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Cover for The future: towards agenda 2063.

This chapter discusses the foreseeable future of agriculture in Africa, which has a major contribution to make in terms of food security, and also in terms of economic, social and environmental development. The changing climate in Africa already calls for the adoption of the best alternative...

Author(s)
Bwalya, M.; Mkomwa, S.; Shula, R.; Simon Lugandu; Kassam, A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to economics: concepts for students of agriculture and the rural sector.

This text aims to provide a simple but effective introduction to general economics for students of agriculture, the rural sector and related topics in universities and colleges. This fifth edition continues the process of adaptation and adjustment to meet changing times, the most significant of...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620063)
Type
Book
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Cover for Demand and supply: the price mechanism in a market economy.

This chapter discusses the theories of demand and supply, including the factors affecting the demand for commodities (the price of the commodity itself, the incomes of consumers, the price of competitive (or substitute) goods, the price of complementary goods, and the tastes of consumers) as well...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620063)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Markets and competition.

Following an introduction into the functions of the price system and a general description of markets, this chapter examines three market models in more detail: first, perfect competition viewed from the levels of the individual agricultural producer and of the whole industry; secondly, monopoly;...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620063)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Production economics: theory of the firm.

This chapter introduces the scope of production economics and explains the major relationships studied in production economics, namely: factor-product, factor-factor, and product-product relationships. The impacts of advances in technology on the three central relationships are also discussed, as...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620063)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gender, weather shocks and food security: empirical evidence from Uganda.

Following an overview of agricultural sector performance, climate change, and variability in Uganda, this chapter presents a study examining the food security effects of weather shocks by gender in the country. The results show that the incidence of food insecurity increases with an increase in all ...

Author(s)
Mwesigye, F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Caring for corn and beans: reassessing subsistence agriculture and climate change.

To move beyond a material understanding of women's relationship to climate change, this chapter explores a care work framework that explicitly includes women's participation in subsistence agriculture, while expanding climate change frameworks to consider care work. The case of Honduras is used in...

Author(s)
Garner, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender and climate-smart agriculture in Africa.

This chapter explores the interrelated issues of gender and climate-smart agriculture (CSA) within the African context. The importance and goal of mainstreaming gender into CSA is emphasized. The chapter draws on knowledge from CSA good practice and innovative approaches to highlight some successes ...

Author(s)
Babugura, A. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender differences in awareness and adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices in Bangladesh.

This chapter focuses on a range of practices that have been identified as climate-smart and appropriate for adoption at the family farm level in the context of Bangladesh, based on input from stakeholders and a review of the literature, as well as a review of ongoing agricultural interventions...

Author(s)
Bryan, E.; Kato, E.; Bernier, Q.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate-induced migration, women and decision making power in the agricultural wage sector in Saiss, Morocco.

This chapter examines the gendered effects of drought-induced migration in rural Morocco for settler migrants and farmers who stay behind in sending communities. Due to state investments in irrigation, the Saiss plains of Morocco are experiencing rural-rural migration as an adaptive strategy for...

Author(s)
Najjar, D.; Dhehibi, B.; Baruah, B.; Aw-Hassan, A.; Bentaibi, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter

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