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- Centre de recherches pour le développement international 2006; US$ 30.00
Les pays en développement vont connaître dans les années à venir une explosion démographique, qui sera particulièrement sensible dans les villes. La production alimentaire devra doubler dans les trente prochaines années et, parallèlement, la production de déchets et d?effluents sera multipliée par quatre. L'agriculture urbaine, qui utilise les ressources... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 129.00
Agriculture is the lifeblood of the majority of people in Africa. It is not just a provider of food, it is a way of life for rural people. Whilst subsistence farming is the most practiced form of agriculture, there are many parts of Africa where agriculture is highly developed and progressive. In many instances it is the very diversity of agricultural... more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 120.00
This text consists of selected, edited and revised papers from a workshop held at ICRAF in July 2000. It synthesizes existing information on the adoption of natural resource management investments and strategies for agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 155.00
Biological control has made a major contribution to integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa, but its documentation has often been under-reported. This book provides a review of the most important studies. The focus is on arthropod pests and weeds, but diseases are covered where significant. more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
Fertilizer use in Africa as compared to other developing regions has been limited. What types of policies and programs are needed to realize the potential benefits of fertilizer in African agriculture? This book summarizes key lessons learned from past efforts to promote fertilizer in Africa, provides an overview of the current state of knowledge concerning... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99
This book examines how agricultural innovation arises in four African countries Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda through the lens of agribusiness, public policies, and specific value chains for food staples, high value products, and livestock. Determinants of innovation are not viewed individually but within the context of a complex... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 19.99
Awakening Africa's Sleeping Giant' explores the feasibility of restoring international competitiveness and growth in African agriculture through the identification of products and production systems that can underpin rapid development of a competitive commercial agriculture. Based on a careful examination of the factors that contributed to... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99
Comprehensive empirical studies of the disarray in world agricultural markets appeared approximately 20 years ago. Since then, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has provided estimates each year of market distortions in high-income countries, but there have been no comparable estimates for the world's developing countries.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
Based on comprehensive empirical studies, the paper identifies key reforms and defines strategies to enhance the competitiveness of the cotton sector in West and Central Africa. Lessons learned from the 1990s suggest that transferring public property to private enterprises is not enough, by itself, to put the sector back on a sustainable path. The... more...