Promoting Fertilizer Use in Ethiopia: The Implications of Improving Grain Market Performance, Input Market Efficiency, and Farm Management
AbstractThis report assesses how the recent deregulation of fertilizer prices will affect the profitability of fertilizer use on various crops throughout Ethiopia. The report also identifies other policy measures that can increase the cost-effective use of fertilizer to promote productivity growth throughout the food system.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics in its series Food Security Collaborative Working Papers with number 55594.
Date of creation: 1997
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food security; food policy; Ethiopia; fertilizer; grain markets; Crop Production/Industries; Q18;
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