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- DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1997This handbook provides information designed Slow changing cultures, long gestation periods i n to assist decision-makers to choose and properl y the R&D and transfer process, lack of crucial manage one or more commercialization schemes if organization knowledge, insufficient enforcement commercialization is deemed relevant and of intellectual property rights and slowly changing possible.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996This analysis examines the policies of bilateral donor agencies in regard to the environmental consequences of policies designed to promote agricultural trade or production in sub-Saharan Africa.Document
Cash crop and foodgrain productivity in Senegal : historical view, new survey, evidence, and policy implicationsDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996This research report provides an in-depth understanding of many aspects of Senegalese agricultural policy, its historical impact, and more recent farmer responses to government attempts to recent farmer responses to government attempts to stimulate growth in the agricultural sector.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996The objectives of this research were to assess the direction and magnitude of food prices since the implementation of food sector policy reforms, to identify the major factors affecting such changes, and to assess the resulting effects of food system reforms on household-level food security in East Africa, Southern Africa, and West Africa.The report highlights several conclusions: grain and graDocument
Analysis of policy reform and structural adjustment programs in Zimbabwe with emphasis on agriculture and tradeDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996This study reflects on the accomplishments and challenges of Zimbabwe’s recent economic reform initiatives. The report should serve as a guiding tool for government and donors alike in planning future and on-going economic reform and structural adjustment efforts in Zimbabwe, especially with regard to incorporating “social dimensions of adjustment” considerations in such reform programs.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996This reportreflects on the accomplishments and challenges of the country’s recent economic reform initiatives. This report should serve as guide for government and donors in planning future and on-going economic reform and structural adjustment efforts in Zambia, especially with regard to incorporating “social dimensions of adjustment” considerations in such reform programs.Document
Comparative cost of production analysis in East Africa : implications for competitiveness and comparative advantageDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996Report is an analytical attempt to highlight areas of comparative advantage and disadvantage in various East African countries and suggest ways in which these countries could improve regional and individual competitiveness in production and trade via optimal resource allocation.Document
Improving the measurement and analysis of African agricultural productivity : promoting complementarities between micro and macro dataDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996Report identifies numerous situations where poor data lead to incorrect estimates of African land and labor productivity. The report argues that better coordination of macro, meso, and micro data collection, reporting, and analysis efforts can lower costs and improve our ability to monitor trends and to quantify determinants of agricultural productivity.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996Key findings and policy implications discussed in this document—Promoting Farm Investment for Sustainable Intensification of African Agriculture— include the following: Farmers are much more likely to invest in both productivity and land protection when they can produce cash crops.Document
Effects of market reform on access to food by low-income households : evidence from four countries in Eastern and Southern AfricaDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1996This report highlights conclusions from the study which have broader implications for targeting vulnerable groups. There appear to be major opportunities to promote household food security through the use of self-targeting.