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Africa's agricultural renaissance : from paradox to powerhouse / / Ayodele Odusola
Africa's agricultural renaissance : from paradox to powerhouse / / Ayodele Odusola
Autore Odusola Ayodele
Pubbl/distr/stampa Cham, Switzerland : , : Palgrave Macmillan, , [2021]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (508 pages)
Disciplina 338.1096
Soggetto topico Agriculture - Africa
Agriculture and state - Africa
ISBN 3-030-65748-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Intro -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- About the Author -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- Part I: African Agriculture's Potential, Performance, Lessons, and Challenges -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- References -- Chapter 2: Agriculture as the Fulcrum of Inclusive Development in Africa -- 2.1 Africa's Comparative Advantages in Agriculture -- 2.2 Agriculture and National Development -- 2.3 Why Invest in Agriculture for Africa? -- 2.3.1 Can Africa Avoid the Malthusian Trap? -- 2.4 Agriculture and the SDGs -- 2.5 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: Africa's Agriculture Today: Performance, Challenges, and Its Political Economy -- 3.1 The Agricultural Sector Performance -- 3.1.1 An Overview -- 3.1.2 How Is Africa Performing on Agricultural Productivity? -- 3.1.3 What Is the Current Level of Fertilizer Utilization in Africa? -- 3.1.4 How Is Africa Faring on Agricultural Mechanization? -- 3.2 Challenges Facing the Agricultural Sector -- 3.2.1 Introduction -- 3.3 What Are the Impediments to Agricultural Transformation That Require Urgent Priority Actions? -- 3.3.1 Macroeconomic Misalignment -- 3.3.2 Limited Access to Finances -- 3.3.3 Urban Development Policy Bias Decapitalizes Agriculture -- 3.3.4 Limited Knowledge and Investment in Post-Harvest Loss Management -- 3.3.5 Limited Access to Agricultural Inputs -- 3.3.6 Inadequate Attention Given to Water-Soil-Productivity Linkage Through Rainfed Agriculture -- 3.3.7 Heavy Burden of Tariff Barriers, Non-Tariff Barriers, and Globalization -- 3.3.8 Climate and Ecological Changes Remain Serious Threats -- 3.3.9 Exclusion of Youth in the Design and Implementation of Agricultural Ecosystem Policies and Programmes Is a Serious Impediment -- 3.3.10 Agricultural Performance Lacks Inclusivity and Sustainability -- 3.3.11 Limited Access to Productive Agricultural Land.
3.3.12 Other Drivers of Deficient Performance in Africa's Agricultural Sector Abound -- 3.4 Political Economy Mechanisms of Agricultural Reforms -- 3.5 Conclusions -- References -- Part II: Agriculture as the Engine of Economic Transformation and Inclusive Development: Theory, Practice, and Empirical Evidence -- Chapter 4: Agriculture as a Strategy to Operationalize Growth-Poverty-Inequality Nexus: Theory and Evidence -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Theoretical Perspectives -- 4.2.1 Traditional Versus Modern Sectors Approach -- 4.2.2 Classical Versus Non-Classical Approach -- 4.2.3 The Transmission Mechanism of Agriculture for Development -- 4.3 Evidence from Existing Studies -- 4.4 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 5: Agriculture as a Powerhouse of Food Security and Economic Transformation in Africa -- 5.1 Context -- 5.2 Food Security in Africa -- 5.3 Drivers of Food Security in Africa -- 5.4 Tapping Agribusiness for Economic Transformation -- 5.4.1 Promoting Agrobusiness in Africa Is Sound Economics and Development Imperatives -- 5.4.2 The Potential of Agribusiness in Africa -- 5.4.3 What Must Be Done Differently to Unleash the Massive Potential of Agribusiness in Africa? -- 5.5 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 6: Agriculture as a Powerhouse of Inclusive Development in Africa -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Emerging Evidence on Agriculture as a Potential Powerhouse in Africa -- 6.2.1 Agriculture's Impact on Employment -- 6.2.2 Agriculture's Impact on Inequality and Rural Poverty -- 6.2.3 Agriculture's Elasticity of Poverty and Income Inequality -- 6.2.4 The Role of Productivity -- 6.3 Conclusions -- References -- Part III: Case Studies on Agricultural Transformation from Africa, Asia, and Latin America -- Chapter 7: Introduction to Regional Case Studies -- 7.1 The Context -- 7.2 Regional Drivers of Agricultural Transformation -- 7.3 Conclusions.
