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Essays on Agricultural Production, Risk, and Productivity

Publication Date: February, 2015

This dissertation takes two different research perspectives to address the central theme of agricultural production and productivity.

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Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa

Publication Date: January, 2014

The Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development presents a broad range of geospatial data that relate to strategic agriculture policy, investment, and planning issues.

[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 2011/2012 (2004 E.C.) (September-December, 2011), Volume IV, Report on Land Utilization (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

Publication Date: May, 2012

The range of data items that the 2011/12 (2012 E.C) Agricultural Main season survey dealt with included land use area (crop area, fallow land, grazing land, wood land and other land use).

Climate Risk Management Through Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: September, 2011

Empirical evidence has shown that farmers can adapt to climate change by using sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices that provide local mitigation benefits, reducing or offsetting the negative effects of climate change at the level of the plot, farm, or even landscape. However, adaptation to climate change using SLWM practices in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains low. This study was conducted to examine the impact of government policies on adaptation to climate change.

Setting the Economic Scene

Publication Date: May, 2009

In this chapter we present a quantitative retrospective on the agricultural economies in LAC, the region’s population and food consumption patterns, and its agricultural trade trends.

[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 2007/2008 (2000 E.C.) (September - December, 2007) Volume 4, Report on Land Utilization (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

Publication Date: July, 2008

This report comprises three parts. Part I contains the objectives of the annual survey. Part II deals with coverage of the survey, sample design, field organization and method of data collection and Part III includes summary of the results.

[Niger] Recensement General de L'Agriculture et du Cheptel (RGAC 2004/2008), Volume I, Resultats du pre Recensement

Publication Date: June, 2008

This document focuses on the number of agricultural households, horticultural production, and water resources in Niger.

[Niger] Recensement General de L'Agriculture et du Cheptel (RGAC 2005/2007), Volume V, Productivite du Cheptel Enclaves Pastorales et Transect

Publication Date: June, 2008

This census report for Niger includes information on households, farming practices and livestock production.

Drivers of Change in Global Agriculture

Publication Date: February, 2008

This paper develops a country×farming systems typology for exploring the linkages between human needs, agriculture and the environment, and for assessing options for addressing future food security, land use and ecosystem service challenges facing different societies around the world.

[Madagascar] Recensement de L'Agriculture (RA) Campagne Agricole 2004-2005, Tome III, Parcelles et Superficies des Cultures

Publication Date: October, 2007

This report from the 2004/2005 Census of Agriculture for Madagascar covers crop production.

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