The Many Paths of Cotton Sector Reform in Eastern and Southern Africa: Lessons from a Decade of Experience
This paper assesses the record of five countries in southern and eastern Africa: Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Mozambique. The paper focuses on the course of reform in each – initial conditions, key elements of the reform, and institutional response to it – and draws lessons for policy makers, donors, and researchers.
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