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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 1975
    Africa

    This paper focused on the policies and programmes relating to human settlements, aspects of urban land policies and of policies for rational urban promotion and the elimination of uncontrolled settlements and slums.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 1965
    Africa

    Africa is a considerable net exporter of agricultural products and in 1963 the volume of its gross imports amounted only .to about a quarter of its gross exports. Since 1957 the continent's net exports have been subjected to a constant and fairly rapid increase. In 1963 the rise in net was smaller than in earlier years as gross exports increased only a little However, contrary to the past trend, the growth rate of net exports in 1963 was much higher than that of gross exports because of the reduction in agricultural imports.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 1992
    Africa

    The report presents the benefits of nuclear technology, the central role played by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of the United Nations in the transfer of nuclear technology applied to food and agriculture, as well as the experiences of Africa and some other developing regions in the acquisition of the technology. Some briefs are given on the discussions with scientists and technologists during missions to three African countries before concluding the report with recommendations.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2004
    Africa

    This paper focuses on the report of the ad-hoc expert group meeting on science and technology issues for sustainable development: principles, methodology and strategy for promoting the African revolution.

  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
    December, 2003
    Africa

    Africa is the fastest urbanizing region in the world, with the population doubling almost every

    20 years. The rural population is growing at a rate of 2.5 per cent per annum, while the urban

    population is experiencing 5-10 per cent growth per annum. Urbanization becomes a source

    of concern when the challenges it poses are far beyond the national management capacity.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 1989
    Africa

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the progress that has been achieved, identify innovatory experience and provide a frame for discussion on where to go next. Particular attention will be given to the benefits accruing to small farmers and livestock producers, particularly women. It will deal with policies and programmes in input supply and the provision of credit subject to the continuing constraints on the use of foreign exchange and government finance still prevailing m most African countries.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1987
    Africa

    This report is on output of the programme element selected to activities on reduction of post-harvest food losses- contained in the approved work programme and budget of the Commission for the biennium I986-1987. Its main objective is to report to the eighth meeting of the Technical Preparatory Committee of the Whole, to the thirteenth meeting of the Conference of ministers and to the General Assembly on measures taken by African member stats to reduce post-harvest food losses over the period 1975-1985.

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