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• Factors Limiting Smallholder Cattle Commercialization in Zambia

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  • Lubungu, Mary
  • Sitko, Nicholas J.
  • Hichaambwa, Munguzwe

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Beef markets are highly seasonal, thinly traded, and extremely concentrated. The combination of these factors limits the effectiveness of cattle markets to achieve transformation impacts on rural poverty reduction.

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  • Lubungu, Mary & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe, 2016. "• Factors Limiting Smallholder Cattle Commercialization in Zambia," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 234946, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:midcpb:234946
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.234946
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    1. Saul Ngarava & Mzwanele Phetshe & Abbyssinia Mushunje, 2019. "Market Awareness and Participation for Cattle Farmers in the Kaonafatso ya Dikgomo (KyD) Scheme in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa," Agriculture, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 9(10), pages 1-12, October.

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    Agricultural and Food Policy; Livestock Production/Industries;

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