Professor Joachim von Braun, Professor Eileen Kennedy's Agricultural Commercialization, Economic Development, and PDF

By Professor Joachim von Braun, Professor Eileen Kennedy

ISBN-10: 0801847591

ISBN-13: 9780801847592

The commercialization of agriculture has been the cornerstone of financial improvement for plenty of constructing nations. but there remains to be difficulty in regards to the results of commercialization on poverty and foodstuff in nations which are selling the shift clear of subsistence agriculture. In "Agricultural Commercialization, fiscal improvement and Nutrition", Joachim von Braun and Eileen Kennedy collect a exclusive staff of professionals who current sturdy empirical info according to a accomplished conceptual framework. The authors study the using forces of commercialization, corresponding to exchange coverage and infrastructure, and study power hazards to the terrible. unique case reviews - in accordance with one to 3 years of box paintings by way of multidisciplinary groups - specialise in the Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Zambia, Guatemala, India, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. The authors finish that commercialization of agriculture can improve financial improvement via employment and source of revenue progress, which result in advancements in foodstuff - specially for the terrible. this can be a accomplished remedy of the problems that hyperlink agricultural commercialization, improvement and meals.

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However, even under this scenario, national-level food supplies need not be affected; if the foreign exchange generated from the sale of export crops is used to increase food imports, national-level food availability may remain unchanged or even increase. This topic is taken up again in chapter 6, where analysis of data from 90 countries shows that in the majority of countries studied, an increase in nonfood production was accompanied by an increase in food supply. However, national-level food availability is a poor predictor of food security at the community or household level.

Yes, for those tenants who reside at the schemes, but not for nonresident tenants who have access to much more land. Rwanda Potato production in the Gishwati forest area Peas, beans, sweet potatoes, maize, sorghum/potatoes, tea No, no change in crop composition as modem potato production exclusively Yes, significantly. Sixty-four man-days of wage labor hired per hectare per season Information not available. Did Income Increase? Yes, to some extent. Average expenditures up by 8 percent in villages with dairy co-ops.

Virtually no information exists on the direct effects of agricultural commercialization on women's health and nutritional status. Until recently, much of the evidence related to the commercialization of agriculture and its effects on women has been anecdotal. In contrast, some of the case studies on commercialization of agriculture reported in this volume M ,j allow a gender-disaggregated assessment of the effects of commercializa-1; tion on women's nutrition. There are complex linkages between households and women.

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