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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.

Subjects:

  • Disasters -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Droughts -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic conditions -- 1960-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-72).

StatementCharlotte Benson, Edward Clay.
SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 401
ContributionsClay, Edward J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 D4525 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL703133M
ISBN 100821341804
LC Control Number97052167

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THE IMPACT OF DROUGHT ON SuB-SAHARAN AFRICAN ECONOMIES. education, health, and other social services. Public sector involvement in both agricultural and nonagricultural sectors increased in the early post-colonial period, bringing many problems of economic efficiency and public finance, which are now widely recognized. Although the physical aspects and agricultural impacts of drought and government and donor response as well as household coping and survival strategies in the event of drought have been well studied, little research has occurred on either its nonagricultural or economy-wide macroeconomic impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa. subject−the impact of drought shocks on Sub−Saharan African (SSA) economies. The intention is to stimulate debate and encourage further systematic analysis at a country and regional level. Against the background of a dearth of investigative studies on drought’s economic impact, a. recent report, The Impact of Drought on Sub-Saharan African Economies: A Preliminary. Examination examines this phenomenon more closely.

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Drought will likely continue inputting immense pressure on food security in fragile ecosystems like Sub-saharan Africa (SSA). As an adaptation measure to severe drought events since the s, the overall goal of irrigated schemes (foreign exchange earnings) thus has been shifted to sustain food : Shamseddin Musa Ahmed. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Benson, Charlotte. Impact of drought on sub-saharan African economies. Washington, D.C. The impact of drought on Sub-Saharan African economies: a preliminary examination. [Charlotte Benson; Edward J Clay] -- This paper arose out of interest in the broader implications of droughts in African countries and in particular, the droughts of Southern Africa in the gh the physical aspects and. The impact of drought on sub-Saharan African economies - a preliminary examination (English) Abstract. This paper arose out of interest in the broader implications of droughts in African countries and in particular, the droughts of Southern Africa in the mids.