Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 218

Table of Content: March 2011; 3(3)

March 2011

Impact of land tenure change on subsistence agriculture: Implication on farm productivity of the farming system in Bukoba district, Tanzania

  Discussions on land tenure change in Africa often lack an appreciation of farming systems and their structure. This disconnection is remarkable because tenure change is often seen as means to enhance the productivity of African agriculture. In this article, we examine the structure of the agro-ecological system and its productivity in relation to land tenure arrangements in the banana-based farming system in...

Author(s): Amos Mwijage, Jens Andersson, Nico de Ridder, Frederick Baijukya, Cesare Pacini and Ken Giller

March 2013

The modelled solar radiation pattern of Ghana: Its prospects for alternative energy source

  Solar radiation has many values as it is a driving energy for weather and climate, enhances Ghana’s socio-economic landscape and can be used to generate electricity. In order for solar radiation to be used to generate electricity, we need to know its intensity on daily and monthly basis. To make this data possible would require erecting a sufficiently dense network of sophisticated radiometric stations...

Author(s): Frank S. Arku