plantations under European management wore first established around 50 years ago and at present produce about one-third of the Congolese palm oil.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJanuary, 1962Africa
The object of this paper is to emphasize some of the special characteristics of agricultural projects particularly in Africa and put forward a general- outline for their formulation and appraisal with the hope that more projects in future will be examined in a comprehensive fashion. Although some of the details may not be applicable, or may not be available, for the wide variety of projects which fall within the agricultural field the general considerations should apply to all of them.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJuly, 1962Africa
Pays d'Afrique tropicale, la Côte d’Ivoire est à vocation essentiellement agricole, et malgré l'essor de sa jeune industrie, son économie externe est encore basée sur l’exportation des grands produits tropicaux: café - cacao - banane - bois - palmistes qui représentent en valeur 94% de son commerce.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsOctober, 1962Africa
The objectives of the Centre were to give an opportunity to officers of credit institutions and policy makers in the fields of agricultural credit, including cooperative and supervised credit, and in agricultural development programming in Africa to exchange views and experiences, to examine the needs for credit facilities' for farmers and the kind of facilities likely to be most effective.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJuly, 1962Tanzania
The major agricultural products of Tanganyika are subject to a degree of control under the various commodity boards established for that purpose. The degree of control varies from direct participation in marketing in the case of cotton lint and' seed, to the control of production and intermediary arrangements for marketing in the case of pyrethrum and purely advisory capacity in the case of sisal. The general trend of Government policy is towards more direct participation.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1962Africa
Comme l'économie africaine est en grande partie fondée sur l'agriculture, l'industrialisation est appelée à jouer un rôle capital dans la croissance économique. Or tout effort d'industrialisation suppose le plus souvent qu'une place de grande importance a été réservée au secteur agricole dans les programmes de développement économique.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJuly, 1962Niger
This paper was submitted in response to a note by the Executive Secretary inviting participating governments to contribute papers on the topics included in the provisional agenda. In Niger stabilization measures are applied to two agricultural commodities, cotton and groundnuts.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 1962Uganda
La présents communication a pour objet d'exposer et d'apprécier dans
leurs grandes lignes les politiques et mesures appliquées en Ouganda pour stabiliser les produits agricoles.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 1963Tanzania
This Notice contains in its Schedules declared customary law on guardianship, inheritance and wills. As to guardianship of women and children, certain powers and restrictions are placed un guardians regarding agricultural crops and livestock. A guardian is forbidden from selling land or permanent crops which are under his protection. As for inheritance, women are allowed to inherit except clan land. They can use clan land without selling it during their lifetime. But if there are no men in that clan, a woman can inherit this land completely.