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Africa's land rush: rural livelihoods and agrarian change
(James Currey, 2015)
This book is 'the most historically grounded, lucid and nuanced understanding to date of the complex political economy of the contemporary rush for land in Africa' according to Professor Adebayo Olukoshi, Director of of ...
Plantation, outgrower and medium-scale commercial farming in Ghana: which model provides better prospects for local development?
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape and Future Agricultures Consortium, 2016)
African governments are making important policy choices in their quest to modernise agriculture, with some promoting largescale farming on plantations while others promote small- or medium-scale commercial farming.
The new alliance on food security and nutrition: what are the implications for Africa’s youth?
(Future Agricultures Consortium, 2016)
Young people are a growing proportion of Africa’s population and most live in poverty in rural areas. Despite urbanisation, in absolute numbers the rural youth are growing and agricultural development needs to prioritise ...