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Institutions and technical change in the development of smallholder agriculture

Hans-Christoph Schaefer-Kehnert

Institutions and technical change in the development of smallholder agriculture

an economic analysis of cooperatives promoting coffee and cocoa production in Cameroon

by Hans-Christoph Schaefer-Kehnert

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Published by Wissenschaftsverlag Vauk in Kiel .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cameroon.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural innovations -- Cameroon.,
    • Agricultural development projects -- Cameroon.,
    • Agricultural cooperative credit associations -- Cameroon.,
    • Agriculture, Cooperative -- Economic aspects -- Cameroon.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Cameroon.,
    • Agriculture -- Cameroon.,
    • Coffee -- Cameroon.,
    • Cocoa -- Cameroon.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHans-Christoph Schaefer-Kehnert.
      SeriesFarming systems and resource economics in the Tropics,, vol. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1491.C17 S33 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2107933M
      ISBN 103817500297
      LC Control Number88159847
      OCLC/WorldCa18304972

        Developing Smallholder Agriculture: A Global Perspective - Kindle edition by Tinsley, Richard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Developing Smallholder Agriculture: A Author: Richard Tinsley.   Building to support critical services required for agribusiness development. This component will include the following: o Technical support and training for selected Institutions and Personnel through development of programmes aimed to maximize/improve the production of the agricultural products;.

        It will have a solid readership among development economists and policy makers as well.' Mark Rosegrant, International Food Policy Research Institute The driving forces of income growth, demographic shifts, globalization and technical change have led to a reorganization of food systems from farm to plate. Sustainable agricultural development is one of the most powerful tools to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. Agriculture is the economic and social mainstay of some million smallholder farmers, and in developing countries, the sector is the largest source of incomes, jobs and food security.

      worked well and what did not to change agriculture for impact. And that is what this book is about. It takes stock of the Islamic Development Bank’s (IsDB) own development strategy and investments in agriculture and rural development (ARD) over the past 43 years to draw lessons that could guide the development. for the benefit of smallholder farmers. a time for change “This conference couldn’t have come at a better lerating agricultural growth requires the right sort of policies and institutions, as well as an increase in financial support, access to new knowledge, skills and markets, and improvements in commu- the Comprehensive Africa.


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[Hans-Christoph Schaefer-Kehnert]. Africa), and on policies and institutions affecting smallholder agriculture, the pre-dominant livelihood in the region.

The book’s focus on institutional issues is by no means at the expense of essential complementary issues such as infrastructural development or technical change, but the emphasis on institutions is warranted, for two reasons.

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() and it is an Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) approach used to test, through participatory methods, technological and institutional options for climate change adaptation and mitigation in agriculture (Aggarwal et al., ).

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Several steps are required to fully deploy novel agricultural technologies to millions of smallholder farmers and assist countries in southern Africa to attain the United Nation sustainable development goals on combating climate change and its impacts through climate smart solutions (Goal 13), eradication of poverty and hunger (Goal 1 and 2.Institutions are a set of rules that structure social interactions and incentives.

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The second volume focuses on the microeconomics of markets and institutions, which are crucial to agricultural development as an.