Resources

Title Description
- 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...

- 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...

- 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...

- 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...

- Roseline Remans, Dan F. B. Flynn, Fabrice DeClerck, Willy Diru, Jessica Fanzo, Kaitlyn Gaynor, Isabel Lambrecht, Joseph Mudiope, Patrick K. Mutuo, Phelire Nkhoma, David Siriri, Clare Sullivan, Cheryl A. Palm

 

Background

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 40% of children under five years in age are chronically undernourished. As new investments and attention galvanize action on African agriculture to reduce hunger, there is an urgent...

6 Jun, 2011 - Raga M. Elzaki, Shams Eldein H. Ahmed, Azharia A. Elbushra, and Amel M. Mubarak
- Daniel O. Gilligan

Biofortification is a rapidly emerging strategy to address micronutrient malnutrition, but as...

- Donald Mitchell

Biofuels offer an opportunity to African countries to produce new cash crops for domestic use or export. High energy prices and large consumption mandates already agreed in many countries suggest that these opportunities will remain for an...