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Cover for Distributional impacts of commodity prices in developing countries.

In this chapter, household production and consumption data are combined with national price data to simulate the welfare effects of increases in staple prices. The focus is on the rural sectors of nine developing countries and on six types of staple crops. The results show that since most rural...

Author(s)
Filipski, M.; Covarrubias, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641058)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis and potential in smallholder food production - evidence from micro level.

Some of the farm-level factors that are crucial for intensified food crop production in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is discussed. The current trends and indicators of intensification, including yield, total production per farm and consumption unit and sale of crops are also discussed, based on the...

Author(s)
Larsson, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Partial macronutrient balances of mucuna/maize rotations in the forest savannah transitional zone of Ghana.

A study was conducted in 1999 to analyse nutrient balances to assess the potential sustainability of mucuna (Mucuna pruriens var. utilis)/maize rotations in Sunyani, Ghana. Mucuna fixed 105.7 (±11.8) kg/ha in the aboveground biomass representing 57% of the total nitrogen uptake. Due to higher...

Author(s)
Anthofer, J.; Kroschel, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995762)
Type
Book chapter

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