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Enhancing agriculture in Africa

Enhancing agriculture in Africa

a role for U.S. development assistance : volume II--contract papers.

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Published by Office of Technology Assessment in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural assistance, American -- Africa.,
  • Technical assistance, American -- Africa.,
  • Agriculture -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDevelopment assistance and low-resource agriculture.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17661473M

    Tillage agriculture has led to widespread soil and ecosystem degradation globally. This is especially so in Africa where traditional and modern tillage-based agricultural practices have become unsustainable due to severe disturbance and exploitation of natural resources, with negative impacts on the environment and rural livelihoods. In addition, agriculture in Africa today faces major.   Farmers in Africa, though they cultivate well-renowned species such as maize, rice or potato, also produce orphan crops that offer a better adaptability to climate change. However, research programs have for a long time neglected these crops, which have demonstrated their potentials to sustain agriculture resilience against diseases, droughts.

    Enhancing food security -Food security and sustainable agriculture taking account of community-based and indigenous approaches to sustainable food production (Chapter II, 7 (a), (j) & (k);. Confronting Drought in Africa's Drylands: Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience (Africa Development Forum) - Kindle edition by Raffaello Cervigni, Michael Morris. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Confronting Drought in Africa's Drylands: Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience.

    World Agroforestry | Transforming Lives and Landscapes with Trees. Climate-smart Agriculture: Enhancing Resilient Agricultural Systems, Landscapes and Livelihoods in Ethiopia and Beyond soil, ecosystems, climate change, rural energy, socioeconomic, gender and policy issues in Sub-Saharan Africa, with emphasis on Ethiopia. The book. For more than 30 years, Japan has partnered with IFPRI in Africa and Asia, providing support for areas of shared concern—from agricultural modernization to capacity strengthening to nutrition. Evidence from IFPRI research, which has benefited from long-term Japanese support, has influenced policies in the countries of research and informed.


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Africa's Future, Africa's Challenge: Early Childhood Care and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Garcia, Marito; Pence, Alan; Evans, Judith L. () This book seeks to achieve a balance, describing challenges that are being faced as well as developments that are underway.

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development assistance: volume II--contract papers. Part C-2, Development assistance and low-resource agriculture (continued). [United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.;]. Shimeles A., Verdier-Chouchane A., Boly A.

() Conclusions: Enhancing the Resilience and Sustainability of the Agriculture Sector in sub-Saharan Africa. In: Shimeles A., Verdier-Chouchane A., Boly A. (eds) Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. First Online 02 June Author: Abebe Shimeles, Audrey Verdier-Chouchane, Amadou Boly.

Agriculture -- Africa. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Agriculture; Africa; Narrower terms: Agriculture -- Africa -- Congresses; Agricultural innovat. and Enhancing Food Security in Africa: New Challenges and Opportunities.” Date: November 1–3, Location: Africa Hall, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The subthemes for the conference are the following: (1) Science, technology, and innovation in agriculture. The book Climate-Smart Agriculture: Enhancing Resilient Agricultural Systems, Landscapes, and Livelihoods in Ethiopia and Beyond was recently published by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) with contributing editors from WeForest, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), Oregon State University and Mekelle University.

The causes of malnutrition are complex, yet all forms of malnutrition share one common feature: nutritionally inappropriate diets. The State of Food and Agriculture makes the case that healthy diets and good nutrition begin with food and agriculture.

All e. Enhancing agriculture value chains in Africa - Tidiane Boye. Report. Faecal Sludge Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Enhancing the Value Chain. Tito Tyrek. [Read Book] Supply Chain Management: Concepts, Techniques and Practices Enhancing the Value Concepts, Techniques and Practices Enhancing the Value Through.

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Research and Extension systems play major role in generation and dissemination of Agricultural technologies aiming at enhancing the income of farmers. Gendering Agriculture. notes the World Bank in its Gender in Agriculture Resource Book.

Makhtar Diop, the World Bank vice-president for Africa, warns that “the status quo is. OTA Project Staff-Enhancing Agriculture in Africa: A Role for U.S.

Development Assistance Roger C. Herdman,Assistant Director, OTA Health and Life Sciences Division Walter E. Parham, Food and Renewable Resources Program Manager Phyllis N. Windle,Project Director Bruce J.

Horwith,Analyst Edward F. MacDonald,Analyst J. Kathy Parker, Analyst Allen M. Ruby, Research Analyst. Agriculture for Impact presented the new Montpellier Panel report ‘No Ordinary Matter: Conserving, Restoring and Enhancing Africa’s Soils’ on Thursday 4th December at the International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome- ahead of World Soil Day on the 5 th of December.

In sub-Saharan Africa, an estimated 65 per cent of soils are degraded, and unable to nourish the crops the. Enhancing the Climate Resilience of Africa 's Infrastructure evaluates -using for the first time a single consistent methodology and the state-of-the-arte climate scenarios- the impacts of climate change on hydro-power and irrigation expansion plans in Africa’s main rivers basins (Niger, Senegal, Volta, Congo, Nile, Zambezi, Orange); and Brand: World Bank Publications.

The State and Agriculture in Africa edited by Thandika Mkandawire A group of leading African academics from various social science disciplines engage in an in-depth examination of the current food and agricultural crisis in Africa, touching on the causes, nature, scope and dynamics of the problem.

The essays in “Agriculture in Africa – Telling Myths from Facts” aim to set the record straight. They exploit newly gathered, nationally representative, geo-referenced information at the household and plot level, from six African by: 5. Climate Smart Agriculture: Enhancing Resilient Agricultural Systems, Landscapes and Livelihoods in Ethiopia and Beyond Book August with 87 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Drylands are at the core of Africa’s development challenge. Drylands make up about 43 percent of the region’s land surface, account for about 75 percent of the area used for agriculture, and are home to about 50 percent of the population, including a disproportionate share of the poor.

Enhancing Climate Change Mitigation through Agriculture Agriculture, with its growing contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions and opportunities to mitigate emissions, can help close the gap between existing global mitigation efforts and those that are needed to keep global warming to between °C and 2 °C by the end of the century.

The Agriculture Status Report has as its main objective to: (i) highlight major trends in African agriculture, the drivers of those trends, and the emerging challenges that Africa’s food systems are facing in the 21st century; (ii) identify policies and programs that can support the movement of Africa’s farming systems from subsistence-oriented towards more commercialized farming.

Climate-Smart Agriculture- Enhancing Resilient Agricultural Systems, Landscapes and Livelihoods in Ethiopia and Beyond Africa, with emphasis on book presents evidence-based.iii About the Authors Suresh Chandra Babu (@) is a senior research fellow with the Partnership, Impact and Capacity Strengthening Unit of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Irene Annor- Frempong ([email protected]) is the Director for Capacity Strengthening with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA); and Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere (k.

book: confronting drought in africa’s drylands: opportunities for enhancing resilience by Evgeniya Anisimova | November 7, Drylands make up about 43 percent of the region’s land surface, account for about 75 percent of the area used for agriculture, and are home to about 50 percent of the population, including many poor.