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Technology transfer for agriculture growth in Africa

Sami Zaki Moussa

Technology transfer for agriculture growth in Africa

by Sami Zaki Moussa

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Published by African Development Bank in Abidjan, Côte d"Ivoire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Technology transfer -- Africa.,
    • Agricultural biotechnology -- Africa.,
    • Food supply -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Sami Zaki Moussa.
      SeriesEconomic research papers ;, no. 72, Economic research papers (Abidjan, Côte d"Ivoire : Online) ;, no. 72.
      ContributionsAfrican Development Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800.A1
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3390027M
      LC Control Number2004616816

        According to a World Bank report, in , nine data collectors used EpiSurveyor to interview beneficiaries in 25 municipalities in a secondary Author: Lisa M Cespedes. The focus of the workshop was the adoption of technologies that have the potential to contribute to sustainable farming systems. Technology adoption, however, is a broad concept. It is affected by the development, dissemination and application at the farm level of existing and newFile Size: KB.

      The challenges of food insecurity, malnutrition, climate change, population growth and unemployment, however, require that sustainable agriculture is achieved through Sustainable Intensification. Creating more durable benefits and using inputs on a more targeted and sustainable basis without damaging the environmental resources on which it. The Technology and Innovation Report - Enhancing Food Security in Africa Through Science, Technology and Innovation - focuses on the challenges of improving agricultural performance in Africa and the role of technology and innovation in raising agricultural production and incomes of all farmers, including smallholder farms.

      1 agriculture and rural development In order to report efficiently on the objectives outlined in Chapter 3, they have been clustered into logical groupings and structured into, as outlined below.   Customary laws and rules governing ownership and transfer of land rights are generally unfavorable to women in sub-Saharan Africa, conferring title and inheritance rights upon male family members. For Woldemichael et al. (), women in agriculture also experience lack of access to finance, modern inputs as well as lack of knowledge and Cited by: 1.


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