References -- Chapter 8: Case Studies from Africa -- 8.1 The Case of Ethiopia -- 8.1.1 Context -- 8.1.2 Setting the Pace for Agricultural Transformation -- 8.1.2.1 Progress in Increasing Access to Land -- 8.1.2.2 Trailblazing Agricultural Extension Services -- 8.1.2.3 Making Farming More Market-Oriented through a Commodity Exchange -- 8.1.2.4 Establishing Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency -- 8.1.2.5 Expanding Agribusiness -- 8.1.3 Critical Success Factors and Conclusions -- 8.2 The Case of Ghana -- 8.2.1 Context -- 8.2.2 Why is Ghana's Agriculture not Leading the Structural Economic Transformation Process? -- 8.2.2.1 Some Progress on Agricultural Transformation -- 8.2.2.2 Challenges Impeding Accelerated Progress -- 8.2.3 Some Policy Actions for Agricultural Transformation -- 8.2.4 Conclusions -- 8.3 The Case of Mauritius -- 8.3.1 Context -- 8.3.2 What Makes Mauritius' Structural Economic Transformation Unique? -- 8.3.3 Key Drivers of Progress -- 8.3.4 Emerging Challenges Requiring Urgent Attention -- 8.3.5 Conclusions -- 8.4 The Case of Morocco -- 8.4.1 Context -- 8.4.2 What Are the Factors Shaping the Agricultural Landscape and Transformation in Morocco? -- 8.4.3 Key Challenges Impeding Progress -- 8.4.4 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 9: Case Studies from Asia -- 9.1 The Case of China -- 9.1.1 Context -- 9.1.2 Innovations Driving Agricultural Transformation -- 9.1.3 Lessons and Challenges -- 9.2 The Case of India -- 9.2.1 Context -- 9.2.2 Innovations Driving Agricultural Transformation -- 9.2.3 Lessons and Challenges -- 9.3 The Case of the Republic of China (Taiwan) -- 9.3.1 Context -- 9.3.2 Innovations Driving Agricultural Transformation -- 9.3.3 Lessons and Challenges -- 9.4 The Case of South Korea -- 9.4.1 Context -- 9.4.2 Innovations Driving Agricultural Transformation -- 9.4.3 Lessons and Challenges -- References.
Chapter 10: Case Studies from Latin America -- 10.1 The Case of Argentina -- 10.1.1 Context and Overview of Structural Economic Transformation -- 10.1.2 Innovations Driving Agricultural Transformation -- 10.1.2.1 Enforcement of Agricultural Regulations and Rural Landownership -- 10.1.2.2 Technology Adoption and Diffusion -- 10.1.2.3 Stronger Collective Institutions -- 10.1.2.4 Liberalization of Agricultural Policy -- 10.1.3 Lessons and Challenges -- 10.2 The Case of Brazil -- 10.2.1 The Context -- 10.2.2 Overview of Brazil's Structural Economic Transformation -- 10.2.3 Innovations Driving Agricultural Transformation -- 10.2.3.1 Evidence-based Integrated Agricultural Plans, Policies, and Programmes -- 10.2.3.2 Implementation of a Dynamic Rural Credit Scheme -- 10.2.3.3 Strong Agricultural Extension, Research, and Technological Capacities -- 10.2.3.4 The Price Support Programme -- 10.2.3.5 Sustainable Agricultural Practice -- 10.2.3.6 Strong Partnership and Competitive Trade Policies -- 10.2.4 Lessons and Challenges -- 10.3 The Case of Costa Rica -- 10.3.1 Context and Overview of Structural Economic Transformation -- 10.3.2 Innovations Driving Agricultural Transformation -- 10.3.3 Key Lessons and Challenges -- References -- Part IV: Towards an Agricultural Powerhouse in Africa -- Chapter 11: Policies and Programmes for an Agricultural Powerhouse in Africa -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Leveraging the Power of Political Economy of the Agricultural Sector -- 11.3 Prioritizing Transformation of Small-Scale Farmers -- 11.4 Accelerating Agricultural Productivity as the Game Changer -- 11.5 Strengthening Special Agricultural Zones or Corridors -- 11.6 Making Agricultural Transformation Mutually Reinforcing to Environmental Sustainability -- 11.7 Making Agriculture a Strategy for Entrepreneurial Transformation for Youth.
