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- Punam Chuhan-Pole (Team Leader), Vijdan Korman, Manka Angwafo,Mapi Buitano

 

The second issue of Africa's Pulse was released on October 8, 2010. It provides the following analysis on African countries:

1. Recent economic trends and prospects

2. Trends in country policies and institutions...

10 Nov, 2011 - Food Security Portal

 

The tools presented in this section allow users to quickly browse up-to-date data for four major agricultural commodity prices (wheat, maize, rice, and soybeans) and also include data on international exchange rates and oil prices...

- Johnson L, Anthony V, Alhassan WS and Rudelsheim P, eds.

"The project on Strengthening Capacity for Safe Biotechnology Management in Sub-Saharan Africa...

- Antony Chapoto, Athur Mabiso, and Adwinmea Bonsu

The past decade has seen several African countries increasing their agricultural growth, a trend largely underpinned by increases in land area cultivated instead of productivity increases. Meanwhile, scholars debate whether Africa should pursue a...

- Diao, Xinshen; Fan, Shenggen; Kanyarukiga, Sam; Yu, Bingxin

Agricultural development strategies that are put forward by individual African countries delineate priorities for actions to enhance agricultural and overall development. Understanding alternative agricultural growth options and their linkages...

- Karl Pauw, James Thurlow, Rafael Uaiene, and John Mazunda

In any economy there are important economic linkages and trade-offs that need to be considered when designing policies or assessing their impacts. Various policy analysis tools can help policymakers understand these linkages and trade-offs. One...

1 Mar, 2007 - Xinshen Diao, Belay Fekadu, Steven Haggblade, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, Kassu Wamisho, and Bingxin Yu

Accelerating growth and poverty reduction, and the ultimate achievement of structural transformation, are the critical policy challenges in present day Ethiopia. This paper examines relevant growth options in terms of their impact on overall...

- Nazaire Houssou, Xinshen Diao, Frances Cossar, Shashidhara Kolavalli, Kipo Jimah, and Patrick Ohene Aboagye

The Government of Ghana (GoG) since 2007 has been providing subsidized agricultural machines to individual farmers and private enterprises established as specialized Agricultural Mechanization Services Enterprise Centers (AMSECs) to offer tractor...

- Mariam A. T. J. Mapila

Evidence exists which shows growing disillusionment with and disinterest in agricultural-based livelihoods among the youth in Africa south of the Sahara. This disillusionment raises concerns for the future of agriculture for the developing world...

- Nicholas Minot and Bradley Sawyer

The survey was based on a stratified random sample of 3,000 households in the four main regions of Ethiopia: Tigray, Amhara, Oromiya, and the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s (SNNP) region. The selected households were...