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Cover for Agriculture for achieving sustainable development goals.

This chapter examines India's adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how it plans to meet those targets. Recent government initiatives, particularly in the agricultural sector, are highlighted. Also discussed are the indicators for achieving the SDGs, the need for new technologies ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mozambique: rebuilding agricultural extension in the post-conflict period (1993-2015).

This chapter looks at how the government and key stakeholders performed in rebuilding agricultural extension after the Mozambican civil war. It outlines the main challenges faced, the strategies adopted and the key factors that contributed to the establishment of a pluralistic extension system...

Author(s)
Gêmo, H. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The development of extension services in post-Soviet, post-conflict Georgia.

This chapter examines agriculture and agricultural extension in the post-conflict and transitional country of Georgia; and discusses the roles of agricultural institutions, donors and projects, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector in extension in the country.

Author(s)
Shtaltovna, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transformation of Indian agriculture following economic liberalization.

This chapter documents the transformation of Indian agriculture following the economic liberalization since the early 1990s. It looks at the evolution of agricultural trade and trade policies, the investments and subsidies in agriculture, agricultural credit, the irrigation infrastructure, private...

Author(s)
Kavery Ganguly; Pandey, V. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for improved nutrition: seizing the momentum.

This book highlights the important links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programmes and policies, as well as through diverse perspectives, such as gender....

Author(s)
Fan, S.; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book
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Cover for Promoting investment in agriculture for increased production and productivity.

This book identifies drivers of investment and then analyses policy options that cause those drivers to channel investment into agriculture in developing countries. Chapter 2 presents the concept and definition of investment in general, and chapter 3 analyses investment in agriculture. Chapter 4...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book
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Cover for Promoting investment for increased agricultural production and productivity.

Ways to promote investment in agriculture in developing countries are examined. The discussion focuses on (1) promoting farm-household savings for on-farm investment, (2) promoting public sector investment in agriculture, (3) creating an enabling environment for corporate private sector investment...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for IITA's research-for-development agenda for Africa.

Agriculture is a primary driver for economic development in Africa. African agriculture must benefit from the research that can be conducted with the full arsenal of cutting-edge scientific tools to ensure food security, minimization of risk and the creation of wealth. The International Institute...

Author(s)
Blade, S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Thailand.

Before the economic crisis of 1997, Thailand was named one of the Asian newly industrialized countries (NICs). Efforts to revive the economy are currently under way in both the government and the private sector. The linkage between the status of science and technology and the economic status of a...

Author(s)
Tanticharoen, M.
ISBN
2002 CABI (H ISBN 9780851988160)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The evolving industry.

This chapter provides an overview of the rape research actors (involved in a national system of innovation) which have been divided into larger categories (i.e. the public sector, the private sector firms, the collaborative associations, and the related and supporting institutions, including...

Author(s)
Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995137)
Type
Book chapter

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