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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    January, 1989
    Africa

    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.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 1992
    Africa

    African Agriculture is in crisis. Serious deterioration in the terms of trade, frequent droughts, growing expenditure on food imports, and rapid population growth on an ecologically fragile agricultural resource base have, all combined to prevent African agriculture from playing its vital role as the engine of economic development of the continent.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 1990
    Africa

    The purpose of this review is to discuss major measures for improving agricultural marketing extension in North Africa. In view of the special conditions of each individual country in the sub-region, the recommended measures are by necessity of general nature and are meant as general guidelines for discussions, The review is divided into four parts. The first part is introductory, giving a brief review of the economic and agricultural situation. The second part is an over view of the agriculture marketing and extension situation.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2009
    Africa

    Après avoir été largement négligée pendant plus de deux décennies, l’agriculture figure désormais au premier rang des priorités de développement en Afrique. Étant donné l’importance cruciale de ce secteur dans la plupart des pays du continent, les chefs d’État et de gouvernement de l’Union africaine ont choisi, en juillet 2001, de l’incorporer en tant que seul productif parmi les cinq priorités sectorielles du Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique. Ce choix a été plus tard renforcé par l’initiative du Secrétaire général de l’ONU en faveur de la révolution verte africaine.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1961
    Africa

    In Kenya drought sharply reduced the maize crop, causing famine

    conditions in some areas, towards the relief of which surplus maize

    was donated by the United States. In the rest of east Africa the effects

    of the drought were less servere, but some food products wera in short

    supply in Uganda and thera were crop failures in parts of Tanganyika. ^

    Coffee and sisal production increased substantially in Kenya, reflecting

    the progress of 'African production under the Swynnerton Plan. In Uganda

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 1986
    Africa

    La FAO effectue également une étude approfondie de l’agriculture en Afrique afin de créer la base du développement futur du secteur de l'agriculture. Les trois dernières années ont offert une occasion unique d'étudier dans le détail les problèmes et les potentialités (ou l'absence de potentialités) de l’agriculture. Les pays africains à développer leur agriculture grâce a une méthode bien planifiée et intégrée, de manière à Jeter des bases solides et à éviter à l'avenir des tragédies humaines comme celles de ces dernières années.

  7. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1985
    Africa

    This paper focuses on the proposals for food and agriculture development 1986 – 1990. the experiences and implications of the current crisis re-emphasize ever more sharply Africa's development priorities in the immediate future and in the long run.

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