Mike Norton-Griffiths

Mike Norton-Griffiths

Mike Norton-Grifiths is a long-term resident of Kenya, where he researches issues of land-use economics and the economic foundations of conservation and land use policy. He was a PERC Lone Mountain Fellow in 2007. He can be reached at mng5939@gmail.com. His website mng5.com is worth a visit.

Articles by Mike Norton-Griffiths

Revitalizing African Agriculture

The skyrocketing price of oil and basic foodstuffs has captured worldwide attention. In Africa especially, it has prompted questions concerning the low economic returns to land under agricultural production; the lack of investment in agricultural infrastructure, technology, and education; the poor standards of land management; and the seeming inability of African farmers to respond efficiently to economic opportunities in domestic and world markets.