11.8 Taking Agriculture to the Next Level Through Digitalization in Africa -- 11.9 Strong Stakeholders Partnership and Collaboration -- 11.10 Integrated Partnerships Across National, Regional, and Global Actors -- 11.10.1 The National-level Actions -- 11.10.2 The Continental-Level Actions -- 11.10.3 The Global-Level Actions -- 11.11 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 12: Conclusions -- 12.1 Using Africa's Agricultural Renaissance to Turn Paradox to Powerhouse -- 12.2 Key Findings and Policy Messages -- 12.3 A Home-Grown Paradigm Shift to Propel Agricultural Powerhouse -- 12.4 Conclusions -- References -- Annexes -- Annex A: Bilateral Relationships between Sustainable Agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) -- Annex B: Model Specification and Data Description -- References -- Index.
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Odusola Ayodele  
Cham, Switzerland : , : Palgrave Macmillan, , [2021]
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African journal of agricultural and resource economics
African journal of agricultural and resource economics
Pubbl/distr/stampa [Nairobi, Kenya] : , : African Association of Agricultural Economists
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource
Disciplina 630/.96
Soggetto topico Agriculture - Economic aspects - Africa
Agriculture and state - Africa
Agriculture - Aspect économique - Afrique
Politique agricole - Afrique
Agriculture and state
Agriculture - Economic aspects
Soggetto genere / forma Periodicals.
ISSN 2521-9871
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Altri titoli varianti Journal africaine d'économie agricole et des ressources
AfJARE
JAEAR
Record Nr. UNINA-9910139286603321
[Nairobi, Kenya] : , : African Association of Agricultural Economists
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African land questions, agrarian transitions and the state [[electronic resource] ] : contradictions of neo-liberal land reforms / / Sam Moyo
African land questions, agrarian transitions and the state [[electronic resource] ] : contradictions of neo-liberal land reforms / / Sam Moyo
Autore Moyo Sam
Pubbl/distr/stampa Senegal, : CODESRIA, c2008
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (169 p.)
Disciplina 333.3096
Collana Working paper series
Green book
Soggetto topico Land reform - Africa
Land tenure - Africa
Agriculture and state - Africa
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-282-90123-0
9786612901232
2-86978-384-1
2-86978-340-X
2-86978-265-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Front Cover; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Boxes and Tables; 1 - Introduction; 2 - Conceptual Issues and Perspectives on the Land and Agrarian Question; 3 - African Land Questions: Trends and Tendencies; 4 - Gender Land Inequalities and Tenure Insecurity; 5 - The African State, Land Reform and Politics; 6 - Social Movements, Civil Society and Land Reform; 7 - Conclusions and Suggested Research Directions; Notes; References; Back Cover
Record Nr. UNINA-9910456737303321
Moyo Sam  
Senegal, : CODESRIA, c2008
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African land questions, agrarian transitions and the state [[electronic resource] ] : contradictions of neo-liberal land reforms / / Sam Moyo
African land questions, agrarian transitions and the state [[electronic resource] ] : contradictions of neo-liberal land reforms / / Sam Moyo
Autore Moyo Sam
Pubbl/distr/stampa Senegal, : CODESRIA, c2008
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (169 p.)
