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Agricultural Growth, Poverty Reduction and Millennium Development Goals in Africa: Outcomes of AAAE Conference

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  • Nambiro, Elizabeth
  • Omare, Musa N.
  • Nkamleu, Guy Blaise

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This report is a summary of emerging issues affecting African agriculture, recent experiences and policy proposals that can guide interventions in improving the sector’s productivity. Agriculture is at the centre of rural poverty reduction in Africa and urgent measures are needed to increase farm yields and incomes in order to stem collapse of economies and societies.

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Paper provided by African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) in its series 2007 Second International Conference, August 20-22, 2007, Accra, Ghana with number 50144.

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Handle: RePEc:ags:aaae07:50144

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Keywords: AAAE; African Association of Agricultural Economists; millennium development goals in Africa; agricultural policies; agricultural research systems; poverty reduction; agricultural productivity; Agricultural and Food Policy; Community/Rural/Urban Development; Farm Management; Food Security and Poverty; Production Economics; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies; Q010; Q130; Q170; Q180; Q560;

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