Agriculture in Africa: Telling Myths from Facts (Directions in Development) by Luc Christiaensen
English | Oct. 25, 2017 | ISBN: 1464811342 | 193 Pages | PDF | 8 MB
Stylized facts set agendas and shape debates. In rapidly changing and data scarce environments, they also risk being ill-informed, outdated and misleading. So, following higher food prices since the 2008 world food crisis, robust economic growth and rapid urbanization, and climatic change, is conventional wisdom about African agriculture and rural livelihoods still accurate? Or is it more akin to myth than fact?