Perspectives on Agricultural Transformation: A View from Africa
Thomas S. Jayne, Isaac J. Minde, Gem Argwings-Kodhek
Nova Science, Jan 1, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 273 pages
Contents: Introduction: Setting the Stage; Agricultural Recovery and Structural Transformation in African Countries; Globalisation and Structural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa; Accelerating Africa's Structural Transformation: Lessons from East Asia; Technology Profitability and Agricultural Transformation: Concepts, Evidence, and Policy Implications; Agricultural Biotechnology: Current and Future Trends and Implications for Africa; Efficiency and Equity in Public Investment in Agriculture: Lessons from Soil Fertility Research in Kenya; The Impact of Market Reform on Agricultural Transformation in Mali; False Promise or False Premise? The Experience of Food and Input Market Reform in Eastern and Southern Africa; Building African Scientific and Managerial Capacity for Transforming Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa; Synthesis: What Have We Learned About Promoting Agricultural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa?; Challenges for the Future; Index.
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