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Kenya´s cattle producers are currently hindered by the structure and functioning of the domestic market, recurring drought, the prevalence of [...]
   
Malnutrition in all its forms – undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, and overweight and obesity – imposes unacceptably high economic and social [...]
   
Although cotton is a major export crop in the URT, domestic cotton farmers received lower prices than what they could [...]
   

Recognizing the linkages between social protection and agriculture

From Protection to Production team [ 2013 ]
Since social protection and smallholder agricultural interventions often cover the same geographic space and target the same households, there are [...]
   
Because of inadequate incentives and low technology inputs, nearly 80 percent of all the wheat produced in Ethiopia is consumed [...]
   
Rice farmers in Mali receive prices that are lower than international reference prices. MAFAP analysis suggests that the following measures [...]
   
Although the government supports cotton farmers by regulating prices, cotton producers in Mozambique receive prices that are lower than international [...]
   
Import tariffs and costly import procedures help explain why consumers in the United Republic of Tanzania pay relatively high prices [...]
   

Adoption and intensity of adoption of conservation farming practices in Zambia

ESA Working Pater 13-01
Aslihan Arslan, Nancy McCarthy, Leslie Lipper, Solomon Asfaw and Andrea Cattaneo [ 2013 ]
This paper analyses the determinants of farmer adoption of conservation farming practices using panel data from two rounds of the [...]
   

Boosting Demand for Domestic Rice in Ghana

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP)  [ 2013 ]
Ghana’s dependency on imported rice, and excessive costs and taxes on rice imports, lead to high prices for consumers. However [...]