2 edition of Agriculture and the economic development of low income countries. found in the catalog.
Agriculture and the economic development of low income countries.
Y. S. Brenner
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||By Y. S. Brenner.|
|Series||Publications of the Institute of Social Studies. Paperback series 2|
|LC Classifications||HD1417 .B73|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||254|
|LC Control Number||77146701|
This topical book gives direct evidence of meeting objectives and delivering real changes in technology development for Africa to postgraduate students, researchers, international bodies, NGOs, policy makers and government organisations working on natural resource management, technology development assistance, and low income country agriculture. In Kenya economic development is dependent on agricultural improvement. Kenya is the largest food and agricultural products importer in east Africa. About 82% of the total land in Kenya is.
Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of poverty, population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, progress made in many countries in recent years, and the implications of globalization for agriculture, poverty, and the environment. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines. He is the President-elect for –09 of the International Association of Agricultural Economists. His area of research interest includes development economics, industrial development and environmental s: 2.
This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America. Fishing harbour planning, construction and management. The relationship between population growth and growth of economic output has been studied extensively (Heady & Hodge, ).Many analysts believe that economic growth in high-income countries is likely to be relatively slow in coming years in part because population growth in these countries is predicted to slow considerably (Baker, Delong, & Krugman, ).
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brenner, Y.S. Agriculture and the economic development of low income countries.
The Hague, Mouton, Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Brenner, Y.S. Agriculture and the Economic Development of Low Income Countries. Agriculture in Developing Countries: Technology Issues presents an experimental approach of testing new possibilities and combinations to match the changes taking place in the agricultural production environment of developing countries.
While emphasizing the importance of combining scientific and indigenous knowledge, this book argues that sustained agricultural development can be achieved. Economic development, the process whereby simple, low-income national economies are transformed into modern industrial gh the term is sometimes used as a synonym for economic growth, generally it is employed to describe a change in a country’s economy involving qualitative as well as quantitative theory of economic development—how primitive and poor.
A common characteristic evident in countries with economies most reliant on agriculture is poverty with all the top-ten countries most dependent on agriculture being low-income countries. The agricultural activity practiced in such countries is usually traditional small-scale farming which has limited economic significance in global markets and.
The Safe Food Imperative will be of interest to food safety and development practitioners, as well as to policy makers and policy analysts in low- and middle-income countriesthose associated with technical ministries (especially agriculture, health, and trade) and those involved with economic and development planning and budgetary and fiscal.
The scope of work covered agricultural water use in countries. The economic development category was divided into four levels according to economic development indices: high income, upper-middle income, lower-middle income, and low income. The paper is. The new century has seen renewed interest in agricultural development in many low-income countries and especially in Africa.
In part, this has been a reaction to failure to see more progress. But it has also responded to significant changes in prospects for agricultural growth and the context in which it takes place. Four changes can be singled. Development economics is broadly concerned with the improvement of living conditions in low-income countries, and the improvement of economic performance in low-income settings.
Because agriculture is a large part of most developing economies, both in terms of employment and share of GDP, agricultural economists have been at the forefront of. agricultural development (Mundlakchapter 3) binds these issues closely to associated questions of global poverty and food insecurity (Derconchapter 9).
Agricultural development as an analytical topic, with economics as an organizing framework, dates to the rapid emergence of Western Europe from the late 18th century.
economic development in those developing countries that largely rely on agriculture. Therefore, meeting the dual challenge of achieving food security and other developmental co-benefits, on the one hand, and mitigating and adapting to climate change, on the other hand, requires political commitment at the highest level.
Thus whatever the development strategy a particular country adopts, the role of agriculture will often be crucial. Inthe agricultural sector employed over 70% of the labor force in low-income countries, 30% in middle-income countries, and only 4% in high-income countries (UNCTAD ).
Agriculture plays a vital role in economic development by facilitating the transition from a low-income subsistence to a high-income commercial economy. Agriculture promotes economic transformations by supplying food, foreign exchange, labour, and effective demand to the non-farm sectors, and is the dominant force in poverty reduction.
Agriculture and economic development. As a country develops economically, the relative importance of agriculture declines. The primary reason for that was shown by the 19th-century German statistician Ernst Engel, who discovered that as incomes increase, the proportion of income spent on food declines.
For example, if a family’s income were. frontmatter --table of contents --introduction --part one: agriculture and economic development --i. population trends as the cause and result of agricultural progress --ii. increasing per capita output in agriculture and the per acre yield of farmland --iii.
forms of organisation in agriculture and the finance of agricultural development --iv. This study uses the quantile regression method developed by Koenker and Bassett () to examine the asymmetric effect of financial intermediary development on economic growth in low- and high-income countries.
A three-sector neoclassical growth model composed of a representative family sector, production sector, and the financial intermediary sector is constructed, and the equilibrium. Your third book is The Theory of Economic Growth by W Arthur Lewis. He was the first Nobel Prize-winner in the subject of development economics.
He was also very much rooted in classical economics of the political-economy tradition as well as the classical economist’s concern with structural transformation of a developing economy. Genre/Form: Statistik: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Economic policies and agricultural performance of low-income countries.
Paris: Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, This trend is related to the ongoing process of globalization and a clear shift in low-income country trade away from the European Union and towards Asia—China in particular— and sub-Saharan Africa.
Quality, not quantity. New products and trading partners underpin economic development, and so do quality improvements to existing products. Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Planning agriculture in low income countries.
[Reading]: University of Reading, Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Management. agriculture and its skeptics before presenting a series of case studies reﬂecting the heterogeneity of initial conditions facing low-income African countries. Drawing on economy-wide modeling, these case studies contrast the eﬀectiveness of alternative growth strategies in reducing poverty.: Science for Agriculture and Rural Development in Low-income Countries (): Reimund Roetter, Herman van Keulen, Marijke Kuiper, J.
Verhagen, H. H. van Laar: Books.Much of Uganda’s progress has been due to agricultural income growth, peace and stability, education, urbanization, as well as sustained economic growth averaging 7% annually.
According to a new poverty assessment conducted by the World Bank, the number of people in extreme poverty in Uganda (those living on less than $ ( PPP) a day.