Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
The agricultural and rural sector is very important in Africa and enormous efforts have been made to develop it, not only at the national level, but also at the regional and subregional level.
This paper states that, in Africa, smallholder agriculture is the main source of employment for the majority of the rural population and the bulk of the staple food is produced by this segment of the population.
Intenta verificar cuáles son las posibles alteraciones micro y mesoclimáticas derivadas de los cambios del uso del suelo, especialmente por la deforestación; cómo pueden modificar los cambios climáticos globales a los ecosistemas de América Latina y el Caribe; e indica algunas políticas que deberían adoptarse para minimizar estos problemas.
The objective of this report Is to take a closer look at the first of these two important issues underlying the human resources problem within the agriculture sector, and to suggest a strategy that would lead to a programme of action for guiding member states in their individual and collective efforts to achieving food self-sufficiency in the years ahead.
The basic cause of needless poverty and hunger in the rural Africa to-day is the stagnation of its main economic base - agriculture. It has settled down to a low level of equilibrium of income, saving and investment over time. Hence, most of the rural people of the region is caught in a vicious circle of a poverty trap. They are below the "absolute poverty line".
La planification du développement dans les pays africains était au départ(années 50 - début des années 70) perdue et conçue essentiellement comme une planification macro-économique.
Earlier (1950s - early 1970s) development planning in African countries was essentially perceived and conceived as macro-economic planning. This perception placed overriding emphasis on the projection and maximization of national economic aggregates such as the GDP, the GNP per capita income, level of employment, stability of price levels etc.