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Subcontracting Systems and Assistance Programs: Opportunities for Intervention

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  • Mead, Donald C.

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Because of the role which parent firms can play in identifying recipients, in specifying the nature of the assistance needed and in providing some required functions directly themselves in tandem with the activities supported by the aid program, subcontracting systems can provide a particularly cost-effective way of supplying aid to small producers.

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  • Mead, Donald C., 1985. "Subcontracting Systems and Assistance Programs: Opportunities for Intervention," Food Security International Development Working Papers 54747, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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    1. Davies, Stephen P. & Seale, James L., Jr. & Mead, Donald C. & Badr, Mahmoud & Sheikh, Nadia El & Saidi, Abdel Rahman, 1984. "Small Enterprises in Egypt: A Study of Two Governorates," Food Security International Development Working Papers 54755, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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    1. Naseem, Anwar & Kelly, Valerie A., 1999. "Macro Trends and Determinates of Fertilizer Use in Sub-Saharan Africa," Food Security International Development Working Papers 54671, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
    2. repec:lpe:efijnl:199014 is not listed on IDEAS

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