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Agribusiness and innovation systems in Africa / / Kurt Larsen, Ronald Kim, and Florian Theus, editors

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Titolo: Agribusiness and innovation systems in Africa / / Kurt Larsen, Ronald Kim, and Florian Theus, editors Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Washington DC : , : World Bank, , [2009]
copyright 2009
Descrizione fisica: xxii, 214 pages : illustrations ; ; 23 cm
Disciplina: 338.1096
Soggetto topico: Agriculture - Economic aspects - Africa
Agricultural industries - Africa
Agricultural innovations - Africa
Agriculture and state
Food supply - Economic aspects - Africa
Altri autori: LarsenKurt <1957->  
KimRonald <1964->  
TheusFlorian <1980->  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Value chains, innovation, and public policies in African agriculture : a synthesis of four country studies -- Ghana : cassava, cocoa, and poultry -- Kenya : maize, tomato, and dairy -- Tanzania : sunflower, cassava, and dairy -- Uganda : fish, bananas, and vegetables.
Sommario/riassunto: This book examines how agricultural innovation arises in four African countries - Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda - through the lens of agribusiness, public policies, and specific value chains for food staples, high value products, and livestock. Determinants of innovation are not viewed individually but within the context of a complex agricultural innovation system involving many actors and interactions. The volume is based on qualitative interviews with agribusiness representatives that were designed to shed light on their experiences on public policies that either enhances or impedes inn
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ISBN: 1-282-18403-2
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910825300003321
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Serie: World Bank e-Library.