Family and Commercial Farming in the Niayes Area of Senegal

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IIED, Jan 1, 2005 - Agriculture - 52 pages
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Contents

Defining the stakes
3
The construction of scarcity in agriculture
13
Research site and approach
17
List of Figures and Maps Figure 1 Map of Andhra Pradesh
19
Participatory approaches to development in Andhra Pradesh
27
Livelihoods and social organisation
43
Social map of Timmapur village
46
The agricultural cycle and its associated rituals
54
The localised seed economy
146
The virtues of selfreliance in seeds at the household and community levels
155
Agrarian change in Andhra Pradesh following the adoption of hybrid sorghum
162
Industrialisation of the seed and farming sectors
169
Emergence of new seed regulations
183
The hidden costs of industrialisation
196
Transformation of the seed sector over a fivedecade period
201
Box 5
206

The local economy of natural and human resources
63
Circulation of resources skills and services in the village economy
68
Basic principles of dryland farming
76
Maps of two small farmers fields in Medak and Adilabad Districts
88
Changes in cropping patterns and the emergence of new risks
98
Localised seed systems
123
Disillusionment with trade liberalisation in the developing world
209
Synergy between the informal and formal seed systems
217
List of Photographs Methodology 33
220
Bibliography
222
Annexes
235
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