Author Djurfeldt, G
Title African Food Crisis : Lessons from the Asian Green Revolution
Imprint Cambridge : CABI, 2005
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- 1 African Food Crisis - the Relevance of Asian Experiences -- 2 Global Perspectives on Agricultural Development -- 3 The State and Green Revolutions in East Asia -- 4 The Puzzle of the Policy Shift - the Early Green Revolution in India, Indonesia and the Philippines -- 5 Spurts in Production - Africa's Limping Green Revolution -- 6 The State and Agricultural Intensification in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 7 Crisis and Potential in Smallholder Food Production - Evidence from Micro Level -- 8 From Roller Coasters to Rocket Ships: the Role of Technology in African Agricultural Successes -- 9 The Role of the State in the Nigerian Green Revolution -- 10 Why the Early Promise for Rapid Increases in Maize Productivity in Kenya was not Sustained: Lessons for Sustainable Investment in Agriculture -- 11 From Ujamaa to Structural Adjustment - Agricultural Intensification in Tanzania -- 12 Smallholders and Structural Adjustment in Ghana -- 13 Green Revolution and Regional Inequality: Implications of Asian Experience for Africa -- 14 Conclusions and a Look Ahead -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- Z
This book is the outcome of a three-year project coordinated by a group of Swedish researchers and with collaborating scholars from Africa and Asia. It provides a comparative study between Asian agricultural development during the Green Revolution in food production and the current problematic agricultural situation in sub-Saharan Africa
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Djurfeldt, G. African Food Crisis : Lessons from the Asian Green Revolution Cambridge : CABI,c2005 9780851999982
Subject Agriculture -- Asia.;Green Revolution -- Asia.;Food supply -- Africa
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Alt Author Holmen, H
Jirstrom, M
Larsson, R