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African farmers have traditionally pursued shifting cultivation in response to population growth and declining soil fertility. The study also highlights the extent to which land use pattern and agricultural growth contributors has varied over time. Spending versus revenue decentralization. Journal of Economic Surveys in press.

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However, in much of Africa the extensification path is rapidly becoming unsustainable or impractical as land grows scarcer in the face of population growth. The African agricultural sector still follows an extensive and unsustainable production pathway.

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All these put together and harnessed determine both agricultural and economic growth in Africa. The literature provides two hypotheses for this phenomenon. Although declining, the contribution of land increase on the production growth is still quite high. Institute of Political Science, University of Berne.