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Contribution of farm power to smallholder livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa

Clare Bishop-Sambrook

Contribution of farm power to smallholder livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa

by Clare Bishop-Sambrook

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farm mechanization -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Farms, Small -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Agriculture and energy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Poverty -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clare Bishop-Sambrook.
    SeriesAgricultural and food engineering technical report -- 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS760.A357 B57 2005, S760.A357 B57 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17726082M

    (specimens found up to 2 years old) located in arid and semi-arid savannah in sub-Saharan Africa. The edible white, powdery pulp found in the fruit is very rich in vitamin C and vitamin B2 and is used to make a refreshing drink. Young leaves are also rich in vitamin C and are in high demand in West Africa as a soup vegetable. Sub-Saharan Africa's efforts to mitigate malnutrition are lag- more than billion people practise agroforestry in some ging behind the rest of the world, with 30% of the population form, and that approximately million people live in farm under-nourished (FAO a).

    Impact of Climate Change on Smallholder Dairy Production and Coping Mechanism in Sub-Saharan Africa - Review Gezu Tadesse1* and Moges Dereje2 1Department Animal Science, Wachemo University, Ethiopia 2School of Animal and Range Science, Haramaya University, Ethiopia Submission: ; Published: J *Corresponding author: Gezu Tadesse, Animal Science department, File Size: KB. Feb Advances in Legume Breeding for Better Livelihoods of Smallholder Farmers in sub-Saharan Africa Chris O Ojiewo1, Asnake Fikre 1, Haile Desmae2, Babu N Motagi3, Ousmane Boukar4, Clare Mukankusi-Mugisha5, Emmanuel Monyo6, Rajeev K Varshney7 1International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Ethiopia, 2Mali, 3Nigeria, 6Kenya, 7India; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia;.

    Of the billion people who depend directly on the food and agricultural sector for their livelihoods, billion live in smallholder households. These households manage nearly million farms and contribute an appreciable share of agricultural production and food calories in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Livestock play a critical role in the livelihoods of more than million people in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. With regional demand for livestock products projected to grow by more than % by , development of the livestock sector offers a unique pathway to improve income and nutrition for the poor, particularly women.


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Contribution of farm power to smallholder livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa by Clare Bishop-Sambrook Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Contribution of farm power to smallholder livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa. [Clare Bishop-Sambrook] -- "At the beginning of the new millennium, rural livelihoods in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa are under considerable strain.

The economies and political environments in. Sub-Saharan Africa: The state of smallholders in agriculture SUMMARY This paper provides an overview of agricultural and economic characteristics of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), in comparison with other developing regions and the opportunities which the medium-term outlook holds for SSA’s small holder File Size: 6MB.

Sub-Saharan Africa over the next decade. It reviews sector performance, outlines the current market context, provides detailed quantitative medium term projections for the ten-year periodand assesses key risks and uncertainties. The outlook for agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa is situated in the context of severalFile Size: KB.

Family farming in sub-Saharan Africa: its contribution to agriculture, food security and rural development By Sam Moyo This publication is part of a series of Working Papers produced in the context of the International Year of Family Farming, helping to inform regional discussions and debates about the phenomenon Size: KB.

Poultry Production for livelihood improvement and poverty alleviation 5 the livelihoods framework The livelihoods framework (Figure 2) lists important factors that influence people’s lives, such as the vulnerability context in which they live, and the assets to which they have Size: 1MB.

Trees and smallholder agriculture - a household perspective from Subsaharan Africa. CHALLENGE. Trees have the potential to be an important crop in the overall agriculture, food security, and poverty debates in setting appropriate policy in Sub-Saharan African countries.

the contribution of draught animal power to sustainable livelihoods in sub-saharan africa: an example from zimbabwe Article (PDF Available) January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. "Africa's Smallholder Farmers - Approaches that work for viable livelihoods" is the title of this publication, produced by a consortium of international agencies to promote and advocate on behalf.

The topic of agricultural mechanization for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has, for long, been a neglected one.

It is now clear that mechanization is an essential input to raise labor. Odendo M., Bationo A., Kimani S. () Socio-Economic Contribution of Legumes to Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa.

In: Bationo A., Waswa B., Okeyo J., Maina F., Kihara J., Mokwunye U. (eds) Fighting Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Multiple Roles of Legumes in Integrated Soil Fertility Management. Springer, Dordrecht. First Online 20 July Cited by: Smallholder agriculture in Africa: roles, status, and trends Most sub-Saharan African households depend on smallholder agriculture for their livelihoods, and most agriculture in Africa, in turn, is carried out by smallholder households.1 This remains true even after several File Size: KB.

Improving smallholder farmers access to agricultural services in Sub Saharan Africa is a central challenge facing governments in the region. Structural adjustment and a commitment to market-based agricultural development have reduced the direct role of the state in providing services.

In most countries publicly financed marketing boards haveCited by: The majority of the poor and food insecure in Africa live in rural areas, and most of them depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.

More than 30 percent of the people in sub-Saharan Africa are chronically hungry and are small farmers. Experts tell us that the population in Africa is expected to double byand African nations will have to double their food production just to keep pace. Africa Agriculture Status Report: The Business of Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (Issue 5).

Nairobi, Kenya: Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). Issue No. 5 Managing Editor: Daudi Sumba, (AGRA) Project Coordinator: Jane Njuguna (AGRA) Editor: Anne Marie Nyamu, Editorial, Publishing and Training Consultant.

On the basis of the World Urbanization Prospects (United Nations, ) 1, Sub-Saharan Africa as a whole had an urbanization level of % inthe second lowest regional figure in the world, with South Asia׳s figure being the suggested by Table 1, the regional variation in urbanization is large, with Southern Africa diverting positively and Eastern Africa negatively from this Cited by: Bishop-Sambrook, C.

Contribution of Farm Power to Smallholder Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Rome, Italy, ; p. [Google Scholar] Van Eerdewijk, A.; Danielsen, K. Gender Matters in Farm by: 3 Rural livelihoods and the role of farm power 11 Livelihoods in context 11 Farm power – a crucial production input 11 Diversification of farm power 14 Livelihoods for all in the supply chain for farm power 15 4 Farm power and technology options 17 Human power technologies 17 File Size: KB.

intensification and the African smallholder farmer B 1 Vanlauwe1, D Coyne1, J Gockowski2, S Hauser3, J Huising3, C Masso, G Nziguheba1, M Schut4 and P Van Asten5 Sub-Saharan Africa needs to produce more food, feed, and fiber to support its growing population and intensification of smallholder agriculture is a crucial component of any.

Livestock are an important component of small holder farmer livelihoods in Ethiopia. Not only are they an important source of cash income, they also provide draught power, milk, meat, manure and hides and skins. Livestock thus play an important role in ensuring food security and alleviating poverty (Ehui et Author: Hiwot Desta Wodajo, Biruk Alemu Gemeda, Wole Kinati, Annet Abenakyo Mulem, Anouka van Eerdewijk, Bar.

sub-Saharan Africa, a range of 30–50 per cent reliance on non-farm income sources is common; but it may attain 80–90 per cent in southern Africa. In south Asia, on average, roughly 60 per cent of rural household income is from non-farm sources; however, this proportion varies widely between, for example, landless households and.

ORIGINAL PAPER Sustainable intensification options for smallholder maize-based farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa Klaus J. Droppelmann1 & Sieglinde S. Snapp 2 & Stephen R. Waddington3 Received: 5 March /Accepted: 4 December /Published online: 11 January Buy Improving Smallholder Access to Purchased Inputs in Sub-saharan Africa (Policy) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.

Current efforts in combating food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) focus on agricultural intensification. Given the high soil nutrient depletions, replenishing soil fertility is a major component of such efforts.

One of the key nutrients limiting crop production is phosphorus (P). Overcoming P deficiency in smallholder farming in SSA faces many challenges, mainly because the Cited by: