ANALYZING TRENDS IN HERBICIDE USE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Chemical weed control has been researched in Africa since the 1960s but adoption has been low or non-existent for decades. Recent evidence suggests that herbicide use in some parts of Africa is reaching significant levels and may be on the rise more generally. Little is known about which farmers are using herbicides in Africa and what factors drive their use. This study aims to document trends in herbicide use and analyze the drivers of those trends in Sub-Saharan Africa.


Issue Date:
Apr 04 2016
Publication Type:
Report
Language:
English
Total Pages:
16
Series Statement:
FSP Research Paper 16




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