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African agricultural research and technological development

African agricultural research and technological development

proceedings of a high-level meeting in Feldafing, Federal Republic of Germany, September 24-27, 1987

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Government policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald C. Pickering, editor.
      ContributionsPickering, Donald, 1931-, World Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS542.A426 A37 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2040570M
      ISBN 100821310739
      LC Control Number88017162

        Digital technology opens vast untapped potential for farmers, investors, and entrepreneurs to improve efficiency of food production and consumption in Africa. In , Novus International committed to support -- and build capacity for -- the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellowship, a professional development program committed to strengthening the research and leadership skills of African women in agricultural science. Specifically, Novus International will invest approximately $, to . Efforts at the subregional level should aim at identifying areas that are amenable to coordination among countries, e.g., food security and food self-sufficiency, research, agricultural policies and technology, natural resources development and management, trade and so on.


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