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Food for All in Africa: Sustainable Intensification for African Farmers

Gordon Conway, Ousmane Badiane, and Katrin Glatzel

Abstract

Africa requires a new agricultural transformation that is appropriate for Africa, that recognizes the continent's diverse environments and climates, and that takes into account its histories and cultures while benefiting rural smallholder farmers and their families. This book describes the key challenges faced by Africa's smallholder farmers and presents the concepts and practices of sustainable intensification as opportunities to sustainably transform Africa's agriculture sector and the livelihoods of millions of smallholders. The way forward, the book indicates, will be an agriculture sector ... More

Keywords: sustainable intensification, Africa, smallholder farmer, African agriculture, climate change, agricultural development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781501743887
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501743887.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gordon Conway, author
Imperial College London

Ousmane Badiane, author

Katrin Glatzel, author

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