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Poverty among Cotton Producers : Evidence from West and Central Africa

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  • Clarence Tsimpo
  • Quentin Wodon

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World cotton prices have been declining in the past decade and farmers in West and Central Africa have been especially hard hit. This has led to heated policy debates and difficult trade-offs for governments, as their desire to help producers is constrained by the need to avoid large subsidies that could lead to important budget deficits and ultimately threaten macro-economic stability and future growth. Using very simple statistical analysis, this short dissemination note shows how newly available household surveys have permitted the estimation of measures of poverty among cotton producers in West and Central Africa, as well as simulations of the impact that changes in producer prices may have on poverty.
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  • Clarence Tsimpo & Quentin Wodon, 2007. "Poverty among Cotton Producers : Evidence from West and Central Africa," World Bank Other Operational Studies 9555, The World Bank.
  • Handle: RePEc:wbk:wboper:9555
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    1. Jocelyne Delarue & Sandrine Mesplé-Somps & Jean-David Naudet & Anne-Sophie Robilliard, 2009. "The Sikasso Paradoxe: Cotton and Poverty in Mali," Working Papers DT/2009/09, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
    2. repec:dau:papers:123456789/4303 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. World Bank, 2008. "Africa Development Indicators 2007," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 12363, July.
    4. repec:wbk:wbpubs:12362 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    Health; Nutrition and Population - Population Policies Poverty Reduction - Rural Poverty Reduction Economic Theory and Research Macroeconomics and Economic Growth - Markets and Market Access Crops and Crop Management Systems Agriculture;

    JEL classification:

    • Q12 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

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