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  • ISBN 0801833906
  • ISBN13 978-0801833908
  • Language English
  • Author Professor John W. Mellor
  • Publisher International Food Policy Research Institute (December 1, 1986)
  • Pages 440
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  • Category Business
  • Subcategory Economics
  • Size ePub 1767 kb
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We analyze the evolution of Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural total factor .

We analyze the evolution of Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) over the past 40 years, looking for evidence of recent changes in growth patterns using a nonparametric Malmquist index. That recovery is the consequence of improved efficiency in production resulting from changes in the output structure and an adjustment in the use of inputs, including an overall net reduction in fertilizer use but increased fertilizer use in most of the best-performing countries

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John Williams Mellor is a French-born American economist, known . The New Economics of Growth (1976)

John Williams Mellor is a French-born American economist, known for his work in the field of economic and agricultural development in third world countries. He has authored numerous articles, and several books, chiefly regarding economic and agricultural development in third world countries. Currently he runs John Mellor Associates as well as being a professor emeritus at Cornell. The New Economics of Growth (1976). The Economics of Agricultural Development (1967) - won the American Agricultural Economics Association award.

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A large and increasing proportion of agricultural growth in Africa must come from continuous gains in land productivity in areas of high population density and hence with already relatively high yields. Maize is one of the major food staples in sub-Saharan Africa (Mellor et a. 1987), with 57 million tons produced on about 30 million ha in the year 2010 (FAOSTAT, 2010;Nweke, 2005). Most of it is grown for human consumption (Pingali, 2001), and provides food and income for more than 300 million smallholder farmers (La Rovere et a. 2010).

Holtzman, John . 1988. Handle: RePEc:eee:jfpoli:v:13:y:1988:i:3:p:320-322.

Sub-Saharan Africa is by far and away the most disadvantaged of the world's three main developing regions. Bellamy, C. (1999) Statement at Lusaka AIDS Conference, 1999. Bender, W. and Smith, M. (1997) Population, food and nutrition.

with a foreword by Denis R. Norman. This authoritative work focuses on the interactions of agricultural technology. The johns hopkins university press. 701 West 40th Street. This first history of the poor of Sub-Saharan Africa begins in the monasteries of thirteenth-century Ethiopia and ends in the South African resettlement sites of the 1980s. Dr Iliffe investigates what it was like to be poor, how the poor sought to help themselves, and how charitable and governmental institutions provided.

Johns Hopkins, 1987, 417 pp. Purchase.

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