Article ID: CBB680245627

Small-Scale Farmers, Foreign Experts, and the Dynamics of Agricultural Change in Sudan, Eritrea, and Djibouti before the Second World War (2019)


The article focuses on the claim that an innate conservatism led small-scale farmers to refuse to submit to the directives of colonial agricultural experts. It mentions failed to produce desired yields, as well as for technically managed agricultural improvement schemes, which typically ended in financial disaster. It also mentions capable of effectively expanding agricultural output, commercializing local flora, and combatting human and animal diseases.

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Authors & Contributors
Woods, Abigail
Dodds, Ben
Simpson, James
Carmona, Juan
Ott, Daniel
Vyzdryk, Vitaliy
Agricultural History
Journal of Global History
Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy
Agricultural History Review
Economic History Review
Research in the History of Technology
Yale University Press
Yale University
University of Chicago Press
Minnesota Historical Society Press
State University of New York Press
The University of North Carolina Press
Economic botany; plant cultivation; horticulture
Labor and laborers
United States
Great Britain
Eastern Europe
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
18th century
16th century
Bureau of Plant Industry (United States)
United States. Office of Indian Affairs

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