Food Consumption and Deciaion-Making in Egypt

The Egyptian farmers, as small producers of limited resources in most cases, are expected to go on devoting most of their lands to production of traditional staple foods. Nevertheless, specifying the entire production of grain to human, rather than animal consumption and adoption of high grain yield varieties on expense of straw has become economically inefficient as relatively less profitable. The remedy for this calls for bidding up administrative prices of grain, and increasing low cost supplies of animal feeds.


Issue Date:
1982-10
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/233365
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
102




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