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Cover for The global response for prevention and control of chronic non-communicable diseases: key milestones and outcomes.

This chapter presents the key milestones in the global response for prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the challenges in implementing a comprehensive public health response to address NCDs, the Global NCD Action Plan 2013-2020, and the global NCD targets and monitoring...

Author(s)
Mendis, S.; Chestnov, O.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643328)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Promoting investment in agriculture for increased production and productivity.

This book identifies drivers of investment and then analyses policy options that cause those drivers to channel investment into agriculture in developing countries. Chapter 2 presents the concept and definition of investment in general, and chapter 3 analyses investment in agriculture. Chapter 4...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction.

This introduction highlights the need to eradicate poverty and food insecurity in developing countries and the role of agricultural investment in addressing this challenge.

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Investment in agriculture for increased production and productivity.

This chapter analyses investment in agriculture in developing countries. Sections discuss: investment for on-farm agricultural stock; investment by the public sector; and investment in agro-industry for agricultural development and growth.

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empirical measurement of investment in agriculture: the evidence from available data and information.

The levels and trends of current investment in agriculture at the global and national level are examined. Data are presented on the annual rate of growth of investment for on-farm agricultural capital stock and agricultural capital stock per agricultural worker.

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Who invests for farm-level capital formation?

This chapter describes the different investors who invest for capital formation at the farm level and their relative contributions. It focuses on investments by the private and public sectors, official development assistance and foreign direct investment.

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Drivers of investment in agriculture for increased production and productivity.

This chapter discusses the drivers of investment for farm-level capital formation and in agro-industry. It also discusses the public-private complementarity in investment, as well as policies and the enabling environment for investment. Drivers of farm-level investment discussed include household...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Promoting investment for increased agricultural production and productivity.

Ways to promote investment in agriculture in developing countries are examined. The discussion focuses on (1) promoting farm-household savings for on-farm investment, (2) promoting public sector investment in agriculture, (3) creating an enabling environment for corporate private sector investment...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Private voluntary standards, co-investment and inclusive business.

This chapter assesses the potential of private voluntary standards in horticultural exports for providing incentives to the private sector investing in small-scale growers, to the mutual benefit of growers as well as exporters. The chapter then traces characteristics of such co-investment and its...

Author(s)
Blackmore, E.; MacGregor, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impact of terminator technologies in developing countries: a framework for economic analysis.

This paper provides a general discussion of terminator technology (genetic use restriction technologies) in the context of developing countries. The consequences of terminator technology for the implementation, enforcement and duration of intellectual property rights for plant varieties are...

Author(s)
Srinivasan, C. S.; Thirtle, C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter

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