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Agricultural pricing and marketing policies in an African context : a framework for analysis (Inglês)

The paper describes an analytical framework designed to address some of the important agricultural pricing issues that frequently arise in many African countries. The paper contains a description of producer, consumer, and marketing characteristics common to African countries, presents an analytical framework designed to capture these characteristics, outlines the policy uses of the framework, and discusses a series of policy results derived from a prototype application of the framework. Two annexes complete the paper. The first contains a rigorous, mathematical description of the model. The second describes data requirements and potential sources.

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  • Autor

    Singh, Inderjit Squire, Lyn Kirchner, James

  • Data do documento

    1985/08/31

  • TIpo de documento

    Documento de trabalho sobre o pessoal

  • No. do relatório

    SWP743

  • Nº do volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • País

    África,

  • Região

    África,

  • Data de divulgação

    2010/07/01

  • Nome do documento

    Agricultural pricing and marketing policies in an African context : a framework for analysis

  • Palavras-chave

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