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Journal Article
Can commercial farming promote rural dynamism in sub-Saharan Africa?: Evidence from Mozambique

The impact of commercial farms on smallholders in developing countries remains highly controversial...

Agriculture Farm produce Welfare economics
Working Paper
Can commercial farming promote rural dynamism in sub-Saharan Africa?: Evidence from Mozambique

The impact of large commercial farms on neighbouring smallholders in low-income sub-Saharan Africa remains controversial...

Agriculture Farm produce Welfare economics
Working Paper
Inter- and intra-farm land fragmentation in Viet Nam

This paper uses panel data at commune, household, and plot levels to study the causes and effects of agricultural land fragmentation in rural Viet Nam...

Agriculture Farm produce Land tenure
Journal Article
Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security in Tanzania

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Agriculture Climatic changes Farm produce
Book Chapter
On-Street Upgrading?: Assessing the Consequences of Allocation and Regulation Policy in Santiago de Chile’s Ferias Libres

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Commercial policy Farm produce Informal sector (Economics)
Working Paper
Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security in Tanzania

The consequences of climate change for agriculture and food security in developing countries are of serious concern...

Agriculture Climatic changes Farm produce
Working Paper
Reputation, Policy Risk, and Land Use: A Study of China’s ‘Grain for Green’ Programme

Since 1999, China has spent RMB 50 billion (about US$7 billion) to implement the ‘Grain for Green’ programme, the largest land retirement programme in the developing world...

Conservation of natural resources Farm produce Forests and forestry
Working Paper
Socio-Spatial Implications of Street Market Regulation Policy: The Case of Ferias Libres in Santiago de Chile

Unlike in most Latin American cities, street vendors organized in farmers’ markets popularly known as ferias libres in Santiago de Chile, gained legal recognition early in the twentieth century...

Commercial policy Competition Farm produce
Working Paper
A Tale of Two Countries: Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Rice Productivity in China and Brazil

This paper looks at differences in spatial and temporal variation of rice yields in China and Brazil. We find that rice yields in China have converged over time and that rice production has become more and more homogeneous...

Agricultural industries Agricultural innovations Farm produce
Working Paper
Empowering Women Through Livelihoods Orientated Agricultural Service Provision: A Consideration of Evidence from Southern Africa

The paper considers the impact of livelihoods oriented agricultural service provision for smallholder farmers on gender relationships and food security...

Farm produce Food security Rural development
Working Paper
Food Marketing Reconsidered: An Assessment of the Liberalization of Food Marketing in Sub-Saharan Africa

The liberalization of food marketing has been implemented as part of structural adjustment programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Agriculture Farm produce Free enterprise
Book Chapter
Is Co-operation Habit-Forming?

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Cooperative societies Farm produce Game theory
Working Paper
Food Security in Africa

Agricultural innovations Agriculture and state Farm produce
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