1. This study identifies and examines small farm commercialization activities and pathways in the forest and transitional zones of Ghana, drawing on some experiences from the savannah zone as well. The effects of small farm commercialization on gender roles and relationships, as well as on...
  2. Extensively revised to reflect the new directions in development thought and policy, this new edition of a classic text examines what has been learned theoretically and empirically about agricultural and rural economic development since the 1950s. With 24 of the 35 chapters completely new, the...
  3. An urgent problem facing the world today is the crisis facing the African continent. I though that you might be interested to read the Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa. The themes of his statement are: the economic policy adjustments required to achieve long-term growth; the mounting pressures...
  4. Making value chains more inclusive enables smallholder farmers to access markets that have previously been denied to them. To achieve this requires, among others, the right environment for growth, both domestically and for international trade, improved information flows, including through the use...
  5. This booklet is an evaluation of conservation tillage practices in low rain fall areas of Ethiopida in the 2014 cropping season.
  6. Ressource principale 28/12/1996 Based on the author's widely used earlier text African Farm Management, this account updates the economic analysis of tropical agriculture and broadens its perspective to include examples from all parts of the developing world. Writing in a clear, concise style, Professor Upton explains the...
  7. Ressource principale Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of persistent poverty, rapid population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, and considers the implications of globalization for agriculture, poverty,...
  8. Ressource principale 01/01/1989 This fascinating, readable volume is filled with enticing, detailed information about more than 30 different Incan crops that promise to follow the potato's lead and become important contributors to the world's food supply. Some of these overlooked foods offer special advantages for developing...
  9. Ressource principale 01/06/1995 Effective agricultural improvement work grows out of years and years of trying one approach after another, of searching constantly for new, more effective ways of working. Each new approach must not only be tried out, but must be evaluated on the basis of generous amounts of feedback from the...