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We identify a set of development priorities for agriculture that cut across West Africa, at both the country and the regional level, to achieve economy-wide growth goals in the region.
This article develops a framework to examine the ex ante benefits of transgenic research on drought in eight low-income countries, including the benefits to producers and consumers from farm income stabilization and the potential magnitude of private sector profits from intellectual property rights (IPRs).
The specific objectives of Meher Season Post Harvest Survey are to estimate the total
crop area, volume of crop production and yield of crops for Meher Season agriculture in
Weed-inflicted yield losses in rice equate to half the current rice imports in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and African rice farmers have a limited range of effective and affordable weed management technologies.
This report, which is Volume V of the six series of statistical reports on Agriculture, presents
Central Statistical Agency (CSA) has been furnishing statistical information on the country’s agriculture since 1980/81 to alert policy interventionists on the changes taking place in the agricultural sector.
Agricultural production statistics reported at country or sub-national geopolitical scales are used in a wide range of economic analyses, and spatially explicit (geo-referenced) production data are increasingly needed to support improved approaches to the planning and implementation of agricultural development. However, it is extremely challenging to compile and maintain collections of sub-national crop production data, particularly for poorer regions of the world.
As part of the 2006/07 (1999 E.C) Agricultural Sample Survey, data on fertilizer, improved seed, irrigation and pesticide applied area and volume of fertilizers and improved seeds used
within the private peasant holdings was collected, processed and summarized.