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Food deficits and agricultural policies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Michael F. Lofchie

Food deficits and agricultural policies in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Michael F. Lofchie

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Published by Hunger Project in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Food supply -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Famines -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • International relief -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael F. Lofchie, Stephen K. Commins.
      SeriesThe Hunger Project papers,, no. 2 (Sept. 1984), Hunger Project papers ;, no. 2.
      ContributionsCommins, Stephen K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2118 .L64 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2584169M
      LC Control Number85133182

      sustainability of deficits since they are not being used to promote future economic growth. This aspect of current account deficits in Sub-Saharan African countries is also evident in 1 This ranking is based on the coefficient of variation (standard deviation normalized by the . Agricultural Development and Pro Poor Economic Growth in Sub Saharan Africa: Potential and Policy Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Imperial College Wye ADU Working Paper 02/04 May @, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] Imperial College Wye, Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5AH United Kingdom.

      pattern emerges as Sub -Saharan Africa is the only developing-country region that has seen its share of world agricultural imports increase rather than decrease (Baccetta, ; WB, ; and Christiansen, ). The cause of poor export performance in agricultural sector . The political economy of food issues The roots of economic vulnerability: The view from below: The peasant Socialist versus capitalist models: The incidence of external Notes and suggested further Agricultural development ideas The role of agriculture in development The growth-with-equity era since Notes; Suggested.

      Keeping food on the table in Sub-Saharan Africa Women are the backbone of agriculture and food production in Africa, supporting its population by producing 80% of its food. But African women farmers are excluded from conversations that determine agricultural policies, while discriminatory laws and practices deprive them of their land, their. This synthesis study summarizes policy monitoring indicators for 14 sub-Saharan African countries. These indicators are commonly used to assess the extent of policy support to agriculture. Results indicate increasing support to farmers in the form of price incentives.


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