Agricultural Development Economics

Policy briefs

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Although coffee is the URT’s second most important agricultural export, coffee growers receive prices which are lower than those they [...]
Public expenditure on agriculture and rural development in Burkina Faso has not adequately targeted the main factors which depress producers’ [...]
Kenyan smallholder tea farmers generally received prices closer to those in international markets. This reflects the country’s liberalized market structure for [...]
Kenya´s cattle producers are currently hindered by the structure and functioning of the domestic market, recurring drought, the prevalence of [...]
Although cotton is a major export crop in the URT, domestic cotton farmers received lower prices than what they could [...]
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 [...]

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 [...]
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