strange farmers of the Gambia

a study in the redistribution of African population
  • 112 Pages
  • 3.30 MB
  • English
Geo Books , Norwich
Migrant agricultural laborers -- Gambia., Peanut industry -- Ga



StatementKenneth Swindell.
SeriesMonographs series / Centre for Development Studies, University College of Swansea,, 15, Monograph (University College of Swansea. Centre for Development Studies) ;, no. 15.
LC ClassificationsHD1538.G35 S9 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 112 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3064981M
ISBN 100860941000
LC Control Number82161773

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Swindell, Kenneth. Strange farmers of the Gambia. Norwich: Geo Books, (OCoLC) Document Type. Get this from a library. The strange farmers of the Gambia: a study in the redistribution of African population.

[Kenneth Swindell]. Abstract. ABSTRACT: This paper is a statistically based research and analysis that examines the historical evolution of the “Strange Farmer” phenomenon from the pre-colonial to the s, and traces their contribution to The Gambia’s peanut export trade and to the colonial coffers, and subsequently those of the independent : Tijan M.

Sallah. Others hailed from a variety of locations, some from within the Gambia itself. This book traces the involvement of these Strange Farmers in the Gambian groundnut economy and provides a broad consideration of how these migrant laborers fit into the political economy of the region of Senegambia.

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An economic history and statistical analysis of the evolution of the Strange Farmer (seasonal migrant labor) system in the Gambia from the pre-colonial.

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Women farmers -- Gambia Filed under: Gambia -- Description and travel Travels into the Inland Parts of Africa: Containing a Description of the Several Nations for the Space of Six Hundred Miles up the River Gambia (London: Printed by E.

Cave for the author, ), by Francis Moore, contrib. by Bartholomew Stibbs and Leo Africanus (page images. Since the, the colonial government of The Gambia, West Africa, was ruled under the crown colony system of colonialism with its administration answerable to the Governor in Sierra Leone.

The British policy of indirect rule served as the basis of local government administration in all her West African colonies. Not Only Farmers Food Security through Commercialization of Agriculture - Duration: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 1, views.

Agriculture is the backbone of The Gambia’s economy, and this sector needs to play a key role if Gambia is to achieve the first goal of MDG 1 which is to halve poverty rates by ; and achieve the goals of Vision that aims at.

The True Origin of The Gambia’s Bizarre Borders According to an apocryphal story, British ships defined the country by shooting cannonballs off the sides of their ships.

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