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agricultural situation in Africa and West Asia

agricultural situation in Africa and West Asia

review of 1975 and outlook for 1976.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Africa.,
  • Agriculture -- Asia.,
  • Crops and climate -- Africa.,
  • Crops and climate -- Asia.,
  • Livestock -- Africa.,
  • Livestock -- Asia.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesForeign agricultural economic report ; no. 125, Foreign agricultural economic report -- no. 125.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18011528M

    Suggested Citation: "Introduction." National Research Council. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume II: Vegetables. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / It might be supposed that a hungry continent would exploit all its available food plants to . Economic and agricultural development in West Asia and North Africa The need for agricultural research Willem G. Janssen This paper analyses the role of agricul- ture in the economic development of West Asia and North Africa, with spe- cial reference to the interactions be- tween oil wealth, population growth, agricultural development and the need for agricultural research.

      Agricultural mechanization in Africa gained significant attention during the s, but many interventions failed due to insufficient demand at the farm level. Since then, the situation has changed. Growing population and demand for food, rising rural wages, improvements in market access have contributed to the growth of demand for.   Farming systems in west Asia and north Africa have evolved to cope with the problems of highly variable and, frequently, chronically deficient rainfall. Cereals (mainly wheat and barley) are the dominant arable crops with food legumes (chickpea, lentil and faba bean) occupying only 5 to 10% of the area planted to by:

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Total agricultural R&D spending in sub-Saharan Africa. West Asia and North Africa (WANA) is a highly diverse region, encompassing both high-income Gulf countries and a large group of non-oil-producing upper and lower middle-income countries.1 Nevertheless, these countries share a number of challenges, including loss of agricultural land through rapid population growth.

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Kanayo took the audience back to luscious tea plantations in East Africa, large cotton-fields in West Africa, green rice-fields producing more than enough for the growing population.

Africa was taking the lead on food production and other regions such as Asia falling far behind.