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Journal ArticleContract Farming in Mozambique: Implications for Gender Inequalities Within and Across Rural Households
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesContract farming Gender inequality Mozambique
Working PaperAn analysis of school dropout in Mozambique, 2014–15
The level of educational attainment in Mozambique is one of the lowest in the world and primary school completion rate is also very low, not reaching 40 per cent...Mozambique Panel regression Propensity score matching
Working PaperContract farming in Mozambique: Implications on gender inequalities within and across rural households
This paper analyses the implication of contract farming on gender inequalities in rural Mozambique...Contract farming Gender inequality Mozambique
Working PaperContracts between smallholders and private firms in Mozambique and their implications on food security
The focus of this paper is the role played in rural contexts by contract farming agreements between smallholders and private investors...Contract farming Food security Mozambique