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This report presents the findings of a DFID-funded research project to investigate the state of, and prospects for, organic agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.  The objectives of the project were as follows:

In a variety of cllimatic zones within sub-Saharan Africa, determine the type and degree of use of organic production methods by farmers, ascertain perceptions and acceptability of, and desire for, organic agricultural development, identify current constraints to organic farming as a means of raising producitiviy of food and cash crops, and identify the potential for organic approaches in different agro-ecosystems.

13 pages, tables

Publication Details

  • Published: 1998
  • Publisher: The Henry Doubleday Research Association
  • Dewey Decimal: 635.09
  • ECHO Library: 635.09 HAR