Land use and farming systems in the Horn of Africa

October 1, 1987

Efficient land use and farming systems are essential if agricultural production is to be increased substantially in Africa on a sustainable basis. Land use and farming systems in the Horn of Africa – Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti – are analysed in this article. Policy options and recommendations to improve the situation in the four countries are outlined.

Asit K. Biswas, Y.F.O. Masakhalia, L.A. Odero-Ogwel and E.P. Pallangyo, 1987, Land use Policy, Volume 4, Number 4, pages 419-443

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