Resources

Titre Description
- 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...

3 Jan, 2012 - Yu, Bingxin and Nin-Pratt, Alejandro

"We analyze the evolution of Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA’s) agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) over the past 45 years, looking for evidence of recent changes in growth patterns using an improved nonparametric Malmquist...

- Summer L. Allen and Matin Qaim

National governments, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, have limited budgets and are forced to make difficult funding decisions regarding the provision of social services and the support of agricultural programs. These provisions can play a...

- Gert-Jan Stads and Nienke Beintema

 

"In the face of volatile and rising food prices, rapid population growth, and climate change, governments are...

- John Lynam, Nienke Beintema, and Irene Annor-Frempong

The promise and challenges inherent in agricultural development in Sub-Saharan Africa prompted the conference, “Agricultural R&D: Investing in Africa’s Future...

30 Jan, 2012 - John W. Mellor and Paul Dorosh

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