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  1. Library Resource
    December, 1992
  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 1992

    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
    September, 1965
    Africa, Eastern Africa

    This paper focuses on East Africa: development trends and problems. The East African sub-region onglobes a total area of about 5.5 million kilometers or about 18 percent of the continent’s area.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 1969

    The fourteen countries of East and Central Africa under discussion are at differing stages of economic and research development, and as a

    consequence, are endowed with varying levels of resources, in terms of

    scientific personnel, equipment and financial provision, for carrying

    out effective research on agriculture and its allied disciplines.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1987

    Many countries are today confronted with the challenging tasks of improving the level of living and the productive capacities of their people especially in the spheres of agriculture and food production. While governments are mainly concerned with providing structural support the actual implementation lies with the individuals, who in the final analysis are the farmers and the rural population.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1974

    Estimates and projections of the agricultural population and the economically active population (or labour force) in agriculture are important for agricultural planning since, apart from indicating the size of the population depending for their living on, and engaged in agriculture, they have direct implications on agricultural employment policies. They are also needed for the determination of such important development indicators as per Capita agricultural income, labour productivity in agriculture and the proportion of population or labour force in agriculture.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 1986

    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.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 1985

    Nigeria has a land area of 925,768 km2 or approximately 92,4 million ha., which places her as the 14th largest country in Africa. With a population estimated at 80 million, every inhabitant theoretically has only 1.15 ha of land available for meeting basic economic, industrial and social needs. Lying between latitudes 4°N and 12°N, on the west coast of Africa and with 680 km of coastline, land is not homogenous and is therefore not fully accessible ant! utilizable for any or all of these basic needs.

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