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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1998

    Food insecurity is expected to accelerate substantially in sub-Saharan Africa where available evidence suggests that environmental degradation such as soil erosion, desertification and deforestation is seriously depend for increasing their agricultural productivity. As a result, about 44 percent of Africa's population live below the poverty line earning an income of about $39 per month.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    January, 1990

    The establishment of a self-sustaining process of economic growth and development is the internal affair of Africa. The continent's on-going economic crisis is rooted in major problems of mass poverty food shortage, low productive base and backward technology. Production subsidies continue to be one of the most potentially useful tool for attaining the food self-sufficiency goal of Africa. The purpose of this report is to examine the role that agriculture production subsidies can play in the goal of attaining food self sufficiency in Africa.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1990

    The mission to Holetta, Ethiopia was undertaken from January 22 to 26 following; receipt by the Director of the Joint ECA/FAO Agriculture Division of a request from the Head of the Training and Manpower Development Service of the Institute of Agricultural Research of Ethiopia for advice and assistance in servicing a national workshop on agricultural research.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 1988

    The scale and persistence of the food crisis in Africa during the last

    20 years is of the gravest concern to African governments as well as to the international community. Food production is not able to keep pace with population growth and many countries in the continent have become increasingly dependent on imports of food stuffs originating from international aid.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 1991

    Women's access to and control of land is an important, even crucial issue because of its relation to and implications for food production and food security in the region. Women in rural Africa often do not own the land they are working. The land generally is registered as belonging to their husbands, who then pass it on to their sons, at least to those who remain in the rural area of origin.

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