Contribution of Agriculture to the Economy of Limpopo Province

Introduction: In this study, an input output table was developed which was used to examine the empirical evidence on the strength of agricultural growth multipliers, in the facets of income, output and employment. Of the nine production group studied, agriculture contributed directly and indirectly to the Limpopo Province economy in term of output (1.3481), income (0.0327) and employment (0.0524) multipliers and was ranked ninth in the former two and eighth in the latter. While trade services was ranked first in all three sets multipliers From the study, it was concluded that to reduce poverty, investment should be in the trade services sector as it gives more returns to money.


Editor(s):
Meliko, Majory O.
Issue Date:
2010
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/96797
Total Pages:
21




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