Patterns and Trends in Food Staples Markets in Eastern and Southern Africa: Toward the Identification of Priority Investments and Strategies for Developing Markets and Promoting Smallholder Productivity Growth

Accurate information on farmer and consumer behavior is the foundation for Identifying public investments and policies that can effectively promote national food security and income growth objectives. This report synthesizes recent findings on smallholder crop marketing behavior and urban consumption patterns in Eastern and Southern Africa, and their implications for public sector investments and policies to promote smallholder incomes and national food security.


Issue Date:
2010-04
Publication Type:
Report
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/62148
Total Pages:
150
JEL Codes:
q14; q13; q12; q11
Series Statement:
International Development Working Paper
104




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