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Author Bationo, A. (André)
Title Advances in integrated soil fertility management in sub-Saharan Africa: challenges and opportunities.
Imprint Berlin : Springer, 2007.

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Subject Soil management -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Soil fertility -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Description 1 online resource
Contents Front Matter; A critical analysis of challenges and opportunities for soil fertility restoration in Sudano-Sahelian West Africa; Appropriate technologies to replenish soil fertility in southern Africa; Available technologies to replenish soil fertility in East Africa; Integrated Agricultural Research for Development: contributing to the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (IAR4D in CAADP); From Thousands to Millions: Accelerating Agricultural Intensification and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Summary Food insecurity is a central concern and a fundamental challenge for human welfare and economic growth in Africa. Low agricultural production, results in low incomes, poor nutrition, vulnerability to risks and lack of empowerment. Land degradation and soil fertility depletion are considered the major threats to food security and natural resource conservation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Investments in technology, policy and institutional reforms are needed to increase agricultural productivity to ensure food security and sustained national economies. Past research has generated numerous soil f.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402057601
1402057601
1281087718
9781281087713
OCLC # 261224882