Farming Systems In The Nigerian Savanna: Research And Strategies For Development, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Farming Systems In The Nigerian Savanna

Research And Strategies For Development, 1st Edition

By David Norman

Routledge

276 pages

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Description

Presenting the case for a farming systems approach to research in developing countries, this book considers the role of new technology and appropriate development strategies in improving agricultural production and the welfare of farming families in the semi-arid tropical region of West Africa.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Farming Systems, Agricultural Research and Development Objectives 2. The Farming Systems Approach to Research 3. Agroecology of the Nigerian Savanna 4. Farming Communities and Institutional Arrangements in Northern Nigeria 5. Farming Systems in Three Zaria Villages, Northern Nigeria 6. Diversity and the Context for Change in Farming Systems 7. Improved Technology: Assessing Suitability by using a Farming Systems Approach 8. Promoting Agricultural Development

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies