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Title The Challenges of agricultural production and food security in Africa / edited by Olusegun Obasanjo and Hans d'Orville
Published Washington, D.C. : Crane Russak, [1992]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 186 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Foreword; Chapter 1 Introduction; Part One: Overview; Chapter 2 Agricultural Production in Africa; Chapter 3 Food Security in Africa United Nations' Economic Commission for Africa; Chapter 4 Dietary Patterns in Africa; Part Two: The Practice of Agriculture in Africa; Chapter 5 Problems and Prospects; Chapter 6 The Farmer's Viewpoint; Chapter 7 The Zimbabwean Viewpoint National Farmers Association of Zimbabwe; Chapter 8 The Women's Viewpoint; Chapter 9 Agribusiness; Chapter 10 The Needs of African Agriculture
Part Three: International Cooperation and Food SecurityChapter 11 The World Food Program Perspective; Chapter 12 The Food and Agricultural Organization's Approach to Formulating National Food Security Programs in Developing Countries; Chapter 13 Rice in West Africa: The Role of WARDA; Part Four:Future Directions; Chapter 14 Beyond the Crisis in African Agriculture: Balancing Conservation and Development; Chapter 15 What Is Going Right with African Agriculture; Chapter 16 Development, Food, and Agricultural Sufficiency: The Korean Experience; Afterword; Appendix Summary of Main Conclusions
Summary The agricultural and rural crisis besetting Africa is the result of both policy failures and inadequacies and the product of structural rigidities inhibiting access to and control of vital resources. The challenge of leadership in the agricultural sector is how to design and implement policies which would help induce growth and development in this sector. It is against this background that the Africa Leadership Forum convened in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria in July of 1989 to explore a broad range of parameters to be addressed in the formulation of successful policies. This volume is derived fr
Notes Derived from the papers submitted, and the presentations made, at a conference convened by the Africa Leadership Forum in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria in July 1989
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Agricultural productivity -- Africa -- Congresses
Food supply -- Africa -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Ota (Nigeria, 1989)
Form Electronic book
Author Obasanjo, Olusegun.
Orville, Hans d', 1949-
Africa Leadership Forum.
ISBN 1135844623