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The role of research and education to the sustainable development and food security in Sub Saharan Africa

Journal: Journal of Education and Review (Vol.1, No. 3)

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Page : 64-75

Keywords : Research; education and sustainable development;

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The paper examines the role of research and education for sustainable development and food security in SSA. The paper applied different case study literature review and trend analysis. In SSA research organizations are not well aligned with the needs and priorities of poverty alleviation strategies. For example farmers have difficulties in accessing new technologies and innovations, furthermore they it lacks organised networking. There is gap or disconnection between research and extension systems, between researchers and policy make; researches in SSA mainly under-funded as a research outputs are not adequately responding to the fast changing external environments in SSA. Therefore, the study suggested that it is time to introduce new model that can forest Sustainable economic growth in SSA that includes strategic way of reaching different target groups effectively.

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