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In recent years, there has been increasing emphasis in the rural development literature on the multiple income-generating activities undertaken by rural [...]
   

Promoting farm/non-farm linkages for rural development: Case studies from Africa and Latin America

Benjamin Davis, Thomas Reardon, Kostas Stamoulis, Paul Winters  [ 2002 ]
Evidence from developing countries points towards the growing importance of non-farm activities in the income-generating portfolio of rural households (Lanjouw [...]
   

The State of Food and Agriculture 2002

Agriculture and global public goods ten years after the Earth Summit
FAO [ 2002 ]
The State of Food and Agriculture 2002 is FAO’s annual report on current developments and issues in world agriculture. It [...]
   
Urbanization and globalization may enhance access to non traditional foods as a result of changing prices and production practices, as [...]
   
An agribusiness firm’s choice to expand activities through contract farming rather than plantations, buying directly from open markets or other [...]
   
While Nicaragua over the past decade has ranked among the poorest countries in Latin America in terms of per capita [...]
   

Gender and Law, women’s rights in agriculture

FAO legislative study number 76
Lorenzo Cotula [ 2002 ]
Throughout the world, women constitute a large portion of the economically active population engaged in agriculture, both as farmers and [...]
   

Gender, networks and Mexico-US migration

Benjamin Davis, Paul Winters [ 2002 ]
In this paper, we examine whether the causes and patterns of Mexican rural female migration differ significantly from rural male [...]
   
This article explores the role of migrant networks in Mexican rural out-migration focusing on how network composition influences rural-to-rural, rural-to-urban, [...]
   
In recent years, there has been increasing emphasis in the rural development literature on the multiple income-generating activities undertaken by [...]