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The Evolution Of Farming Systems In Northern Cote D'Ivoire: Boserup Versus Malthus And Competition Versus Complementarity

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  • Demont, Matty
  • Jouve, Philippe
  • Stessens, Johan
  • Tollens, Eric

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A socio-economic analysis of a sample of farms in Northern Côte d'Ivoire revisits two debates about the evolution of farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa. Taking into account the diversity of farming systems, the debates "Boserup vs. Malthus" and "competition vs. complementarity" between cotton and food crops become better informed and less straightforward.

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  • Demont, Matty & Jouve, Philippe & Stessens, Johan & Tollens, Eric, 2000. "The Evolution Of Farming Systems In Northern Cote D'Ivoire: Boserup Versus Malthus And Competition Versus Complementarity," 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL 21865, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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    1. Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2001. "Uncertainties Of Estimating The Welfare Effects Of Agricultural Biotechnology In The European Union," Working Papers 31828, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    2. D. S. Prasada Rao & Bart van Ark, 2013. "Introduction," Chapters,in: World Economic Performance, chapter 1, pages 1-6 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    3. Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2000. "Biologische, Biotechnologische En Gangbare Landbouw: Een Vergelijkende Economische Studie," Working Papers 31839, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    4. Tollens, Eric, 2002. "The Challenges Of Poverty Reduction With Particular Reference To Rural Poverty And Agriculture In Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 31850, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    5. Eric Tollens, 2004. "Biodiversity versus transgenic sugar beet: the one euro question," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 31(1), pages 1-18, March.
    6. Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2002. "The Euwab-Project: Discussion," Working Papers 31858, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    7. Tollens, Eric, 2002. "Biotechnology In The South: Absolute Necessity Or Illusion?," Working Papers 31827, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    8. Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2001. "Welfare Effects Of Transgenic Sugarbeets In The European Union: A Theoretical Ex-Ante Framework," Working Papers 31852, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    9. Tollens, Eric, 2002. "Food Security In Kinshasa, Coping With Adversity," Working Papers 31848, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    10. Demont, Matty & Jouve, Philippe & Stessens, Johan & Tollens, Eric, 2000. "The Evolution Of Farming Systems In Northern Cote D'Ivoire: Boserup Versus Malthus And Competition Versus Complementarity," 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL 21865, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    11. Tollens, Eric & Demont, Matty, 2002. "Biotech In Developing Countries: From A Gene Revolution To A Doubly Green Revolution?," Working Papers 31849, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    12. Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2002. "Impact Of Agricultural Biotechnology In The European Union'S Sugar Industry," Working Papers 31854, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    13. Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2001. "Reshaping The Conventional Welfare Economics Framework For Estimating The Economic Impact Of Agricultural Biotechnology In The European Union," Working Papers 31835, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    14. Demont, Matty & Deloof, Frederik & Tollens, Eric, 2002. "Impact Van Biotechnologie In Europa: De Eerste Vier Jaar Bt Mais Adoptie In Spanje," Working Papers 31842, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    15. de Venter, Katrien & Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2002. "Bedrijfseconomische Impact Van Biotechnologie In De Belgische Suikerbietenteelt," Working Papers 31847, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
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    1. Tollens, Eric, 2003. "Poverty And Livelihood Entitlement, How It Relates To Agriculture," Working Papers 31856, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    2. Tollens, Eric, 2002. "Market Information Systems In Liberalized African Export Commodity Markets: The Case Of Cocoa And Coffee In Cote D'Ivoire, Nigeria And Cameroon," Working Papers 31860, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    3. Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2001. "Welfare Effects Of Transgenic Sugarbeets In The European Union: A Theoretical Ex-Ante Framework," Working Papers 31852, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    4. Demont, Matty & Jouve, Philippe & Stessens, Johan & Tollens, Eric, 2004. "Boserup Versus Malthus Revisited: Evolution Of Farms In Northern Cote D'Ivoire," Working Papers 31836, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    5. Demont, Matty & Jouve, Philippe & Stessens, Johan & Tollens, Eric, 2000. "The Evolution Of Farming Systems In Northern Cote D'Ivoire: Boserup Versus Malthus And Competition Versus Complementarity," Working Papers 31846, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    6. Tollens, Eric, 2002. "Food Security In Kinshasa, Coping With Adversity," Working Papers 31848, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    7. Demont, Matty & Jouve, Philippe & Stessens, Johan & Tollens, Eric, 2004. "Boserup Versus Malthus Revisites: Evolution Des Exploitations Agricoles Dans Le Nord De La Cote D'Ivoire," Working Papers 31838, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    8. Tollens, Eric, 2003. "Current Situation Of Food Security In The D.R. Congo: Diagnostic And Perspectives," Working Papers 31853, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    9. Tollens, Eric & Demont, Matty & Swennen, Rony, 2003. "Agrobiotechnology In Developing Countries: North-South Partnerships Are A Key," Working Papers 31837, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
    10. Demont, Matty & Tollens, Eric, 2001. "Uncertainties Of Estimating The Welfare Effects Of Agricultural Biotechnology In The European Union," Working Papers 31828, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.

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