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By Goran Djurfeldt, Hans Holmen, Magnus Jirstroml, Rolf Larsson

Why can Asia now feed its swiftly transforming into inhabitants, yet Africa keeps to adventure famine? This publication is the end result of a three-year undertaking coordinated by means of a gaggle of Swedish researchers with taking part students from Africa and Asia. It presents a comparative examine among Asian agricultural improvement through the eco-friendly Revolution in nutrients creation and the present tricky agricultural state of affairs in sub-Saharan Africa. in line with case reports of 8 African and 8 Asian nations (focusing at the early a part of the golf green Revolution), this e-book offers a causal and explanatory version of Asian eco-friendly revolutions. It discusses why such development has been made in Asia, yet has no longer but happened in Africa. It additionally examines the consequences of the case experiences for destiny improvement in Africa.

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