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eBook Agriculture in Sierra Leone ePub

by S. A Jabati

  • ISBN: 0533029430
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  • Author: S. A Jabati
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Vantage Press; 1st edition (1978)
  • Pages: 349
  • ePub book: 1647 kb
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Two-thirds of the population of Sierra Leone are involved in subsistence agriculture. The agricultural sector grew by about 14 percent in 2007, led by crops, and five percent in 2008. Despite this growth the country is a net importer of food; for example, in 2004 19,000 t of rice was imported.

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Agriculture (including forestry and fisheries) is the mainstay of the Sierra Leonean economy employing over 60 percent of the labor force mostly at the subsistence . USAID investments in the aquaculture sector in Sierra Leone.

Agriculture (including forestry and fisheries) is the mainstay of the Sierra Leonean economy employing over 60 percent of the labor force mostly at the subsistence level. Rice and cassava are staple foods of the country, while cocoa, coffee, oil palm, and cashew nuts are the major cash crops. The agricultural sector is constrained by several factors including lack of improved inputs, labor shortages, and post-harvest losses. Land degradation and deforestation have resulted in declining soil fertility, which in turn has undermined sustainable agricultural development in the country.

Two-thirds of the population of Sierra Leone are involved in subsistence agriculture. Sierra Leone has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, and a total area of 71,740 km2 (27,699 sq mi) and a population of 7,075,641 as of the 2015 census.

In Sierra Leone rice is also a high-voltage political issue. Analysts believe that the minister is right to push for other crops

In Sierra Leone rice is also a high-voltage political issue. Looking at other crops. Analysts believe that the minister is right to push for other crops. Rice is Sierra Leone’s staple food but the country’s agricultural sector is largely subsistence and does not produce sufficient rice for domestic consumption, not to talk of export, reports NewsWatch Sierra Leone, an online publication. In 2008 the government created the Agenda for Change programme, setting itself a goal of food self-sufficiency and possible surplus for export.

Patroitic Action for Corruption Eradication-Sierra Leone. Yokie Musa Fundation. Community organisation. Save live of African in Sierra Leone. Non-profit organisation. Agriculture Food Production An Health Care System In Sierra Leone. 15 April 2018 ·. Donate.

The ethnic classification of Sierra Leone is done according to the same principles used in the Ivory Coast and Liberia: the groups listed within each of the three major types are identity groups. Saylor, Ralph Gerald. The Economic System of Sierra Leone. Duke University Press, 1968. Van der Laan, H. L. The Sierra Leone Diamonds: An Economic Survey Covering the Years 1952–1961. London: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Sierra Leone Minister of Trade and Industry Richard Konteh said his country is rebranding itself . It?s an opportunity for us to move our rebranding efforts further. We know that there are many misconceptions about Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Minister of Trade and Industry Richard Konteh said his country is rebranding itself, and added it no longer portrays the image of a country recovering from war. ?It?s an opportunity for us to move our rebranding efforts further. People still think of the war whenever you mention Sierra Leone. People still think it?s all about savagery. It?s all about amputees. And we are saying that?s not true. Let them come and see for themselves,? he said. Hope in the private sector