Disciplina 333.3096
Collana Working paper series
Green book
Soggetto topico Land reform - Africa
Land tenure - Africa
Agriculture and state - Africa
ISBN 1-282-90123-0
9786612901232
2-86978-384-1
2-86978-340-X
2-86978-265-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Front Cover; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Boxes and Tables; 1 - Introduction; 2 - Conceptual Issues and Perspectives on the Land and Agrarian Question; 3 - African Land Questions: Trends and Tendencies; 4 - Gender Land Inequalities and Tenure Insecurity; 5 - The African State, Land Reform and Politics; 6 - Social Movements, Civil Society and Land Reform; 7 - Conclusions and Suggested Research Directions; Notes; References; Back Cover
Record Nr. UNINA-9910781088203321
Moyo Sam  
Senegal, : CODESRIA, c2008
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African land questions, agrarian transitions and the state [[electronic resource] ] : contradictions of neo-liberal land reforms / / Sam Moyo
African land questions, agrarian transitions and the state [[electronic resource] ] : contradictions of neo-liberal land reforms / / Sam Moyo
Autore Moyo Sam
Pubbl/distr/stampa Senegal, : CODESRIA, c2008
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (169 p.)
Disciplina 333.3096
Collana Working paper series
Green book
Soggetto topico Land reform - Africa
Land tenure - Africa
Agriculture and state - Africa
ISBN 1-282-90123-0
9786612901232
2-86978-384-1
2-86978-340-X
2-86978-265-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Front Cover; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Boxes and Tables; 1 - Introduction; 2 - Conceptual Issues and Perspectives on the Land and Agrarian Question; 3 - African Land Questions: Trends and Tendencies; 4 - Gender Land Inequalities and Tenure Insecurity; 5 - The African State, Land Reform and Politics; 6 - Social Movements, Civil Society and Land Reform; 7 - Conclusions and Suggested Research Directions; Notes; References; Back Cover
Record Nr. UNINA-9910825015203321
Moyo Sam  
Senegal, : CODESRIA, c2008
Materiale a stampa
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Distortions to agricultural incentives in Africa [[electronic resource] /] / Kym Anderson and William A. Masters, editors
Distortions to agricultural incentives in Africa [[electronic resource] /] / Kym Anderson and William A. Masters, editors
Pubbl/distr/stampa Washington, D.C., : World Bank, c2009
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (656 p.)
Disciplina 338.1/86
Altri autori (Persone) AndersonKym
MastersWilliam A
Soggetto topico Agriculture - Economic aspects - Africa
Agriculture and state - Africa
Agricultural subsidies - Africa
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-282-03308-5
9786612033087
0-8213-7664-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto CONTENTS; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Abbreviations; Map: The Focus Economies of Africa; PART I INTRODUCTION; Tables; Figures; PART II NORTH AFRICA; PART III SOUTHERN AFRICA; PART IV EASTERN AFRICA; PART V WESTERN AFRICA; Appendix A: Methodology for Measuring Distortions to Agricultural Incentives; Appendix B: Annual Estimates of Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910454333403321
Washington, D.C., : World Bank, c2009
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Distortions to agricultural incentives in Africa / / Kym Anderson and William A. Masters, editors
Distortions to agricultural incentives in Africa / / Kym Anderson and William A. Masters, editors
Pubbl/distr/stampa Washington, D.C. : , : World Bank, , c2009
Descrizione fisica xxx, 618 pages : illustrations, map ; ; 23 cm
Disciplina 338.1/86
Altri autori (Persone) AndersonKym
MastersWilliam A
Soggetto topico Agriculture - Economic aspects - Africa
Agriculture and state - Africa
Agricultural subsidies - Africa
ISBN 1-282-03308-5
9786612033087
0-8213-7664-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto CONTENTS; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Abbreviations; Map: The Focus Economies of Africa; PART I INTRODUCTION; Tables; Figures; PART II NORTH AFRICA; PART III SOUTHERN AFRICA; PART IV EASTERN AFRICA; PART V WESTERN AFRICA; Appendix A: Methodology for Measuring Distortions to Agricultural Incentives; Appendix B: Annual Estimates of Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910777710303321
