Smallholders

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- Jonathan Mockshell and Regina Birner

In recent decades, many developing countries have moved from taxing their agricultural sector to subsidizing it, a phenomenon referred to as “overshooting”. Using Ghana and Uganda as case study countries, this study aims to contribute...

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Domestic policies in Nigeria have been linked to high, volatile, and rising food prices in the country. In light of these linkages, this paper empirically examines the transmission of key monetary...

- Francis M. Mwaura and Geofrey Okoboi

In this paper, the relationship between climate variation and crop output in Uganda for the period 1981 to 2008 is examined. The time-varying ARCH model of the crop production function is used to estimate the relationships. Analysis of the...

- Todd Benson, Benedito Cunguara, and Tewodaj Mogues

This brief presents the results of a study of fertilizer supply to investigate supply-side constraints for fertilizer use by smallholder famers in Mozambique in which the government is implicated. The government actions that could constrain the...

- Todd Benson, Benedito Cunguara, and Tewodaj Mogues

Inorganic fertilizer is one of a handful of agricultural technologies that have immense potential for raising the productivity of poor smallholders, enabling them to increase income, accumulate assets, and set themselves economically on a pathway...

- Todd Benson, Stephen L. Kirama, and Onesmo Selejio

This brief presents the results of a study to investigate sup-ply-side constraints for fertilizer use by smallholder famers in Tanzania in which the government is implicated. Government actions that could constrain the supply of fertilizer...

- Todd Benson, Stephen L. Kirama, and Onesmo Selejio

Inorganic fertilizer is one of a handful of agricultural technologies that have immense potential for raising the productivity of poor smallholders, enabling them to increase income, accumulate assets, and set themselves economically on a pathway...

- Todd Benson, Patrick Lubega, Stephen Bayite-Kasule, Tewodaj Mogues, and Julian Nyachwo

This brief presents the results of a late-2010 study of fertilizer supply to smallholder farmers in Uganda that was done to assess whether the taxes (explicit or implicit) that are applied at various points along the fertilizer importation and...

- Gumataw K. Abebe, Jos Bijman, Ron Kemp, Onno Omta, Admasu Tsegaye

While Contract Farming (CF) can enhance smallholders’ income in developing countries, empirical research on the motivation of smallholders to participate in CF is scarce. This paper explores farmer preferences for particular contract design...

- Todd Benson, Patrick Lubega, Stephen Bayite-Kasule, Tewodaj Mogues, and Julian Nyachwo
Inorganic fertilizer is one of a handful of agricultural technologies that has immense potential for raising 
the productivity of poor smallholder farmers, enabling them to increase income, accumulate assets, and ...
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