Programme of work and priorities
The projects, included under Economic and Social Development concern, in general, the analyses of the major aspects of development problems and policies, both economic and social. Special attention is being given to the ...
Cocoa : recent world market trends in relation to stabilization problems and policies
In the past two years there has been a major change in the world cocoa market. Until, 1959, world production had been rising at an annual rate of about 3 per cent, but in the two subsequent crop years, output rose by some ...
Rubber : recent world market trends in relation to stabilization problems and policies
The recent development of stereo regular rubbers one of which, cispolyisiprene, is chemically identical with natural rubber is likely to lead to the production of much closer synthetic substitutes for natural rubber. Once ...
Palm kernels and palm oil : recent world market trends in relation to stabilization problems and policies
Africa produces roughly four-fifths of world' oil palm products and contributes a similar proportion to world exports. The oil palm (Elaois guinoonsis) is thought to be native to West Africa, where it is mainly exploited ...
Groundnuts and groundnut oil : recent world market trends in relation to stabilization problems and policies
In recent years price levels have been sufficient to stimulate groundnut production in a number of countries, particularly Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan and Niger. In each case, the area under groundnuts is estimated to have ...
Industries rurales de transformation des produits agricoles et horticoles
Comme l'économie africaine est en grande partie fondée sur l'agriculture, l'industrialisation est appelée à jouer un rôle capital dans la croissance économique. Or tout effort d'industrialisation suppose le plus souvent ...
Report for the Economic commission for Africa : World food program
The Economic Commission for Africa at its last year's session adopted a resolution on use of food surpluses /Res.54 (lV)/. This resolution congratulated the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Director General ...
The formulation and evaluation of agricultural projects in Africa
The object of this paper is to emphasize some of the special characteristics of agricultural projects particularly in Africa and put forward a general- outline for their formulation and appraisal with the hope that more ...
Committee on the programme of work and priorities fourth session provisional summary record of the third meeting: held at Africa Hall, Addis Ababa, on Sunday, 18 February 1962, at 2.40 p.m.
The programme, had three, main parts, described under projects 21, 22 and 23. Apart from certain additions designed to make it more precise and practical, it differed-little from the one approved in 1961 by FAO and ECA.
Etude sur l'amélioration et l'exploitation du Cheptel en Afrique
La Commission constate que l’élevage occupe une place importante sinon primordiale dans l’économie d'un grand nombre de pays africains.