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By Amos Tutuola

This can be the tale of Ajaiyi, a guy born into poverty who's decided to enhance his scenario. within the wish of discovering the money he wishes, he travels via unexpected lands choked with unfamiliar beings. He meets the Spirit of fireside with its large feathered head and flaming physique, and gets the help of a wizard and a unicorn. but, in any case, the reply to his woes isn't really faraway from domestic.

Amos Tutuola used to be born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1920. His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, used to be got by means of T. S. Eliot and released via Faber in 1952.

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Ils n’ont cependant pas été en mesure d’aider des pays tels que le Malawi, par exemple, à élaborer une approche stratégique de long terme pour remédier aux causes fondamentales de l’insécurité alimentaire – autrement dit, à aider les pays à augmenter suffisamment leur productivité agricole afin de mettre un terme à la diminution des ressources alimentaires par habitant. À cet égard, si la Banque a concouru au développement de variétés améliorées de millet et de manioc au travers de son aide à la recherche, elle n’a pas su mesurer le rôle capital que le manioc peut jouer au service de la sécurité alimentaire dans la majorité des pays.

Ce secteur revêt une importance de premier plan pour la région du fait qu’il représente une part notable du produit intérieur brut (PIB) et de l’emploi. Sa mauvaise performance tient à différents problèmes qui sont particuliers à l’agriculture africaine et font de son développement un enjeu complexe. La mauvaise gouvernance et les conflits qui sévissent dans plusieurs pays ne font que compliquer la situation. L’IEG a mesuré l’efficacité de l’aide apportée par la Banque mondiale en vue de résoudre les obstacles au développement agricole en Afrique entre les exercices91 et 06 dans le cadre d’une étude pilote préalable à une évaluation plus générale de l’assistance qu’elle fournit à l’agriculture à l’échelle mondiale.

The authors of the review note that because of resource constraints, the evaluation considered only the Bank’s xlvi direct investment lending and nonlending activities.

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