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Economic aspects of agricultural development in Africa

E. Neville-Rolfe

Economic aspects of agricultural development in Africa

a selective annotated reading list of reports and studies concerning 40 African countries during the period 1960-1969

by E. Neville-Rolfe

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Published by Agricultural Economics Research Institute, University of Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled by E. Neville-Rolfe.
ContributionsUniversity of Oxford. Institute for Research in Agricultural Economics.
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The economic development of a large country may be thought of as the development of a national system composed of cities and their sur- rounding commuting : Erik Thorbecke. The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is Africa’s policy framework for agricultural transformation, wealth creation, food security and nutrition, economic growth and.

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This study note covers aspects of economic growth and development in South Africa. The South African economy has been described by economist Ruchir Sharma in his recent book Breakout Nations as “a developed market wrapped inside an emerging market". Two decades on from the formal end of the old apartheid regime, the South African economy can. From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. has achieved a much-improved agricultural and economic growth performance over the last 15 years. During the agricultural sector grew at an annual average rate of almost 4%, while GDP and GDP per capita grew at a remarkable % and % over the same period. The improved growth comes after decades of .


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It is essential reading for students and researchers in African Studies, and will be of great interest to scholars in Development Studies, Political Economy, and Cited by: 5. Economic and social development, as a public sector term, is the process by which the economic well-being and quality of life of a nation, region or local community are improved according to targeted goals and objectives.

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Labour Market Dynamics in Africa 43 Economic Development in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) 44 Poverty and Inequality in sub-Saharan Africa 44 Economic Growth and Poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa 45 Labour Market Dynamics 45 16 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY (SADC) 46 Objectives Abstract.

A lthough statistics pertaining to agriculture in Africa have to be treated with great caution, the following data amply demonstrate the significance of agriculture in the overall economic setting (see Table 1). Available evidence based on national output estimates, derived within recent years, confirms the overwhelming importance of agriculture in the economies of almost all Cited by: 3.

The agricultural sector’s growth has lagged behind national economic growth in Africa, according to an International Food Policy Research Institute study.

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