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Agricultural Development Policy: Concepts and Experiences

By: Roger D Norton

528 pages, no illustrations

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #141959 | ISBN: 047085779X
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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #141958 | ISBN: 0470857781
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About this book

This co-publication with the FAO brings together lessons of international research and experience on important classes of policy issues and strategic considerations in agriculture. In considering economic development, water management, legislative frameworks and technology, it provides clear systematic guidance giving global examples of successes and failures.


Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Agriculture and Economic Development: Basic Considerations. 2. Strategies and the Agricultural Policy Framework. 3. Broad Issues of Agricultural Policy. 4. Policies that Influence Producer Incentives. 5. Land Tenure Policies. 6. Water Management Policies in Agriculture. 7. Policies for Agricultural and Rural Finance. 8. Policies for Agricultural Technology. 9. Agricultural Development Strategies: Process and Structure. Annex: National Economic Policies and Irrigation in Yemen. Index.

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