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The African Food Crisis: Lessons from the Asian Green Revolution.

Djurfeldt, Göran LU ; Holmén, Hans ; Jirström, Magnus LU and Larsson, Rolf LU (2005)
Abstract
This book is the outcome of a three-year project coordinated by a group of Swedish researchers and with collaborating scholars from Africa and Asia. It provides a comparative study between Asian agricultural development during the Green Revolution in food production and the current problematic agricultural situation in sub-Saharan Africa. Case studies of eight African and eight Asian countries (focusing on the early part of the Green Revolution) were carried out. Based on these studies the book presents a causal and explanatory model of Asian green revolutions and discusses why it has occurred in Asia, but not in Africa.
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LU ; Holmén, Hans ; LU and LU
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Book/Report
publication status
published
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keywords
Asian agriculture, agricultural development, Green Revolution, food policy, African agriculture, Africa, Asia, sociology, geography, sociologi
pages
288 pages
publisher
CABI Publishing
external identifiers
  • scopus:84890226983
ISBN
978-0-85199-998-0
language
English
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yes
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e70b7328-883c-4281-9ec1-a9f0254dda2c (old id 602136)
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2016-04-04 11:43:00
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  title        = {The African Food Crisis: Lessons from the Asian Green Revolution.},
  year         = {2005},
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