1 edition of Diversification of the rural economy found in the catalog.
Diversification of the rural economy
1985 by Association of Development Research and Training Institutes of Asia and the Pacific in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Farouk A. Chowdhury.|
|Contributions||Ahmad, Qazi Kholiquzzaman, 1943-, Chowdury, Farouk A., Association of Development Research and Training Institutes of Asia and the Pacific.|
|LC Classifications||HD2056 .D58 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 222 p. :|
|Number of Pages||222|
|LC Control Number||85942369|
Limited-Dependent and Qualitative Variables in Econometrics. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press. Reardon, This fact, and the proximity of markets, explains why farmers close to urban areas tend to diversify into high-value crops.
Diversifying from the monoculture of traditional staples can have important nutritional benefits for farmers in developing countries. Climate change could also modify the availability of water for production. Studying the impact of rural road scheme in India, Asher and Novosadhowever, caution against assuming road construction, that is, reduction in geographic distance, as the only form of required rural investment. Citing a cross-country econometric study, the authors found a strong relationship between government fiscal decentralization and spending on infrastructure.
The formal service sector which provides a better quality of employment and written contracts, however, requires more skilled and educated workers. It will require discipline, focus, and sustained investment by government, farmers, researchers, extension personnel, processors, and farm input suppliers to be successful Ibid. While growing new crops or raising animals may be technically possible, these may not be suitable for many farmers in terms of their land, labour and capital resources. Assuming that commuters live in peri-urban areas, Chandrasekhar estimates them as around 32 million 4. Wouterse, F. External threats.
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Much of Diversification of the rural economy book movement took place outside of the village, but it is not permanent migration. Delattre, E. Solomon Polachek Ed. International agencies counsel local farmers to use hybrid seeds, pesticides, fertilizers, water pulling out machine — formed by them.
Credit was determined useful in stimulating rural nonfarm activity, similar to the way that primary education, basic health, roads, and communications services are necessary to enable the rural poor to access productive business opportunities p.
Notwithstanding it is analytically useful to contrast some of their respective attributes. This has also allowed them to be distant from the uncertainties of larger metropolises. Social Sciences, 3 392— Economic activities in smaller towns typically include manufacturing, trades and services. They increasingly require ready-prepared meals and labour-saving packaging, such as pre-cut salads.
Barret, C. Similarly, productivity linkages could be induced by the non-farm sector through better input supply, product marketing or investment from non-farm earnings into agriculture for better seeds and fertilizer variety leading to enhanced agricultural productivity.
Most new jobs in the rural areas would be created in the non-farm sector. Climate change could also modify the availability of water for production. Similarly, quality service sector jobs require specific skills depending on emerging job requirements; labor transition into the non-farm sector is difficult for most of the Diversification of the rural economy book labor.
The lack of labor-intensive manufacturing sector and adequate urban Diversification of the rural economy book has been one of the reasons why the share of labor in agriculture has not declined commensurate with its declining share in overall output.
Google Scholar Gordon, A. Inequality decomposition by factor components. Investment in rural infrastructure goes a long way in reducing the economic distance between rural and urban areas. Ministers of finance and agriculture will need to collaborate, recognizing that agricultural growth generates greater income and facilitates income redistribution and the reduction in poverty—particularly amongst the rural poor.
While there are issues of disentangling the rural-urban dichotomy, peri-urban agriculture could be a significant contributor to poverty alleviation and food security.
Access and download statistics Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. Google Scholar Woldehanna, T. As per capita incomes increase and eating patterns shift, the demand for jobs in these off-farm segments of the food system will increase.
Just as important, increases in farm incomes, coupled with increasing rural savings rates, make capital available for investment in nonfarm commerce p. Rural non-farm incomes in Nicaragua. However, microcredit was determined to be only marginally effective, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.
Regardless of distance and integration in the urban context, when agro-climatic conditions are favorable, farming remains the occupation of choice for most households in the African countries for which the study has geographically explicit information.
The book suggests that the best strategy to escape poverty among developing countries is first to raise the productivity and profitability of agricultural land, not manufacturing endeavors.Jul 28, · Rural economy [S.
W. Johnson] on tjarrodbonta.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book, Rural economy, by S. W. Johnson, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beingsAuthor: S.
W. Johnson. 2 Foreword This report reviews the role of agriculture and farm household diversification in the rural economy of the United States.
It was prepared by consultants Kathleen K. The book argues that the main Diversification of the rural economy book of diversification strategy should be on the creation of a wider spectrum of employment and income options wihtin the rural sector so as to raise the opportunity cost of labour, motivate skill formation, raise the wage rates, and provide an income cushion needed for crop and livestock diversification.individuals and organizations pdf have contributed their expertise in promoting rural livelihood diversification and the rural non-farm economy in developing and transition countries.
I would particularly like to thank a number of colleagues for the time and effort .for economic diversification in rural sub-Saharan Africa. While continuing to prioritize rural investments in the economic and social sectors, governments should mainstream rural development within national strategies and commit to the long term.
Rural and urban development policies should be brought together, ideally within a territorial or."A Political Economy Ebook of Income Diversification Activities of Rural Households in the Northern Region of Ghana," Applied Economics and Finance, Redfame publishing, vol.
Author: Gamel Abdul-Nasser Salifu, Kwabena Asomanin Anaman.