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Agriculture and the Policy Environment: Zambia and Zimbabwe

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  • Doris J. Jansen
  • Andrew Rukovo

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The paper examines the effect of differing policies in the post-independence period on the agricultural and overall economic performance of Zambia and Zimbabwe. It focuses on the interaction between macroeconomic and agricultural policy reforms. It shows that macro and micro reforms need to be closely linked and that both are critical to sectoral performance. The paper identifies a number of reform options and examines their sequencing at the national and agricultural level. Such reform will greatly improve the performance of the Zambian and Zimbabwean agricultural sectors, enhancing food security, employment and economic growth ... Cette étude examine les effets des différentes politiques mises en oeuvre après l'indépendance ainsi que les performances de l'agriculture et de l'ensemble de l'économie en Zambie et au Zimbabwe. Elle souligne l'interaction entre les réformes macro-économiques et agricoles ainsi que la nécessité d'une coordination étroite entre macro et micro réformes car ces dernières ont une grande importance pour les résultats sectoriels. L'étude identifie plusieurs types de réformes et envisage leur rythme d'application sur le plan national et agricole. Une telle politique de réforme permettrait d'améliorer considérablement les rendements des secteurs agricoles en Zambie et au Zimbabwe en renforçant la sécurité alimentaire, l'emploi et la croissance économique ...

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  • Doris J. Jansen & Andrew Rukovo, 1992. "Agriculture and the Policy Environment: Zambia and Zimbabwe," OECD Development Centre Working Papers 74, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:devaaa:74-en
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    1. Poulton, Colin & Kydd, Jonathan & Wiggins, Steve & Dorward, Andrew, 2006. "State intervention for food price stabilisation in Africa: Can it work?," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 342-356, August.
    2. Robinson, Peter & Govereh, Jones & Ndlela, Daniel, 2007. "Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Zambia," Agricultural Distortions Working Paper 48516, World Bank.

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