The collection "Essais" welcomes committed texts which express personal, well-argued opinions from authors on topical scientific subjects. The works published and written by specialists in the areas addressed are intended to enrich the thinking of the man on the street and encourage exchanges between the world of research and society.
Africais in deep crisis today. And yet it has an asset - its millions of farmers. Agriculture could save Africa, provided that land is given priority and that agricultural policies are long term with a regional focus.
A hot media topic for twenty years, sustainable development has at last been included in school curriculums. This compulsory subject, with topics which do not really sit well with the disciplines as the school knows them, is struggling to take shape.
The "always more modern" in the agricultural sector has affected the natural resources and the threat today is to sacrifice these technical innovations on the altar of sustainable development. What can be done? Let's start by looking elsewhere.