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African smallholders. Food crops, markets and policy.

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This book investigates how the changed agricultural policy climate affected government policies in the nine countries studied already as part of the preceding project: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. By repeating the cross-sectional survey made in over 100 villages in 2002 and converting it into a panel, it is possible to trace village- and househo...


Chapter 7 (Page no: 156)

Meeting the financial needs of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia.

This chapter examines assessment of the policies, strategies and regulatory framework and the meso-level players that affect the delivery of financial services to smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. Data is based on Afrint I and II surveys.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Djurfeldt, G. Aryeetey, E. Isinika, A. C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 23) African agriculture: from crisis to development? Author(s): Holmén, H. Hydén, G.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 45) The millennium goals, the state and macro-level performance - an overview. Author(s): Holmén, H.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 74) Smallholders caught in poverty - flickering signs of agricultural dynamism. Author(s): Jirström, M. Andersson, A. Djurfeldt, G.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 107) A new era for sub-Saharan African agriculture? Changing drivers of maize production. Author(s): Andersson, A. Djurfeldt, G. Holmquist, B. Jirström, M. Nasrin, S.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 138) Maize remittances, market participation and consumption among smallholders in Africa. Author(s): Andersson, A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 189) Agricultural diversification, food self-sufficiency and food security in Ghana - the role of infrastructure and institutions. Author(s): Dzanku, F. M. Sarpong, D.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 214) Conditions for achieving sustained agricultural intensification in Africa: evidence from Kenya. Author(s): Wambugu, S. K. Karugia, J. T. Oluoch-Kosura, W.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 237) The fertilizer support programme and the millennium development challenge in Zambia: is government a problem solution? Author(s): Haantuba, H. Wamulume, M. Bwalya, R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 257) Has the Nigerian green revolution veered off track? Author(s): Akande, T. Andersson, A. Djurfeldt, G. Ogundele, F.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 281) Addressing food self-sufficiency in Tanzania: a balancing act of policy coordination. Author(s): Isinika, A. C. Msuya, E. E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 316) Focusing on the majority - rethinking agricultural development in Mozambique. Author(s): Coughlin, P. E.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 354) Conclusions: what direction for the future of African agriculture? Author(s): Aryeetey, E. Djurfeldt, G. Isinika, A. C.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions (AEMFI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2011
  • ISBN
  • 9781845937164
  • Record Number
  • 20113005500