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Sustainable Agriculture in Africa

E. Ann McDougall

Sustainable Agriculture in Africa

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Published by Africa World Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industries - General,
  • Agriculture (General),
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesComparative Studies in African/Caribbean Literature Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11051056M
    ISBN 100865431477
    ISBN 109780865431478

    Background In recent times, the concept of sustainable agriculture has been at the top of the global agenda to address global food (in) security and harmful environmental impact of agricultural practices mainly adopted during the green revolution era – which led to increases in agricultural .


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Sustainable Agriculture in Africa by E. Ann McDougall Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Author. Abebe Shimeles is Acting Director of the Macroeconomic Policy, Forecasting and Research Department at the African Development Bank.

Previously, Shimeles has worked for The World Bank, UNECA, ACTIONAID and Addis Ababa University Manufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan. Although agriculture remains the main source of income for Africa’s population, the sector is rain-fed subjecting it to the vagaries of weather and climate change.

This volume demonstrates the rationale of developing a competitive, inclusive and sustainable agribusiness sector for Africa. In Sub-Saharan Africa, increasing population growth and expanding demand for agricultural commodities are putting pressure on land and water resources, thereby posing immense challenges to the region’s capacity to achieve nutritional security related to United Nations Sustainable.

This book will be a valuable support for informing new policies and processes aimed at improving food production and security and developing sustainable agriculture in Southern Africa. This informative volume will be key reading for those interested in agricultural science, African studies, rural studies, development studies and : Richard A.

Sikora, Eugene R. Terry, Paul L.G. Vlek, Joyce Chitja. This book is a reference on the subject and reinforces the need to develop environmentally sustainable and profitable food production systems.

It describes the ecological sustainability. This book deals with a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. It is a discipline that addresses current issues: climate. – A specific technology, e.g. agroforestry trees may be part of a sustainable system in one setting or point in time and a part of a non‐sustainable system in another setting or point in Size: KB.

Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens.

As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources that underpin agricultural. Bringing the business planning process alive, Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses helps today's alternative and sustainable agriculture entrepreneurs transform farm-grown.

AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA Africa’s vision, starting from within the continent. This requires the mobilisation of the continent’s resources, including its men and women, as well as a particular focus on small farms, which make up the majority of Africa.

This book is aimed at agricultural researchers and scientists, educationalists, and agricultural service providers, institutional leaders and policy makers working in the fields of sustainable agriculture.

Best Sellers in Sustainable Agriculture. The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre.

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just. Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture The Challenges of Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa Side Event: pm, 8 May Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) File Size: KB.

Sustainable agriculture is an alternative for solving fundamental and applied issues related to food production in an ecological way. While conventional agriculture is driven almost solely by productivity and profit, sustainable agriculture.

A Multi-Stakeholder Convening on: Strengthening Smallholder Agriculture in Africa: Prospects for Mobilisation and Advocacy Papers were presented by researchers who are involved in small holder agriculture policy analysis on the broad context of smallholder agriculture.

‎This book is open access under a CC BY license What are the challenges and action points for agricultural sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa.

This collection of papers offers technical. Pulses: Nutritious seeds for a sustainable future This coffee table book is part guide and part cookbook— informative without being technical.

The book begins by giving an overview of. Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens.

As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural. Several steps are required to fully deploy novel agricultural technologies to millions of smallholder farmers and assist countries in southern Africa to attain the United Nation sustainable.

Sustainable Agriculture: From Common Principles to Common Practiceexplores the nexus of agricultural assessment in policy and application in this collection of papers from international agencies, governments, researchers and agricultural.

Sustainable Agriculture: Advances in Plant Metabolome and Microbiome focuses on the advancement of basic and applied research related to plant-microbe interaction and their implementation in progressive agricultural sustainability.

The book. "Making South Africa's Agricultural information available on the Internet". AGIS went live in and was officially launched at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Investments in agriculture help to secure food supplies for the world's growing population.

DEG financing in agriculture covers the entire value chain (primary production, a first processing stage, distribution and logistics). DEG's current agricultural portfolio in Africa. NIFA "promotes sustainable agriculture through national program leadership and funding for research and extension," "offers competitive grants programs and a professional development program," and "collaborates with other federal agencies." Site includes the legal definition of sustainable agriculture.

Book Description. Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world.

Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. n 2. Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development in Asia and the Pacific. o 3. Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

p 4. Sustainable Agriculture. Cover Crops in West Africa: Contributing to Sustainable Agriculture, ed. by Daniel Buckles, Albert C. Etèka, Olu Osiname, Marcel Galiba, and Norma G. Galiano (PDF and HTML at ) Filed under: Sustainable agriculture. We hunger to feed the hungry.

Our mission is to expand the status of farming in Africa beyond the current level of subsistence and sub-subsistence farming to a production system that creates sustainable. Start studying Ch. 17 Sustainable Agriculture. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Call status: Closed Previous call: 19 July - 8 November The Sustainable Intensification Research Network (SIRN) partner search tool is now available for UK and African researchers. Summary. We are pleased to announce a £10 million call for collaborative proposals to address research challenges relating to the sustainable intensification of agricultural.

The African Sustainable Agriculture Project is a nonprofit corporation that has been formed to empower farmers and communities in African countries through the creation of sustainable agriculture.

Annotation: This companion reader to the book, Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture, also published inprovides a critique of industrial agriculture and a vision of a more sustainable and ecological agriculture through a collection of essays by agricultural.

Brian Snyder, executive director, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture Recommends: Indian Givers: How Native Americans Transformed the World, by Jack Weatherford My recommendation is not a single book, but a genre of books and a way of thinking about the world.

More than anywhere else, I have found inspiration for my work in books. The CSIR works in the field of sustainable agriculture both directly and indirectly, focusing on direct applications (such as water use in crops), as well as the broader context (for example, climate change).

In addition, the CSIR focuses on the area of decision support and policy-relevant science, such as aligning agriculture with green economic growth and sustainable. For sustainable agricultural finance, loans and fees predominate.

Some traditional tools, such as government and corporate subsidies, are not as relevant for sustainable agriculture. The concept of "scientific agriculture" dates to publications by Liebig in and Johnston inwhich speculated about the role of chemistry in agriculture (Pesek, ).

The concepts of inheritance and Mendelian genetics were soon to follow in and subsequently stimulated the biological basis for modern agriculture. Sustainable agriculture. In response to the challenge of developing more sustainable agriculture and fisheries and to reduce habitat destruction, a number of Business and Biodiversity Initiatives have emerged across South Africa.

Sustainable agriculture in South Africa is on the rise. Sustainable development can take many forms, but it always requires financial support that often comes from nonprofit.

Goal 2 seeks sustainable solutions to end hunger in all its forms by and to achieve food security. The aim is to ensure that everyone everywhere has enough good-quality food to lead a healthy life. Achieving this Goal will require better access to food and the widespread promotion of sustainable agriculture.

SinceSouth Africa knew it would have to develop their sustainable agriculture sector faster. South Africa was a signatory of The United Nations COP21, a treaty to agree to work towards reducing each nations carbon footprint.

Starting insustainable agriculture in South Africa. Sustainable agriculture has the potential to address some of the fundamental challenges facing agricultural practices in Africa especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

The agriculture Author: Hossein Azadi.A unique look at how the adoption of sustainable farming methods is being pursued throughout the world. This comprehensive book provides clear insight into research and education needs and the many points of view that come to bear on the issue of sustainability.

Essential for agricultural .Sustainable agriculture takes many forms, but at its core is a rejection of the industrial approach to food production developed during the 20th century. This system, with its reliance on.