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Croissance agricole et options d’investissement pour la réduction de la pauvreté en R.D.CONGO : une analyse en équilibre général calculable
[Agriculture Growth and Investments Options for Poverty reduction in D.R. Congo]

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  • Wabenga Yango, James
  • Nlemfu Mukoko, J.Blaise

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This paper examines the implications of agricultural growth on poverty reduction during the period 2013 - 2020. It also poses the problem of the level of investment required to support such growth effort. A dynamic computable general equilibrium model, applied to the case of the DRCongo.

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  • Wabenga Yango, James & Nlemfu Mukoko, J.Blaise, 2014. "Croissance agricole et options d’investissement pour la réduction de la pauvreté en R.D.CONGO : une analyse en équilibre général calculable
    [Agriculture Growth and Investments Options for Poverty r
    ," MPRA Paper 64828, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 05 Jun 2015.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:64828
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    Keywords

    Computable General Equilibrium; poverty; agriculture; productivity exogenous shock;

    JEL classification:

    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • O21 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Planning Models; Planning Policy
    • O55 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa
    • O56 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Oceania

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