Mali: When government gives entrepreneurs room to grow

Dalohoun, D N and et al, . (2011) Mali: When government gives entrepreneurs room to grow. In: African Seed Enterprises: Sowing the Seeds of Food Security. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, pp. 65-88. ISBN 978184593843

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Abstract

Mali is a vast country, landlocked in the heart of the West African Sahel, covering 1,241,238 km2 with an estimated 13 million people. More than 65% of its land is desert or semi-desert. The country is fed by the great Niger and Senegal Rivers that shape Mali’s young, market-based economy, still largely dominated by subsistence farming, herding and fishing. Industry is based on food processing, some textiles and gold and phosphate mining. The economy remains vulnerable to price fluctuations in its two main exports: gold and cotton.........

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Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2012 02:41
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2012 02:41
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/5525
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