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Experiences with agricultural development in tropical Africa (English)

The report includes the following chapters : 1) definition of the study; 2) the summation, past progress and its limitations; 3) principal features of African agriculture; 4) the state of knowledge : the natural milieu and research; 4) the rural society : factors affecting receptivity and incentives to change; 5) labor, land, intensification and farm economics; 6) implements and machinery; 7) land tenure and organization of land use; 8) agricultural extension, training and education; 10) credit, marketing and cooperatives; 11) the summation, past progress and its limitation, future approach to development and external assistance, conclusions on certain aspects of development.

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  • Author

    De Wilde,John C., Guinard, Andre, Maubouche,Robert, McLoughlin, Peter F.M., Scudder,Thayer

  • Document Date

    1967/06/30

  • Document Type

    Publication

  • Report Number

    37758

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    2

  • Country

    Africa,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Doc Name

    Experiences with agricultural development in tropical Africa

  • Keywords

    Agriculture;farmer;international exploration;Crop;international economic development;shifting cultivation;agriculture and livestock;Land tenure;land use;population pressure;method of production;availability of land;deterioration of soils;loss of nutrient;agricultural extension work;analysis of alternatives;repair and maintenance;maximization of return;degree of mechanization;state of knowledge;factor of production;production of cotton;area under cultivation;income from agriculture;means of production;river basin development;degree of pressure;system of production;success and failure;french franc area;increase in population;lack of interest;equatorial forest zone;adaptation to change;high population density;amount of land;agricultural extension worker;incidence of pest;determinant of fertility;attitudes toward work;patterns of production;problem of population;cultivation of millet;difference in population;tropical rain forest;standard of value;cash crop;ecological condition;natural environment;field work;natural conditions;Animal Husbandry;organic matter;rural society;bush fallow;african farmer;extension service;natural vegetation;dry season;food supply;soil fertility;tree crop;government service;subsistence farming;

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De Wilde,John C. Guinard, Andre Maubouche,Robert McLoughlin, Peter F.M. Scudder,Thayer

Experiences with agricultural development in tropical Africa (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/688411468768308638/Experiences-with-agricultural-development-in-tropical-Africa