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Agricultural pricing and marketing policies in an African context

a framework for analysis

by Inderjit Singh

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Farm produce -- Prices -- Government policy -- Africa -- Mathematical models.,
    • Farm produce -- Marketing -- Government policy -- Africa -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 106.

      StatementInderjit Singh, Lyn Squire, James Kirchner.
      SeriesWorld Bank staff working papers ;, no. 743, World Bank staff working paper ;, no. 743.
      ContributionsSquire, Lyn, 1946-, Kirchner, James.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9017.A2 S54 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p. :
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2531788M
      ISBN 100821305794
      LC Control Number85012430

      Policy Context.. 25 General economic policies 25 Exchange rate, trade and interest rate regimes 25 Agricultural policy objectives 28 Agricultural pricing and marketing policies . 30 The administered price system 30 Government owned organizations and cooperative unions in agriculture 32 Agricultural subsidies 33 Research and extension. • context in which peasants live and produce • resources, objectives, knowledge High Pay-Offs Inputs • Enhance current resources • Come from outside the agricultural sector • Accompanied by education • In form peasants can use • At price peasants can afford Policies Implied by the High Pay-off Input Model 1.

      Agricultural Pricing Policies in Eastern Africa is a participatory simulation that provides seminar participants with the opportunity to experience vicariously the process of food and agricultural policymaking in a developing country. It explores the tensions that exist among such policy objectives as efficient economic development. Agriculture policy concerns. An example of the breadth and types of agriculture policy concerns can be found in the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics article "Agricultural Economies of Australia and New Zealand" which says that the major challenges and issues faced by their industrial agriculture industry are. marketing challenges and consumer tastes.

      NO. 47 OF MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT, PRESIDENT'S OFFICE No. 2 October NO. 47 OF MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT, It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act which is hereby published for general information-. successes. The ruling party’s (African National Congress’s) Elections Manifesto promised a renewed focus on rural development through the: • Creation of sustainable livelihoods and decent work in rural areas, largely but not solely within agriculture. In this context, the land reform programme should be intensified in ways.


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