Washington, D.C. : , : World Bank, , c2009
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Distortions to agricultural incentives in Africa / / Kym Anderson and William A. Masters, editors
Distortions to agricultural incentives in Africa / / Kym Anderson and William A. Masters, editors
Pubbl/distr/stampa Washington, D.C. : , : World Bank, , c2009
Descrizione fisica xxx, 618 pages : illustrations, map ; ; 23 cm
Disciplina 338.1/86
Altri autori (Persone) AndersonKym
MastersWilliam A
Soggetto topico Agriculture - Economic aspects - Africa
Agriculture and state - Africa
Agricultural subsidies - Africa
ISBN 1-282-03308-5
9786612033087
0-8213-7664-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto CONTENTS; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Abbreviations; Map: The Focus Economies of Africa; PART I INTRODUCTION; Tables; Figures; PART II NORTH AFRICA; PART III SOUTHERN AFRICA; PART IV EASTERN AFRICA; PART V WESTERN AFRICA; Appendix A: Methodology for Measuring Distortions to Agricultural Incentives; Appendix B: Annual Estimates of Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910814696003321
Washington, D.C. : , : World Bank, , c2009
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Economic and political reform in Africa : anthropological perspectives / / Peter D. Little
Economic and political reform in Africa : anthropological perspectives / / Peter D. Little
Autore Little Peter D
Pubbl/distr/stampa Bloomington : , : Indiana University Press, , [2014]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (258 p.)
Disciplina 307.1412096
Soggetto topico Agriculture and state - Africa
Economic development - Africa
Rural development - Africa
Sustainable development - Africa
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-253-01084-5
0-253-01093-4
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Introduction : what it means to be "reformed" -- "They think we can manufacture crops" : contract farming and the nontraditional commodity business -- "Everybody is a petty trader" : peri-urban trade in postconflict Maputo, Mozambique -- "We now milk elephants" : the community conservation business in rural Kenya -- "They are beating us over the head with democracy" : multiparty elections in rural Kenya -- "The government is always telling us what to think" : narratives of food aid dependence in rural Ethiopia -- "Counting the poor" : the politics of pastoralist poverty assessments in Kenya -- "A sort of free business" : hyper-liberalization and Somali transnationalism -- Conclusions : rethinking encounters and reformist narratives.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910453280503321
Little Peter D  
Bloomington : , : Indiana University Press, , [2014]
Materiale a stampa
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Economic and political reform in Africa : anthropological perspectives / / Peter D. Little
Economic and political reform in Africa : anthropological perspectives / / Peter D. Little
Autore Little Peter D
Pubbl/distr/stampa Bloomington : , : Indiana University Press, , [2014]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (258 p.)
Disciplina 307.1412096
Soggetto topico Agriculture and state - Africa
Economic development - Africa
Rural development - Africa
Sustainable development - Africa
ISBN 0-253-01084-5
0-253-01093-4
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Introduction : what it means to be "reformed" -- "They think we can manufacture crops" : contract farming and the nontraditional commodity business -- "Everybody is a petty trader" : peri-urban trade in postconflict Maputo, Mozambique -- "We now milk elephants" : the community conservation business in rural Kenya -- "They are beating us over the head with democracy" : multiparty elections in rural Kenya -- "The government is always telling us what to think" : narratives of food aid dependence in rural Ethiopia -- "Counting the poor" : the politics of pastoralist poverty assessments in Kenya -- "A sort of free business" : hyper-liberalization and Somali transnationalism -- Conclusions : rethinking encounters and reformist narratives.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910790900503321
Little Peter D  
Bloomington : , : Indiana University Press, , [2014]
Materiale a stampa
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