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Title:Feeding Africa: towards agro-allied industrialization for inclusive growth
Editor:Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey
Year:2017
Periodical:African Development Review (ISSN 1467-8268)
Volume:29
Issue:2
Pages:75-212
Language:English
City:Oxford
Publisher:Blackwell
Geographic terms:Africa
Benin
Burkina Faso
Nigeria
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Subjects:food security
agroindustry
agricultural innovations
rice
Link:http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/afdr.v29.S2/issuetoc
Abstract:This special issue of the 'African Development Review' relates to the theme of the 2016 African Economic Conference (AEC): 'Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth'. It includes a number of articles that discuss Africa's agricultural transformation, identify remaining gaps, lessons learnt and generating valuable insights for improved agro-industrialization policies across the continent. Contributions: Introduction: Challenges to Africa's agricultural transformation (Audrey Verdier-Chouchane and Amadou Boly); Accelerating agro-manufacturing to feed Africa (John C. Anyanwu and Mawuko Kponnou); Policy reforms and rural livelihoods sustainability: challenges and opportunities - empirical evidence from the adoption of the land use consolidation (LUC) policy in Rwanda (Jean Baptiste Habyarimana and Tharcisse Nkunzimana); Effect of adoption of irrigation on rice yield in the Municipality of Malanville, Benin (Gbetondji Melaine Armel Nonvide); Scaling up agricultural innovation for inclusive livelihood and productivity outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Nigeria (Adebayo Ogunniyi, Olagunju Kehinde Oluseyi, Ogundipe Adeyemi, Salman K. Kabir and Francis Philips); Uganda warehousing receipt system: improving market performance and productivity (Miriam Katunze, Annette Kuteesa, Teresa Mijumbi and Dennis Mahebe); Intégration régionale et commerce agricole bilatéral en Afrique de l'Ouest (Vigninou Gammadigbe); Greenhouse gas emission reduction in agriculture: trade-off or win-win situation for small farmers in the Sudanian area of Burkina Faso? (Tiertou Edwige Some, Ahmadou Aly Mbaye and Bruno Barbier); Agribusinesses, smallholder tenure security and plot-level investments: evidence from rural Tanzania (Kacana Sipangule); Gender differentials among subsistence rice farmers and willingness to undertake agribusiness in Africa: evidence and issues from Nigeria (Ayodeji Alexander Ajibola Coker, Emmanuel Oladipo Akogun, Cornelius Owoniyi Adebayo, Shaba Mohammed, Mercy Nwojo, Halimat Sanusi and Hamdalat Opeyemi Jimoh). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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