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Farming Practices and Systems

Decentralization, agricultural services and determinants of input use in Nigeria

The substantial differences in agricultural productivity between Asia and Africa can be largely explained by differences in use of modern inputs. The evidence suggests that better access to infrastructure (such as roads and irrigation) and agricultural se

Agricultural land purchases for alternative uses ? evidence from two farming areas in the Western Cape province, South Africa

This paper reports on the extent of purchases of agricultural land for diverse reasons within an intensive and extensive agricultural farming area in the Western Cape, gathered through a survey of land buyers between January 2005 and October 2007.