Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authored by:
Wood-Sichra, Ulrike; Wood, Stanley
Edited by: 
Sebastian, Kate
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Publication Date: 
2014
Book Title: 
Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa
Page Range: 
30-31
ISBN: 
978-0-89629-846-0
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.2499/9780896298460
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Abstract

Almost three-quarters of Africa’s harvested agricultural land is devoted to the production of staple food crops, but only about one-third of that land generates annual output worth more than $500 from each cropped hectare.

Citation

Wood-Sichra, Ulrike; Wood, Stanley (2014) "Land Productivity for Staple Food Crops," Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Additional Attributes

Primary Contact: Ulrike Wood-Sichra
Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Keywords: Africa, Crop Production, Land Productivity, Maps