The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa (Paperback)
This handbook examines agricultural and rural development in Africa from theoretical, empirical and policy stand points. It discusses the challenges of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and assesses how poverty and other development concerns can be addressed in rural communities through agricultural transformation. Additionally, the handbook extends the Post-2015 Development Agenda and it emphasizes the importance of the agricultural sector as it is closely related to the issues of food sustainability, poverty reduction, and employment creation. The contributors suggest multiple evidence-based policies to develop the rural areas through the transformation of the agricultural sector which can significantly benefit the African continent.
About the Author
Evans S. Osabuohien is Professor of Economics, Chair of the Centre for Economic Policy & Development Research (CEPDeR) at Covenant University, Nigeria, and Alexander von Humboldt Visiting Professor, Faculty of Management and Economics at Witten/Herdecke University, Germany.