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Tanzania Agricultural Snapshot 2007/08

Publication Date: March, 2014

The purpose of this series of country briefs is to provide a comprehensive and standardized view of agricultural characteristics, integrat- ed with socio-economic variables across countries.

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Uganda Agricultural Snapshot 2009/10

Publication Date: March, 2014

The purpose of this series of country briefs is to provide a comprehensive and standardized view of agricultural characteristics integrat- ed with socioeconomic variables across countries.

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Malawi Agricultural Snapshot 2004/5

Publication Date: March, 2014

The purpose of this series of country briefs is to provide a comprehensive and standardized view of agricultural characteristics inte- grated with socioeconomic variables across countries.

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Agricultural R&D, Food Prices, Poverty and Malnutrition Redux

Publication Date: January, 2014

Beginning in the early 1970s, Per Pinstrup-Andersen conducted pioneering work into the links between agricultural research and development (R&D) and its consequences for nutrition and health outcomes of the poor. In this paper we revisit those links in the context of two twenty-first century conundrums.

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Accessing International Markets: Ports and Portsheds

Publication Date: January, 2014

More than 300 million Africans, about 30 percent of the total population, live more than one day away from the nearest port.

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Accessing Local Markets: Marketsheds

Publication Date: January, 2014

Across Africa buying and selling connects people. For a small-scale farmer, this trade takes place primarily within a limited geographic area based on access to market centers of a given size.

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Atlas of African Agriculture Research and Development

Administrative Boundaries

Publication Date: January, 2014

The most common ways to present data for research, demographic, political, and other reporting purposes is by administrative unit or the unit of measure that recognizes the political boundaries and area of a country.

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Africa's Agricultural Research Pool

Publication Date: January, 2014

Absolute levels of staffing in public agriculture research and development (R&D) vary considerably across the 39 countries in Africa south of the Sahara.

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Agriculture in the Global Economy

Publication Date: January, 2014

In this article, we first discuss how the high-income countries like the United States represent a declining share of global agricultural output while middle-income countries like China, India, Brazil, and Indonesia represent a rising share. We then look at the differing patterns of agricultural inputs across countries and the divergent productivity paths taken by their agricultural sectors.

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Agroecological Zones

Publication Date: January, 2014

Agroecological zones (AEZs) are geographical areas exhibiting similar climatic conditions that determine their ability to support rainfed agriculture.

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