On Sustainable Development of an Agricultural Economy: The Case of Guyana
AbstractThis paper develops the new market-oriented economic policies for sustainable development of underdeveloped countries, which have been poor and reply on external assistance for decades. The case applies to Guyana because of its chronic deficit and deteriorated facilities in hydraulic systems. To be effective, the paper emphasizes the benefit principle of taxation and the importance of an appropriate agency to assess and collect drainage and irrigation dues.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by JDI Executive Programs in its series Development Discussion Papers with number 2000-06.
Length: 39 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2000
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drainage and irrigation; taxation; affordability; institutional arrangement; Guyana;
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- Q15 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Land Ownership and Tenure; Land Reform; Land Use; Irrigation; Agriculture and Environment
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