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Agricultural Input Subsidy Programs in Africa: An Assessment of Recent Evidence

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  • Jayne, T.S.
  • Mason, Nicole M.
  • Burke, William J.
  • Ariga, Joshua

This study reviews the evidence regarding the recent wave of smart input subsidy programs in Africa and identifies components of a holistic and sustainable agricultural productivity growth strategy that could improve the contribution of input subsidy programs to African governments’ national development objectives.

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Paper provided by Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics in its series Food Security International Development Working Papers with number 245892.

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