Agribusiness innovation: A pathway to sustainable economic growth in Africa

Adenle, A.A.; Manning, L. and Azadi, H. (2016) Agribusiness innovation: A pathway to sustainable economic growth in Africa. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 59. pp. 88-104.

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Official URL: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tifs.2016.11.008

Abstract

The paper considers the factors that drive a strong and competitive agri-business sector with particular attention to investment in research and development (R&D) for technological innovation as well as the broader drivers and risk factors of influence. It develops a case study and in particular contrasts the very successful value chain in Thailand with the weak one in Nigeria in order to highlight the implications for Nigerian government policy if it wishes to exploit the potential for a strong cassava agri-business sector.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Science and technology, Agribusiness, Key drivers, Risk factors, Economic growth, Africa
Members: Harper Adams University
Depositing User: Ms Kath Osborn
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2016 09:40
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2017 15:01
URI: http://collections.crest.ac.uk/id/eprint/14630

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