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Increasing agricultural productivity

Agricultural Sector Symposium (3rd 1982 World Bank)

Increasing agricultural productivity

proceedings of the third annual agricultural sector symposium

by Agricultural Sector Symposium (3rd 1982 World Bank)

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Published by Agriculture and Rural Development Dept., Personnel Management Dept., World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural productivity -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementTed J. Davis, editor.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper ;, no. 1
      ContributionsDavis, Ted J., 1930-, World Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1417 .A47 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 307 p. :
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3495864M
      ISBN 100821300997
      LC Control Number82015887
      OCLC/WorldCa8708833

      The analysis shows that stronger farmer organizations (FOs) could foster economic inclusion of smallholders and increase their market power-thereby raising their incomes and productivity. Further, while value addition to agricultural commodities remains low, increasing the agribusiness to agriculture ratio could create more jobs and reduce poverty. Agricultural innovation in Sweden has sought to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the agri-food sector by ensuring a high level of environmental and animal welfare standards, while raising the productivity and financial viability of farms.

      PAD’s experience and family-based agriculture in Brazil. Studies conducted by PAD in Asia and Africa show that remote rural extension services boosted productivity levels more than 11%, and that transmitting information via SMS increased by 22% the likelihood of farmers using adequate inputs. Increasing agricultural productivity (English) Abstract. Agriculture remains a socioeconomically and politically important sector in Pakistan, even as its share in the overall economy continues to fall. Sluggish growth in productivity has constrained farm income growth, limiting its potential for reducing poverty Cited by: 3.

      book on Agriculture for Teachers and Students in East Africa, East African Journal of Social and Applied Sciences, 1(1), Katundu, M. (): Book Review: Increasing Production from the Land a resource book on Agriculture for Teachers and Students in East. World agriculture faces a serious decline this century due to global warming unless emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are substantially reduced, according to a new study by William Cline, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development and the Peterson Institute. Developing countries, many of which have average temperatures that are already near or.


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The Global Agricultural Productivity Report, shows agricultural productivity growth -- increasing output of crops and livestock with existing or fewer inputs -.

A new European Union-funded ‘Livestock Production Systems in Zimbabwe’ (LIPS-Zim) project is working to increase agricultural productivity in the country’s agro-ecological Zones IV and V. It is promoting the adoption of climate-relevant innovations in livestock production systems and improving surveillance and control of livestock diseases.

An increase in a region's agricultural productivity implies a more efficient distribution of scarce resources. As farmers adopt new techniques and differences, the more productive farmers benefit from an increase in their welfare while farmers who are not productive enough will exit the market to seek success elsewhere.

The history of early human advancement is the history of harvesting prosperity from agricultural innovation.

In Harvesting Prosperity: Technology and Productivity Growth in Agriculture, we argue that this focus on raising agricultural productivity remains as urgent today as ever.

Some stylized facts: Nearly 80% percent of the world’s poor live in rural areas, and many depend on farming. Increasing agricultural productivity book productivity i.e. output per labor input and output per cultivated area of land. Land productivity is used by national policy makers to evaluate agricultural production intended to meet national food security needs.

But, output per agricultural worker, on the other hand, may be a more important indicator of. That said, agricultural growth varies considerably across countries, see Box A. Growth has also. improved overall during the last two decades. Clearly more needs to be done to raise agricultural. productivity, to relieve the poverty and hunger of rural people and to increase food production that will tend to bring down the cost of food.

Therefore, increasing labour productivity is critical to increase incomes in the agriculture and the rural sector. For one, agriculture, although generally viewed as having little impact on industrialization and the larger economy, provides the basis for many other activities, including manufacturing.

Malawi is expected to benefit from a five-year Development of Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture (DeSIRA) project, which seeks to improve productivity, profitability and. Green plants need CO 2 to grow. A higher concentration of atmospheric CO 2 will stimulate the photosynthetic process, promoting plant growth and agricultural productivity without increasing the water demand for crop transpiration.

On the otherhand, expected climatic warming may have adverse effects on agriculture, partly offsetting the positive direct CO 2 effects. The majority of sub-Saharan farmers are subsistence and smallholder farmers and the use of fertilizers and improved seeds to increase their agricultural productivity would have a tremendous impact.

Agricultural Economics, 1 () 67 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam - Printed in The Netherlands Effects of Increasing Agricultural Productivity in a Multisectoral Model for the Philippines Romeo M. Bautista International Food Policy Research Institute, SuiteMassachusetts Avenue, N. W., Washington, DC (U.S.A.) (Accepted 3 October ) Abstract.

New Tractor Designs Improve Comfort and Productivity for Farmers Enhancements to the operator cab, engine performance and customizable features help to improve agricultural operations.

Aug The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Shehuri, has said the greatest way to improve the productivity of Nigerian farmers is by establishing a strong link between.

The required increase in agricultural productivity required by may be in the range of 60–% as compared with the levels of (Ort et al., ). A rapid increase in crop yield, especially for cereals, was obtained in the second half of the 20 th century during the so-called ‘Green Revolution’.

Faced with these challenges, it is critical that Pakistan starts embracing modern agriculture technology and innovation to protect and enhance the natural resource base while increasing productivity.

indicating there is room to increase agricultural productivity above existing levels, even without a change in their current levels of input use (Liverpool-Tasie et al., ; Oseni and Winters, ). Low input use and farm technology, such as improved seed and fertilizer, are among the many reasons for low agricultural productivity in Nigeria.

Land used in agricultural production has increased less rapidly, resulting in an average annual increase in land productivity of percent in SSA between and (World Bank, ). Labour used in agriculture has increased more rapidly than land and labour productivity declined at an average annual rate of percent between and.

Evidence suggests that countries across the globe that have increased productivity have benefitted from economic growth that is sustained through agricultural transformation. Africans have an opportunity, now more than ever before, to change their lives through increased and enhanced agribusiness that connects smallholders to national, regional.

Agricultural productivity can be increased on the basis of these technical suggestions. Expansion of Marketing Facilities. Making the marketing system better and lawful to remove its defects would increase productivity. When the farmers would receive fair price for their labor, then they will perform the production activity and more skillfully.

6A.1 Productivity-enhancing interventions, their locations and objectives, and sources of information 6A.2 Instrument used to collect information from agricultural and rural development practitioners 6A.3 Agricultural productivity impact pathways: How the 13 factors identified in the conceptual framework affect productivity.

The increase in food demand due to increasing population along with decline in the availability of arable land exerted a pressure on farmers to produce more with fewer resources. Biotechnological tools as a viable solution have the potential to release this pressure with improved and sustainable agricultural productivity which enhances the food.Increasing productivity on current land requires significant investment in agricultural research and extension.

Extension can provide farmers with the tools and knowledge they need to adopt new sustainable methods of farming in order to increase their yields, improve their food security and livelihoods and build resilience against climate shocks.1 day ago  A version of this story first appeared on “We have learnt good agricultural practices and in turn increased our agricultural outputs thanks to the FAR after the catastrophic damage caused by Cyclone Ídai, we have been able to use the income from our expanding yields to improve our lives, rebuild our homes, afford school fees for our children, and buy chairs.