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Should African rural development strategies depend on smallholder farms ? an exploration of the inverse productivity hypothesis (English)

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In Africa, most development strategies include efforts to improve the productivity of staple crops grown on smallholder farms. An underlying premise is that small farms are productive in the African context and that smallholders do not forgo economies... See More +

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  • Larson, Donald F.; Otsuka, Keijiro; Matsumoto, Tomoya; Kilic, Talip;
  • 2012/09/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6190
  • 1 of 1
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • 2012/09/01
  • Should African rural development strategies depend on smallholder farms ? an exploration of the inverse productivity hypothesis
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