Adjustment in Africa

Adjustment in Africa

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World Bank Environment Paper 4. This survey describes the factors that affect tree cultivation and clearance by Kenyan farmers. These factors include agricultural conditions, product markets, the family life cycle, income, and changing demands for household labor--especially demands caused by labor migration. The author explains why removing structural constraints on rural land markets might reduce the incentive to start and maintain woodlots. He also details why policies that seek to create forests may conflict with programs that generate rural employment.For example, in northern Nigeria, which is the most prominent beneficiary of fertilizer subsidies, strong political forces have blocked any ... New prudential regulations conforming to the evolving international standards became effective asanbsp;...

Title:Adjustment in Africa
Author:Ishrat Husain, Rashid Faruqee
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 1994-01-01


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