1. A beginning text presenting current knowledge of the economic principles of agricultural development. Designed for a first year course in agricultural development. Presents an integrated theory for less developed nations.
  2. This book is an updated version of ODI working paper #81. It is an expanded literature review which considers the different and changing roles of the public and private sectors in agricultural service provision. Specifically, it addresses: Agricultural research, agricultural extension, rural...
  3. The world's demand for food is expected to double within the next 50 years, while the natural resources that sustain agriculture will become increasingly scarce, degraded, and vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In many poor countries, agriculture accounts for at least 40 percent of GDP...
  4. Ressource principale Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of persistent poverty, rapid population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, and considers the implications of globalization for agriculture, poverty,...
  5. For traditional agriculture to become a productive sector of the economy in the developing countries requires the kind of analysis that has been given to industrialization. Mr. Schultz concentrates here on the economic problem confronting traditional agriculture. He presents a theoretical...