Successes in African agriculture

lessons for the future

Steven Haggblade, ed., Peter B.R. Hazell, ed.
2010

PART I Overview 1
1 Challenges for African Agriculture 3
PART I I Success Stories 27
2 The Cassava Transformation in West and Southern Africa 29
3 "Seeds of Success" in Retrospect: Hybrid Maize in Eastern
and Southern Africa 71
4 Mali's White Revolution: Smallholder Cotton, 1960-2006 113
5 Are Horticultural Exports a Replicable Success Story?
Evidence from Kenya and Cote dTvoire 163
6 Smallholder Dairying in Eastern Africa 209
7 Sustainable Soil Fertility Management Systems 262
PART III Lessons for the Future 321
8 Lessons from Past Successes 323
9 Implications for the Future 349
References 373
Contributors 421
Index 423