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Food security and nutrition in Bangladesh: Progress and determinants

Mahabub Hossain, Firdousi Naher, Quazi Shahabuddin [ 2005 ]
For Bangladesh food security was synonymous with achieving self-sufficiency in rice production and stabilization in rice prices. The country has [...]
   
During the last 3 decades, donors and governments have invested in the development and dissemination of new technologies in the [...]
   
In spite of the fact that the Ugandan National Agricultural Research System has developed and released several production-enhancing technologies over [...]
   

The green revolution in Zimbabwe

Jane Alumira, Joseph Rusike [ 2005 ]
This paper presents a historical overview of plant breeding research, variety release and seed supply of staple food grains in [...]
   

The maize green revolution in Kenya revisited

Hugo De Groote, George Owuor, Cheryl Doss, James Ouma, Lutta Muhammad and K. Danda [ 2005 ]
The maize green revolution, which increased maize yields through the use of improved varieties and fertilizer, has stalled since the [...]
   

Has Green Revolution bypassed coarse cereals? The Indian experience

Aldas Janaiah, Lalith Achoth, Cynthia Bantilan [ 2005 ]
This paper analysed the growth performance of non-rice crop sectors by estimating total factor productivity (TFP) growth for the selected [...]
   
It is widely believed that a Green Revolution similar to the one achieved in Asia is impossible in Sub-Saharan Africa. [...]
   

An overview and prospects for a green revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa

Keijiro Otsuka, Kaliappa P. Kalirajan  [ 2005 ]
While population still continues to grow rapidly in Sub-Sahara Africa, the expansion of cultivation area has slowed down considerably due [...]
   

Investing in agriculture for growth and food security in the ACP countries

Jakob Skoet, Kostas Stamoulis, Annelies Deuss [ 2004 ]
Countries in the ACP region will face significant challenges in the years to come as they try to step up [...]
   

Will buying tropical forest carbon benefit the poor? Evidence from Costa Rica

Suzi Kerr, Alexander Pfaff, Romina Cavatassi, Benjamin Davis, Leslie Lipper, Arturo Sanchez, Joanna Hendy  [ 2004 ]
We review claims about the potential for carbon markets that link both payments for carbon services and poverty levels to [...]