Are Staple Food Markets in Africa Efficient? Spatial Price Analyses and Beyond
AbstractPaper to be presented at the Comesa policy seminar “Food price variability: Causes, consequences, and policy options" on 25-26 January 2010 in Maputo, Mozambique under the Comesa-MSU-IFPRI African Agricultural Markets Project (AAMP)
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Sub saharan Africa; food security; food prices; markets; efficiency; Agricultural and Food Policy; Community/Rural/Urban Development; Demand and Price Analysis; Food Security and Poverty; International Development; International Relations/Trade; q11; q13; q18; q17;
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