4 edition of New direction for economic development in Africa found in the catalog.
New direction for economic development in Africa
Emanuel A. Okwuosa
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[by] Emanuel A. Okwuosa.|
|LC Classifications||HC502 .O48|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3-222 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||222|
|LC Control Number||77353741|
The majority of the poor and hungry people in the world live on small farms and struggle to subsist on too little land with low input - low yield technologies. At the same time, many other smallholders are successfully intensifying and succeeding as farm businesses, often in combination with diversification into off-farm sources of income. Although development generally refers to a broad concept, the quest for development in sub-Saharan Africa has been biased by ideological considerations which made abstraction of local conditions and people’s aspirations. The prevalent development models have used increased national income as a sufficient statistics for broad-based development.
At first glance, Africa appears to be on the right track. For example, in a book Emerging Africa: How 17 countries are leading the way, Steven Radelet argues that many African economies have been growing fast since the mids owing to the spread of democracy; improved policy-making; and the emergence of new political. Book Description: It has been said that education in post-colonial Africa is in a state of crisis. Policies and practices from Eurocentric colonial regimes have carried over, intertwining with challenges inherent in the new political and economic climate.
hindrance to Africa’s socio-economic development. The second section of this paper shall explore alternatives to meet these development challenges. This research is concluded with some recommendations to enhance and strengthen sustainable development in Africa. Bad Governance, Corruption, Undemocratic Values, And Political Challenges. rural development was found to be strongest in countries where small farms dominated agriculture (Rosegrant & Hazell, ). Therefore, given widespread rural poverty and small-scale farming in Africa, the “conventional wisdom” supports a strong role for agriculture in African development. * Final revision accepted: J
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