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Food Security in Africa: Market and Trade Policy for Staple Foods in Eastern and Southern Africa

Edited By: Alexander Sarris and Jamie Morrison

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Feb 2010 | #185469 | ISBN-13: 9781848448513
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NHBS Price: £94.00 $119/€112 approx

About this book

Drawing on insights from theoretical applications, empirically based approaches and case study experience, this book contributes to the improved design and use of trade and related policy interventions in staple food markets.


Contents

Contents:

Preface

1. Introduction
Jamie Morrison and Alexander Sarris

2. Trade, Agriculture and Optimal Commercial Policy in Eastern and Southern Africa
Edward F. Buffie

3. Smallholder Market Participation: Concepts and Evidence from Eastern and Southern Africa
Christopher B. Barrett

4. Governance and Surplus Distribution in Commodity Value Chains in Africa
Johan F.M. Swinnen, Anneleen Vandeplas and Miet Maertens

5. Liberalizing Trade Under Structural Constraints in Developing Countries: A General Equilibrium Analysis of Tanzania
Piero Conforti and Alexander Sarris

6. Grain Marketing Policy at the Crossroads: Challenges for Eastern and Southern Africa
T.S. Jayne, Antony Chapoto and Jones Govereh

7. Unofficial Cross-border Trade in Eastern Africa
Peter D. Little

8. Regional Trade and Food Security: Recent Evidence from Zambia
Paul A. Dorosh, Simon Dradri and Steven Haggblade

9. Maize Trade and Marketing Policy Interventions in Kenya
Joshua Ariga and T.S. Jayne

10. Assessment of Maize Trade and Market Policy Interventions in Malawi
Ephraim W. Chirwa

11. Alternative Staple Food Trade and Market Policy Interventions: Country-level Assessment of South Africa
Lulama Ndibongo Traub and Ferdinand Meyer

12. Maize Trade and Marketing Policy Interventions in Tanzania
Andrew E. Temu, Appolinary Manyama and Anna A. Temu

13. Assessment of Alternative Maize Trade and Market Policy Interventions in Zambia
Jones Govereh, Antony Chapoto and T.S. Jayne

14. Trade and Market Policy Interventions: A Synthesis of Insights from Research on Eastern and Southern African Grain Markets
Jamie Morrison and Alexander Sarris

Index

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