IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/ags/iaae06/25481.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Assessing Environment in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): A Time Series Estimation

Author

Listed:
  • Koffi-Tessio, Egnonto M.
  • Homevor, Kpotogbe

Abstract

Within a context of global trade liberalisation and constrained national budgets, agriculture in many countries has proved incapable of sustaining household livelihoods an d socio-economic development in rural areas. The post-war industrial success of several Asian countries has suggested various alternatives for rural development, including tourism for domestic and possibly foreign visitors. After outlining the economic characteristics of rural tourism and its policies, this paper reviews the evolution of government policies in this area in East Asia, including the establishment of "tourist farms" and "pilot scheme" villages in Korea since the 1980s. A field survey of some 200 Korean village leaders and others, undertaken in 2004, is reported as to the attitudes of this policy clientele towards the tourist potential of their own villages, and ways of exploiting this potential. On this basis, conclusions are drawn as to future policies in this area, taking into account the capabilities of the rural population in East Asian countries, and the need for and scope of governmental action.

Suggested Citation

  • Koffi-Tessio, Egnonto M. & Homevor, Kpotogbe, 2006. "Assessing Environment in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): A Time Series Estimation," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25481, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:iaae06:25481
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/25481/files/pp060871.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Environmental Economics and Policy;

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ags:iaae06:25481. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/iaaeeea.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.