Population Growth and Agricultural Change in Africa

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INDEX
Aba, Nigeria, 297n.30, 312, 318
Aba Riots 309
Aba River, 312
Aboh-Mbaise. See Mbaise
Acacia albida, 374
Acacia spp., 368
Acaricides, 59, 70
Acha, 226, 228, 242
Acidification, nitrogenous fertilizers and soil, 297n.25
Acioa barteri, 270, 271, 285-86, 291, 292
ACORD, Euro Action, 75n.13
Acrisols, 203-4n
Adansonia digitata, 368
ADRA, 146, 178
Africa: agrarian stagnation in, 1, 16, 32, 428-33 (see also Awka-Nnewi region; Ngwa); agricultural/population patterns in sub-Saharan, 1, 3-8, 10, 12, 14-22, 25-33, 401-39; cash cropping in, 342; international influences on, 415; land reform in, 417-20; states of, 3. See also Cameroon; East Africa; Kenya; Nigeria; Rwanda; Tanzania; Uganda; West Africa
Agricultural Development Corporation (ADC) ( Nigeria), 350
Agricultural intensification, 7-21, 272, 401, 412-13; in Awka-Nnewi region, 339, 352, 354; in Benue Valley, 218; in Bushenyi, 41, 63, 70-71, 72-73, 423; environmental consequences of, 422; Ibos and, 412; on Jos Plateau, 423; in Kisii, 202, 423; Kofyar and, 232-39, 244; labor migration and, 420; in Meru, 97, 99, 100, 104; among Ngwa, 302, 311, 314, 317, 320, 321; in Nigeria, 31, 32, 424; peri-urban, 358-400; and population growth, 426; and resource allocation, 418; in Rwanda, 160; in Tanzania, 29; in Usambara Mountains, 424
Agricultural labor, hired: in Africa, 20, 30; in Bushenyi, 60-61, 75n.14; from Jos Plateau, 237; in Kisii, 201; Kofyar as, 219; Nigerian, 228; patterns of (see Migration, of agricultural laborers); in Ruhengeri, 176; in Rwanda, 174; in Tanzania, 126-31. See also Female agricultural labor, African; Migration, of agricultural laborers
Agricultural potential, 106n.1
Agricultural technology, inroads of: in Africa, 4, 6, 7, 10, 14, 18-20, 31, 403, 422; and agricultural intensification, 8, 10, 14, 20-21, 414; in Kisii, 200; in Kofyar country, 245; limitations on, 414-16; in Meru, 91, 104-5; in Ruhengeri, 178; in Uganda, 61-62. See also Fertilizers; Machinery, farm; Pesticides; Seeds, improved/hybrid; Tractors
Agriculture: growth of, 7; island, 411, population and, 1-3, 8-21; raised-field, 170; swidden, 220, 224, 233, 240; wavebedding, 330. See also Basin listing; Contour planting; Cropping; Crops; Fadama farming; Fallowing; Farmers; Farms; Food; Horticulture; Irrigation; Seeds; Terracing; Viticulture
Agroforestry, 32, 105, 146, 178
Aguata (Nigerian LGA), 325, 329, 341
Aguata River, 329
Ahiazu-Mbaise. See Mbaise
AIDS, 69, 433
Airport, of Ruhengeri town, 146
Akithii, Kenya, 98
Aldrin Dust, 348
Alfisols, 293n.1
Alley farming, 297n.29, 414
Almonds, canarium, 224
Amani, Tanz., 127
Amin, Idi, 42, 49, 53, 59
Anambra (Nigerian LGA), 325, 334, 339
Andepts, 154
Andes Mountains, terracing in, 16
Andropogon gayanus, 368
Anemia, 69
Angas, 206
Ankole (dist.), Ug., 43-46, 49-50, 60; bananas of, 57, 65; coffee of, 57, 58, 64; as

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