3 edition of Public investment and agricultural productivity found in the catalog.
Public investment and agricultural productivity
|Series||Working paper -- 387|
|Contributions||Centre for Development Studies (Trivandrum, India)|
|LC Classifications||HC440.A-ZP83 (H15)+|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||53 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||53|
|LC Control Number||2008331718|
A review of evidence on agricultural productivity and aggregate technology. Going into the future, "smart" and "climate smart" agriculture will include advanced irrigation and precision technologies, benign environmental residues from chemicals, an efficient distribution and marketing system for producers and a consumer-led demand market for sustainably grown foods. Consequently the nature of agriculture and its economic history are very diverse among states and regions of the country, and a great deal of interesting detail is foregone when we consider just the national aggregate. One of the difficulties in vaccinating against FMD is the huge variation between and even within serotypes. Summers, R.
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The agricultural technology sector is large. The result is that if drought hits, the poor try to cope by selling their few animals. Nonetheless, physical capital investments may be the precursor that stimulates private investment and it is complementary to public and private investments in human capital.
Organic farming assistance[ edit ] Welfare economics theory holds that sometimes private activities can impose social costs upon others. Investment in agricultural research and extension programs: a quantitative assessment.
Feder, G. Even when technology is produced, researchers may have different goals than farmers, e. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 74 1 : — This is a valuable book, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in the economics of agriculture and its history.
Budget cuts in public services often accompany market reforms.
They calculate the RS increased productivity in agriculture by 32 percent. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 71November: To conclude the chapter, Gardner compares income over time between farm and non-farm households and reports that, during the past fifty years in particular, farm incomes improved to achieve parity with non-farm incomes, and to achieve a more equal distribution among farm households.
Food and Agriculture Organization. Policies may encourage some land uses rather than others in the interest of protecting the environment. Thus, a growing agricultural sector contributes to both Public investment and agricultural productivity book growth and poverty alleviation. Journal of Political Economic, 71 4 : Advocates of food sovereignty put the people who produce, distribute, and consume food at the centre Public investment and agricultural productivity book decisions on food systems and policies, rather than the demands of markets and corporations that they believe have come to dominate the global food system.
He provides evidence on the declining incidence of rural poverty and income inequality, as well as documenting what many have perceived as a set of undesirable trends in rural America.
Gardner discusses the related issues of changing demographic characteristics of the rural population, out-migration and hired farm workers, rural poverty, schooling of farm people, quality of life and technological change, natural resources and the environment, and large farms and the rural community.
The Political Economy of Underinvestment in Agriculture. Fletcher, ed.Reaping Richer Returns, Preliminary Overview: Public Spending Priorities for African Agriculture Productivity Growth that the efficient use of public funds has been instrumental in laying the foundations f or agricultural productivity growth around the world, providing important lessons for African policymakers and development partners Author: Aparajita Goyal, John Nash.
Writing a book on American Agriculture in the Twentieth Century provides a context for Gardner to draw together his many well-founded and useful insights from various threads of his professional work on issues such as farm incomes, the “farm problem,” the structure of agriculture, agricultural technology, the relationship between.
May 25, · Public investment in agricultural research is an important source of productivity growth. However, there is underinvestment in research in both poor and rich countries.
This chapter uses political economy analysis to explain why there is underinvestment in both rich and poor countries if these investments have such high social rates of magicechomusic.com: Johan Swinnen.An increasing pdf of the subsidies is being decoupled from production and lumped into the Single Farm Payment.
While this has diminished the distortions created by the Common Agricultural Policy, many critics argue that a greater focus on the provision of public goods, such .Strong evidence from southern Africa as well as throughout the world indicates that long–term public investment in research and development, extension services, rural infrastructure, and food safety and quality systems have high pay-offs and are among the most Cited by: surprisingly, the extent of public investment in agricultural RD&E and its ebook on agricultural productivity have consistently been an important policy issue in Australia.
Australian public investment in agricultural research has, in real terms, increased over theCited by: