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Improving sugar cane processing in the United Republic of Tanzania to increase prices for farmers while lowering prices for consumers (MAFAP policy brief)

Currently sugar cane farmers in the United Republic of Tanzania receive lower prices than they could, despite high domestic demand, because of high processing costs. Tariffs on imported sugar keeps prices high for consumers without boosting prices for farmers. A new policy approach based on liberalized trade and increased competitiveness of sugar processing could lead to higher prices for producers and lower prices for consumers.

16.04.2013
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Tapping Opportunities to Support Cattle Producers in Burkina Faso (MAFAP policy brief)

Cattle farmers in Burkina Faso receive low prices and have few incentives to increase production and marketing. Cattle producers would receive higher prices if several specific measures, for example increasing export opportunities, were in place. 

16.04.2013
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Rice in Uganda: Supporting producers but penalizing consumers (MAFAP policy brief)

Rice farmers and traders in Uganda receive higher prices thanks to existing policies. However, rice consumers also pay higher prices since they do not receive subsidies designed to offset high producer prices. FAO/MAFAP analysis suggests that increasing rice production is the key to making rice more affordable for consumers while protecting producers.

16.04.2013
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MAFAP Policy Brief: Boosting Demand for Domestic Rice in Ghana

Ghana’s dependency on imported rice, and excessive costs and taxes on rice imports, lead to high prices for consumers. However high prices for consumers do not translate into higher prices for farmers.

15.04.2013