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Cover for The millennium goals, the state and macro-level performance - an overview.

This chapter shows that poverty reduction and achievement of the Millenium Development Goals, hereunder poverty reduction and food security, are professed priorities for governments in sub-Saharan Africa. In order to attain them, governments have declared an ambition to facilitate private sector...

Author(s)
Holmén, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for African agriculture: from crisis to development?

This chapter points out that sub-Saharan Africa's inability to improve its food security by domestic means is a matter of recurring concern. Being initially seen as caused by negligent domestic policies, it was dramatically worsened by imposed structural adjustment policies in the 1980's and...

Author(s)
Holmén, H.; Hydén, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global perspectives on agricultural development.

A comparison between the Asian agricultural development during the Green Revolution and current agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa is presented. The different aspects of the Asian Green Revolution which include government intervention, market factors, small-farming systems and...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The state and agricultural intensification in sub-Saharan Africa.

The agricultural intensification (or its absence) in eight sub-Saharan African countries, viz. Ethiopia, Uganda, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia, is discussed. Special emphasis is directed at the triad state-market-smallholders and their respective roles in staple food...

Author(s)
Holmén, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spurts in production - Africa's limping Green Revolution.

The present food situation in sub-Saharan Africa is described; also, examples of historical agricultural experiences and of some attempted sub-Saharan Green Revolutions are presented. An overview of food production development in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi and Nigeria, ...

Author(s)
Holmén, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The puzzle of the policy shift - the early Green Revolution in India, Indonesia and the Philippines.

The Green Revolution in the Philippines, India and Indonesia is described, as well as that in Bangladesh. The first three countries made a shift in their agricultural policies during the 1960s, which led the way for the Green Revolution to take place. The shift involved the famous package of...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.; Jirström, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions and a look ahead.

Issues on the relevance of the Asian experience on the Green Revolution in Africa are discussed. These issues include: (1) the lessons that can be learned from the Asian Green Revolution; (2) the influence of agroecological, demographic and technological factors on national food security; (3) the...

Author(s)
Akande, T.; Djurfeldt, G.; Holmén, H.; Isinika, A. C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The state and Green Revolutions in East Asia.

An analysis of the agricultural intensification processes of three East Asian countries, viz. Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, is presented. The objective of this chapter is to show how a number of Asian states, during critical periods of structural change of their economies and in the face of...

Author(s)
Jirström, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Green Revolution and regional inequality: implications of Asian experience for Africa.

The first part of this chapter presents a comparison of the performance of food production between Asia and Africa, as well as a hypothesis that can explain the contrasting difference in food production performance between the two regions. The chapter then gives a characterization of the Asian rice ...

Author(s)
Otsuka, K.; Yamano, T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Smallholders and structural adjustment in Ghana.

The role of Ghana's Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) is discussed with particular reference to intensification of the major staple food crops, viz. cassava, maize, rice and sorghum. The SAP is reviewed from the standpoint of how its policies and programmes have affected the supply,...

Author(s)
Seini, A. W.; Nyanteng, V. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter

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