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Agricultural production and social evolution: some considerations on Sub-Saharan Africa

, : Agricultural production and social evolution: some considerations on Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Rural Cooperation 17(2): 99-106

In spite of high levels of investment in development programmes in the last decades, results are very limited and an array of widespread problems are continuously arising. At the roots of the trend is an industrial philosophy tied with the maximization of production through mechanized monocropping and high capital investments and inputs.

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