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Cover for The Indian agricultural scenario.

This chapter describes the Indian agricultural scenario, specifically examining the productivity convergence across states, diversification, land holdings, natural resource management (including water, soil and biodiversity), the country's livestock population and fish resources, farm energy and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Shifting sources of agricultural growth in Indonesia: a regional analysis.

This chapter examines provincial level agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) growth in Indonesia based on Fisher-ideal quantity index estimates. It finds that Indonesian agriculture exhibited divergent patterns of regional growth in the 1985-2005 post-Green Revolution period. The results...

Author(s)
Rada, N. E.; Fuglie, K. O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939212)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for South African agricultural production and investment patterns.

This chapter reassesses agricultural productivity growth in South Africa. It finds that the statistical reporting of South African agriculture was heavily influenced by the country's past racial policies: agricultural data largely focused on white-owned commercial farms and gave inconsistent...

Author(s)
Liebenberg, F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939212)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diversification pays: economic perspectives on investment in diversified aquaculture.

This chapter discusses some of the economic considerations associated with investment in diversified aquaculture. It enumerates several reasons why a diversified approach to aquaculture development, at either the private or the public level, might be justified. Further, it argues that there is...

Author(s)
Wilson, J. R.; Archer, B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tools that go beyond the enterprise, farm or business level: investigating markets, market trends and assessing public investments in the livestock sector.

This chapter presents tools and information required to carry out rapid market assessments and review the livestock value chains that the people in the livestock sector are part of. The chapter also includes a very brief review of the economic concepts behind markets. Also discussed are various...

Author(s)
Rushton, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter

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