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From A Sasakawa Global 2000 Pilot Program To Sustained Increases In Agricultural Productivity: The Critical Role Of Government Policy In Fostering The Ethiopian Transition


  • Stepanek, Julie
  • Kelly, Valerie A.
  • Howard, Julie A.


Drawing from the experience in Ethiopia, this paper examines the role that public policy must play in building public/private partnerships to develop the extension programs, input markets, and credit services necessary to turn a pilot Sasakawa-Global 2000 program into economically sustainable national policies and programs.

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  • Stepanek, Julie & Kelly, Valerie A. & Howard, Julie A., 1999. "From A Sasakawa Global 2000 Pilot Program To Sustained Increases In Agricultural Productivity: The Critical Role Of Government Policy In Fostering The Ethiopian Transition," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21674, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea99:21674

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    1. Putterman, Louis, 1995. "Economic reform and smallholder agriculture in Tanzania: A discussion of recent market liberalization, road rehabilitation, and technology dissemination efforts," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 311-326, February.
    2. Howard, Julie A. & Demeke, Mulat & Kelly, Valerie A. & Maredia, Mywish K. & Stepanek, Julie, 1998. "Can The Momentum Be Sustained? An Economic Analysis Of The Ministry Of Agriculture/Sasakawa Global 2000'S Experiment With Improved Cereals Technology In Ethiopia," Staff Papers 11526, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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