3 edition of Structural adjustment & the African farmer found in the catalog.
by Overseas Development Institute in association with J. Currey, Heinemann in London, Portsmouth, N.H
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Structural adjustment and the African farmer.|
|Statement||edited by Alex Duncan & John Howell ; with a foreword by Idriss Jazairy.|
|Contributions||Duncan, Alex, 1949-, Howell, John, 1941-, Overseas Development Institute (London, England)|
|LC Classifications||HC800 .S779 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 214 p. :|
|Number of Pages||214|
|ISBN 10||0435080717, 0435080733|
|LC Control Number||92011274|
The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and Western donors developed and advocated Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs), which emphasised macroeconomic stabilisation, privatisation and free market development. The SAP approach has generated considerable debate within African countries and development by: (A) Primarily a subsistence practice, it involves a farmer using a plot and then abandoning it for return at a later time. (B) Usually a commercial agriculture endeavor, it involves rotating one crop type on a plot for another in a sequential pattern. (C) It is the movement of pastoral nomads from one food source to .
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Get this from a library. Structural adjustment & the African farmer. [Alex Duncan; John Howell; Overseas Development Institute (London, England);] -- This book traces the impact of structural adjustment policies upon the incomes and welfare of Africa's peasant farmers who currently operate at very low levels of productivity of both land and labour.
In the s, development experts and donor agencies agreed on the importance of macreconomic policies to development in sub-Saharan Africa. Policy reforms aimed at getting prices right were preconditions for structural adjustment loans and grants in many sub-Saharan countries.
As a result, the structural adjustment program found its birth in international forums and not in African legislatures. “Structural adjustment [loans] entail the implementation of a set of macroeconomic and microeconomic policy reform measures to create an environmentFile Size: KB.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm: Contents: Structural adjustment and structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa / Stephen O'Brien --Women, structural adjustment, and transformation: some lessons and questions from the African experience / Uma Lele --Getting priorities right: structural transformation and.
The book provides evidence of the impact, both positive and negative, of structural adjustment. The editors argue for a more targeted, project-specific approach to small-farmer development. This complements the current donor interest in policy-related aid by: African alternative framework to structural adjustment programmes for socio-economic recovery and transformation (AAF-SAP).
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by Alex Duncan (Editor), John Howell (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" Format: Paperback. Lessons from Structural Adjustment Programmes and their Effects in Africa Franz Heidhues University Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, and Gideon Obare Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya Abstract After independence aroundAfrican countries started with high hopes for rapid growth and Size: KB.
African Development Bank, African Development Report (Abidjan: African Development Bank, ). Google Scholar De Valk, Peter, ‘A Review of Research Literature on Industry in Sub-Saharan Africa under Structural Adjustment’, in R.
van der Hoeven and F. van der Kraaij (eds), Structural Adjustment and Beyond in Sub-Saharan Africa (London Cited by: oriented political regimes that helped many African countries deal with pressing structural transformation issues and construct the necessary institutional reforms that have won the day.
The real effects of structural adjustment The SAPs, adopted by many African countries in the File Size: KB. Structural adjustment & agriculture: Theory & practice in Africa & Latin America Paperback – January 1, See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 2 Used from $ 1 Price: $ Successful development in Africa: case studies of projects, programs, and policies (English) Abstract.
This book consists of seven case studies that differ in various dimensions, as well as. African unions under structural adjustment programs. Tidjani, Bassirou // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Spring98, Vol.
53 Issue 2, p Examines the use of structural adjustment programs by unions in African countries. Book review Full text access Structural adjustment and the African farmer: edited by Alex Duncan and John Howell Overseas Development Institute, London, in association with James Currey, London, and Heinemann, Portsmouth, UK,x + pp, £ pb, £ hb.
(). Agricultural ‘modernisation’ and the era of structural adjustment: Observations on sub‐Saharan Africa. The Journal of Peasant Studies: Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. Cited by: With the adoption of a World Bank-sponsored structural adjustment programme in the mids, Guinea underwent a dramatic change in its economic and agricultural policies.
The country's experience over the past decade illustrates some of the most pressing problems encountered by African countries pursuing economic reform.
But for critics the causal ties connecting the policies of structural adjustment with structural violence are clear. For the same reason, much resistance against structural violence is articulated in terms of anti-neoliberalism (this is especially the case in Latin America, but for a useful discussion of anti-neoliberal resistance in Africa and.
The IMF/World bank Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAP) have been the subject of intense academic debate since their wide adoption, particularly in Sub-Saharan African countries. The present study analyses the effects of the SAP on tradable agriculture in Cited by: 2. Structural adjustment and the African farmer.
STRUCTURAL POLICIES, ADJUSTMENT OF PRODUCTION, SMALL FARMS, HOUSEHOLDS, RURAL POPULATION. Downloadable. Liberalization of the cocoa market in West Africa, due to structural adjustment reforms, has resulted in the elimination of para-statal marketing boards and initiated the creation of new institutions to replace the marketing services of those agencies.
Concerns have been raised as to the effects of these reforms on prices of cocoa received by farmers, welfare measures and. Through Structural Adjustment to Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa by Hasa Mlawa As a contribution to the structural adjustment debate, this study sets out a series of important factual, judgemental, normative and contextual issues relevant for understanding and explaining past performance and experience of Structural Adjustment in Africa.A common method has been employed across five countries: Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi and Niger.
The book provides firm evidence of the impact of structural adjustment and the editors argue for a more targeted, project-specific approach to small farmer development.
Structural adjustment and the African farmer Traces the impact of structural adjustment policies upon the incomes and welfare of Africa’s peasant farmers, who currently operate at very low levels of productivity and are confronted with low household income and inadequate food security.