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Issue 4, April 2015

PUB - Public Understanding of Biotechnology
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Book Review

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The New Harvest: agricultural innovation in Africa

Calestous Juma


Oxford University Press

Intended Audience:

Researchers, managers and policy-makers in African agriculture


Calestous Juma, a widely-respected academic and author, has assembled an interdisciplinary panel of experts in agricultural development to discuss the issues facing African agriculture.

Heavy on case studies from Africa and developing countries around the world, The New Harvest presents policies and institutional changes needed to promote agricultural innovation across the African continent. The book argues that by embracing agricultural innovation, African economies can take advantage of new opportunities for economic growth.

The book is a product of the Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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