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Case studies in food policy for developing countries. Volume 2, Domestic policies for markets, production, and environment / Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Fuzhi Cheng, editors ; in collaboration with Søren E. Frandsen, Arie Kuyvenhoven, Joachim von Braun.

Pinstrup-Andersen, Per. (Added Author). Cheng, Fuzhi. (Added Author).
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Subject: Nutrition policy > Developing countries > Case studies.
Food supply > Developing countries > Case studies.
Agriculture and state > Developing countries > Case studies.
Agriculture > Economic aspects > Developing countries > Case studies.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780801466373
  • ISBN: 0801466377
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries Volume 2; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction and Overview; Part One Domestic Market Policies; Introduction; Chapter One Concentration in Agribusiness and Marketing: A Case Study of Arla Foods (6-1); Chapter Two A Revolution in the Making: The Case of Agro-Food Retailing in India (6-2); Chapter Three Contract Farming in Developing Countries: Patterns, Impact, and Policy Implications (6-3); Chapter Four Smallholder Farmers' Access to Markets for High-Value Agricultural Commodities in India (6-4).
Chapter Five Small-Farm Access to High-Value Horticultural Markets in Kenya (6-5)Chapter Six Contract Farming in Costa Rica: A Case Study on Contracts in Pepper Farming (6-6); Chapter Seven Enhancing Smallholder Farmers' Market Competitiveness in Tanzania (6-7); Chapter Eight Food Price Stabilization Policies in a Globalizing World (6-8); Chapter Nine Rural Road Investments, Agricultural Development, and Poverty Alleviation in China (6-9); Chapter Ten The Growing Trend of Farmers' Markets in the United States (6-10); Part Two Production Policies; Introduction.
Chapter Eleven The 2002 Malawi Famine (7-1)Chapter Twelve Persistent Food Insecurity from Policy Failures in Malawi (7-2); Chapter Thirteen Policy Implications of Droughts and Food Insecurity in Malawi and Zambia (7-3); Chapter Fourteen Famine and Food Insecurity in Ethiopia (7-4); Chapter Fifteen Managing Drought Risks in the Low-Rainfall Areas of the Middle East and North Africa (7-5); Chapter Sixteen Policy Measures for Pastoralists in Niger (7-6); Chapter Seventeen Farm Restructuring in Transition: Land Distribution in Russia (7-7).
Chapter Eighteen Biodiesel and India's Rural Economy (7-8)Part Three Natural Resource Management Policies; Introduction; Chapter Nineteen Civil Society Strategy to Fight Soil Degradation in Peru (8-1); Chapter Twenty Incentives for Soil Conservation in Peru (8-2); Chapter Twenty-One Environment and Health in Rural Kazakhstan: Linking Agricultural Policy and Natural Resource Management to Rural Welfare (8-3); Chapter Twenty-Two Allocating Irrigation Water in Egypt (8-4).
Summary: Volume II of the Case Studies addresses the issues of domestic policies for markets, production, and the environment.
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