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Revitalizing agricultural research in the Sahel

a proposed framework for action

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

    Places:
  • Sahel.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Sahel.,
    • National agricultural research systems -- Sahel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 89).

      StatementJan Weijenberg ... [et al.].
      SeriesWorld Bank discussion papers,, 211., Africa Technical Department series, World Bank discussion papers ;, 211., World Bank discussion papers.
      ContributionsWeijenberg, Jan, 1937-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS542.S15 R48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 89 p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1420075M
      ISBN 100821325981
      LC Control Number93030143

      Household Behavior Under Market Failures: How Natural Resource Management in Agriculture Promotes Livestock Production in the Sahel by Céline Dutilly-Diane, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Alain de Janvry. Land degradation and agriculture in the Sahel of Africa: causes, impacts and recommendations. 1 0 3 The Sahel region is largely dependent on agriculture as the main economic activity, with about % of the population actively engaged in agriculture. Unsustainable agricultural practices in the region in turn promote land.

      To reiterate, the sector study, rural women in the Sahel and their access to agricultural extension, overview of five country studies, covers Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal and The Gambia. This present issue focuses on lessons learnt about incorporating. the Sahel through research, including the physical and human characteristics of the Sahel, the economic interdependence of humans on the Sahel, cooperation and conflict in the Sahel, human modifications to the Sahel, and how the changing conditions of the Sahel are .

      Read this book on Questia. Over the past decade, Norwegian and Danish social science research on natural resources management in the Sahel has been considerable. in part, this research grew out of the Norwegian and Danish commitment to support the poorest region in the poorest continent in the world. Agricultural production. Burkina Faso and Mali. Catholic Relief Services commissioned national research teams in Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali to conduct focus groups with community members and key leaders. Higher temperatures and changes in rainfall patterns could transform the agricultural landscape of Central America, threatening the.


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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Agricultural research in the Sahel: challenge and response (English) Abstract.

The problem which this report seeks to address is the slow rate of technology generation of the agricultural research system in the Sahel. To overcome this problem, the report proposes to strengthen the national agricultural research systems in the region. Nov 03,  · The West African Sahel is a harsh environment stressed by a fast-growing population and increasing pressure on the scarce natural resources.

Agriculture is the main source of livelihood of the majority of the people living in the area. Increases in temperature and/or modifications in rainfall quantities and distribution will substantially impact on the natural resource on which agriculture Cited by: United States Department of y Agriculture Economic Research Technology and Agricultural in the Sahel nomic Research Service, U.S.

Department of Agriculture. Agricultural Eco- nomic Report No. Characteristics of the Sahel If agricultural productivity in the Sahel is to improve, new technologies and related farm manage. World Vision Eco-Agriculture in the Sahel Mali World Vision, with support from the Margaret A Cargill Foundation, is implementing the Eco-Agriculture in the Sahel project to improve community resilience, farmer livelihoods, and environmental stewardship.

This is being done through adoption of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) and complementary soil and water conservation (SWC) and. Agricultural Economic Services in the Sahel.

[ - ] Co-Principal Investigators. To provide agricultural economics expertise for applied research on priority problems in the Sahel, Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University.

Land degradation and agriculture in the Sahel of Africa: causes, impacts and recommendations. 2 0 16 1 The Sahel region is largely dependent on agriculture as the main economic activity, with about % of the population actively engaged in agriculture.

Unsustainable agricultural practices in the region in turn promote land. Resources on the Sahel. Below you will find a list of Sahel Research Group publications and other resources available online, which may be useful to you in following socio-political dynamics in the countries of the Sahel.

Jun 01,  · Financing the Agricultural Sector Agriculture is the largest sector in the Nigerian economy, accounting for 22% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and roughly 70% of employment. Additionally, a large share of Nigeria’s food sup-ply is produced by small and medium-scale en-terprises (SMEs).

Oct 21,  · The MsAfropolitan Philosophy Book Club @ Waterstones; What will the Sahel look like in 10 years. A research initiative on the Sahel region and call for papers.

October 21, By MsAfropolitan 1 Comment. I’m pleased to share the news that I have joined the Editorial Board of the. Farmers' perceptions of climate change and agricultural adaptation strategies in rural Sahel. Mertz O(1), Mbow C, Reenberg A, Diouf A. Author information: (1)Department of Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

[email protected] by: 5. Relationship between natural resources and food security (bis) b. Effect of the agricultural production techniques on the availability and quality of Natural Resources • inadequate production techniques, • overgrazing, etc In years of low agricultural production / food insecurity (mainly due.

research for the Sahel has shown substantial variations in. Strategic plan for agricultural research. Agriculture, livelihoods and climate change in the West African Sahel S The Sahel spans 5, km (3, mi) from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Red Sea in the east, in a belt that varies from several hundred to a thousand kilometers (c.

miles) in width, covering an area of 3, square kilometers (1, sq mi). It is a transitional ecoregion of semi-arid grasslands, savannas, steppes, and thorn shrublands lying between the wooded Sudanian. approaches to address this need.

This Rural Women in the Sahel and their Access to Agricultural Extension (RWS) study looks in depth at five countries: Burkina Faso, The Gambia, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal.

This overview paper is a synthesis of five country working papers which are based on in. Sahel Research & Strategy Group, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2, likes. SAHEL Group is a non-profit, non-partisan and multidisciplinary organization that promotes and supports the development of Followers: K. FAO is acting in the Sahel Region to face a new food crisis due to a combination of drought, high food prices and chronic poverty which affects millions of people.

too little and too late. I believe that, in the next 30 years, the unfolding crisis in the Sahel could bring more human pain and suffering than AIDS has in the past 30 years. It would be tragic to make the same mistake of too little, too late twice.

Malcolm Potts. LIVESTOCK, NUTRIENT CYCLING AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN THE WEST AFRICAN SAHEL J.M. Powell and T.O. Williams Introduction Annual rainfall has been declining over the past 20 years in the West African Sahel.

Rainfall distribution has also been erratic. At the same time the region has experienced rapid population growth. The Sahel crisis. Despite continuous efforts of governments and partners to address food insecurity and malnutrition in the Sahel, an estimated million people were food insecure, including million suffering from severe food insecurity who are likely to experience extreme food deficits (Phase 3 of the Cadre harmonisé).

Published documents of original research work undertaken by Sahel, its promoters and on behalf of some of its partners can be downloaded here: NDDP Nutrition Study Report September 28, Agric. Admin. & Extension 28 () National Agricultural Research Programmes in Sahelian Countries of West Africa: Problems and Recommendations* Kanayo F.

Nwanze International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru PO Andhra PradeshIndia (Received 11 June ; accepted 19 August ) SUMMARY Increasing food production in Africa Cited by: 3.Start studying World Geography - Chapter 26, Sec.

1 - The Sahel. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.