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Settlement, market and food security.

Publisher: Paris : Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat, OECD, ©2013.
Series: West African studies (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Settlement dynamics have been reshaping West Africa's social and economic geography. These spatial transformations - high urbanisation and economic concentration - favour the development of market-oriented agriculture. With the population of West Africa set to double by 2050, agricultural production systems will undergo far-reaching transformations. To support these transformations, policies need to be spatially  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Publishing, OECD.
Settlement, Market and Food Security.
Paris : OECD Publishing, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9789264187443 9264187448
OCLC Number: 845235543
Description: 1 online resource (198 pages) : color illustrations, color maps.
Contents: Foreword and acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations and acronyms; Editorial; Executive summary; Part IIntegrating Spatial Dynamics and Food Security Issues; Chapter 1 A review of past trends on settlement, agriculture and food insecurity; Chapter 2Economic geography and settlement dynamics; Part IIPeople, Places and Transformation Dynamics; Chapter 3 Spatial restructuring and economictransformations; Chapter 4Market dynamics and regional integration; Part IIIForward-looking Scenarios for Settlement and Agricultural Transformations to 2050; Chapter 5Population settlement projec. Chapter 6The future of agricultural systemsAnnexes; Glossary.
Series Title: West African studies (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

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Settlement dynamics have been reshaping West Africa's social and economic geography. These spatial transformations - high urbanisation and economic concentration - favour the development of market-oriented agriculture. With the population of West Africa set to double by 2050, agricultural production systems will undergo far-reaching transformations. To support these transformations, policies need to be spatially targeted, improve availability of market information and broaden the field of food security to policy domains beyond agriculture. They need to rely on homogeneous and reliable data - n.

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