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An environmental modeling approach: The use of multi-agent simulations
(Paris, France: Elevsier, 1988)
In this paper we present the multi-agent modeling tools which we believe to be appropriate for the representation of ecological and social dynamics, which state modeling problems in terms of representations, communication, ...
Social institutions and access to resources
For over a decade African economies have been plagued by recurrent food shortages, economic decline and growing disparities between the living standards of rich and poor. A further dimension of the agrarian crisis in recent ...
Access, control, and use of resources in African agriculture: An introduction
In general, the history of access, control and use of agricultural resources in colonial and postcolonial Africa has been one of cross-cultural interaction-through discourse as well as through political economy. That the ...
The impact of new crop technology on the agricultural division of labor in a West African setting
(The University of Chicago Press, 1989)
This article examines the implications of technological change in rice production on the organization of labor and distribution of resources within households in The Gambia. The findings suggest that improved technologies ...