Structural adjustment & agriculture: theory & practice in Africa & Latin America
Overseas Development Institute, 1989 - Business & Economics - 250 pages
This study focuses on the way programme lending, where financing is conditional on developing countries adopting policy reforms, reflects the priorities of the major multilateral lenders and its effect on agricultural sector policy.
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A Survey of the Issues Options
The Agricultural Sector in IMF Standby Arrangements
Articulating Stabilisation Programmes Structural
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adjustment programmes aggregate supply agricultural sector allocation areas Brazil budget capital cent cereals CFAF changes cocoa Colombia commodities constraints consumption costs Cote d'lvoire Dakar declined deficit devaluation developing countries domestic donors economic effects efficiency employment estimates exchange rate exchange-rate expenditure external factors farm farmers favour fertiliser financing fiscal food security food subsidies foreign exchange Ghana groundnut growers growth higher households impact important improved incentives income inflation infrastructure inputs institutions International investment irrigation labour land liberalisation loans macroeconomic maize major measures ment millet mimeo monetary non-price non-tradables nutritional output period poor price increases price policies private sector problems producer prices projects raising reduce reform relative prices revenues rice rural Senegal share shift social stabilisation structural adjustment Sub-Saharan Africa supply elasticity supply response Tanzania terms of trade tradables trend urban variables wage Washington DC World Bank Zambia