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Agricultural commercialization in Swaziland

J. Testerink

Agricultural commercialization in Swaziland

farmers compared : a paper presented at the third RDRP seminar on decision making in the rural homestead, June 6, 1984

by J. Testerink

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Published by Social Science Research Unit, Rural Development Research Project, University of Swaziland in Kwaluseni, Swaziland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Swaziland.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Swaziland.,
    • Farmers -- Swaziland.,
    • Produce trade -- Swaziland.,
    • Agriculture -- Swaziland.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 30-31.

      Statementprepared by J. Testerink.
      SeriesResearch paper / University of Swaziland, Social Science Research Unit ;, 11, Research paper (University of Swaziland. Social Science Research Unit) ;, 11.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2132.5 .T47 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p. ;
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2611605M
      LC Control Number85174508

      As domestic incomes rise because of this growth, Bhutanese consumers are expected to shift their consumption patterns from staple grains to fruits, vegetables, dairy, eggs, and meat, leading to an increase in demand for these high-value agricultural products. In its quest to promote commercialization, the government of Ethiopia has been striving to build market oriented agriculture and strengthen the agro-processing sector in hope of producing and.

      Zambia’s agricultural potential remains largely untapped but policy attention is shifting favourably towards crop diversification and export promotion. Linking Zambian farmers to markets, for example through outgrower schemes, improves the quality and quantity of supply and spurs long-term agricultural Size: KB. Aims This Web Portal aims to provide relevant information to all agricultural stakeholders allowing them to take informed decisions by analysing statistics on the business intelligence module, or by reading important information and knowledge shared by the users on the collaboration platform.

      Analysing the competitiveness of the agribusiness sector in Swaziland. By. BONGIWE PORRIE DLAMINI. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of. MSc Agric (Agricultural Economics) in the. Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development. Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. agricultural worlds: ‘one agriculture-based, one transforming, one urbanized’ (p. 1). For Sub-Saharan Africa, which is mostly agriculture-based, the WDR argued that growth will happen through investment where the agricultural potential is medium to high, while at the same time ensuring the.


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