Loss of Fertile Land Fuels ‘Looming Crisis’ Across Africa

July 29, 2017 - Author: et al.

By Thomas Jayne et al.


NyTImes-July2017MSU researcher Thomas Jayne cited in New York Times article: “Disappearance of Fertile Land Fuels ‘Looming Crisis’ in Africa,” by Jeffrey Gettleman, page 1, Sunday, July 30, 2017, print edition.  

Online version: Loss of Fertile Land Fuels ‘Looming Crisis’ Across Africa

See research paper:
Africa’s Changing Farm Size Distribution Patterns: The Rise of Medium-scale Farms
Jayne, T.S., Chamberlin, J., Traub, L., Sitko, N., Muyanga, M., Yeboah, F. K., Anseeuw, W., Chapoto, A., Wineman, A., Nkonde, C. and Kachule, R. (2016), Africa’s changing farm size distribution patterns: the rise of medium-scale farms. Agricultural Economics, 47: 197–214.doi: 10.1111/agec.12308

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