Rapid industrial development has become an all pervasive feature of Africa’s e economic and social development strategy. Agricultural development ceased to be an engine of growth, which it was in the fifties when it contributed 63 per cent (directly and indirectly) to the gross domestic product increment. This contribution has declined to JL8 per cent in the past decade (figure derived for 1960-67), and although this figure may be considered as unduly low-' it shows clearly that Africa's economic structure has been fundamentally altered.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 1970Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2010Africa
Economic growth and poverty reduction in Africa can be achieved by enhancing the productivity and profitability of agriculture through the development of agricultural input sector. This paper reviews the current state of agricultural input production, marketing and consumption in
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJanuary, 1989Africa
The present paper was prepared as part of the work programme of food and agriculture for the 1988-1989 biennium. It constitutes element 2.4 on multinational co-operation on livestock development in Africa and it focuses on the performance of the sector in the face of government intervention and the structural adjustment programmes (SAP). The effect of the SAP on the achievement of increased collective self-sufficiency and self-reliance in animal food production and supply was given particular attention.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1988Africa
The paper deals technical publication of the improvement of the agricultural equipment maintenance capacity of an indentified national, subregional or regional institution for maintenance of agricultural equipment.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 1982Africa
The report contains suggestions for a greater effort to be made in the understanding of the problems of agricultural development from the point of view, of the small, farmers and for a consequent reorientation of actions so that the relevant institutions would be able to serve the interests of the small farmers and the nation at large.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2006Africa
This paper examines the implications for African economies of the possible outcomes from the ongoing agriculture negotiations in the Doha Round. The paper defines scenarios that capture key elements of the modalities negotiations and undertakes simulations using a global dynamic general equilibrium model to examine the impact of multilateral agricultural trade reforms on African economies.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1991Africa
This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics. This is the first edition of the African Compendium of Environment Statistics. It is in many ways experimental and covers a limited range of topics but it is intended that future editions will cover a wider range of data and will include more comment and analysis. Environment statistics is a relatively new branch of statistics and very few African countries have yet started systematic data collection or have any statisticians trained in this branch.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 1972Uganda
The Department of Lands and Surveys is responsible for Land Administration, Surveys and Mapping, Valuations and Titles. The last report adequately covered the history of our land tenure and' it
is not therefore intended to go over it again.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsNovember, 2013Africa
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