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Introduction to economics of agricultural development

Author: George W Norton; Jeffrey R Alwang
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1993.
Series: McGraw-Hill series in agricultural economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intended for an undergraduate course in agricultural development or economic development of underdeveloped and Third World countries, this text is designed to help students gain an understanding of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George W Norton; Jeffrey R Alwang
ISBN: 0070479224 9780070479227
OCLC Number: 26852431
Description: xii, 404 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Dimensions of World Food and Development Problems --
1. Introduction. 2. Food Supplies and Nutrition. 3. Food Demand and Its Interaction with Supply. 4. Population and Migration --
Pt. 2. Development Theories and the Role of Agriculture. 5. Sources of Economic Growth. 6. Theories of Economic Development. 7. The Role of Agriculture in Economic Development --
Pt. 3. Traditional Agriculture and Comparative Agricultural Systems. 8. Traditional Agriculture. 9. Comparative Agricultural Systems and the Roles of Women --
Pt. 4. Getting Agriculture Moving. 10. Agricultural Development Theories and Strategies. 11. Land Tenure and Reform. 12. Environmental Problems and Policies. 13. Input and Credit Policies. 14. Pricing Policies and Marketing Systems. 15. Research, Extension, and Education --
Pt. 5. Agricultural Development in an Interdependent World. 16. Trade and Agricultural Development. 17. Macroeconomic Policies and Agricultural Development. 18. Foreign Development Assistance. 19. Lessons and Perspectives.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill series in agricultural economics.
Other Titles: Economics of agricultural development
Responsibility: George W. Norton, Jeffrey Alwang.

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