Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Abebe Shimeles, Audrey Verdier-Chouchane, Amadou Boly

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Book Description

What are the challenges and action points for agricultural sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa? This collection of papers offers technical analyses, policy recommendations and an overview of success stories to date. Each carefully selected paper provides valuable insights for improved policy making and defines relevant strategic priorities on Africa's sustainable transformation process, which is in line with the international development agenda. Although agriculture remains the main source of income for Africa's population, the sector is rain-fed subjecting it to the vagaries of weather and climate change. This volume demonstrates the rationale of developing a competitive, inclusive and sustainable agribusiness sector for Africa's food security and structural transformation.
From the impact of Bioenergy crop adoption and Drought Index Insurance to Agro-Industrialization, this volume is important reading for individual researchers, academic associations and professional bodies interested in African agricultural development.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa ebook for free in PDF format (5.1 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2018
Pages
315
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319762210
ISBN10
3319762214
ISBN13 Digital
9783319762227
ISBN10 Digital
3319762222
PDF Size
5.1 MB
License
CC BY

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