Food Marketing and Pricing Policy in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Survey

@article{Jayne1997FoodMA,
  title={Food Marketing and Pricing Policy in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Survey},
  author={T. S. Jayne and S. Jones},
  journal={World Development},
  year={1997},
  volume={25},
  pages={1505-1527}
}
  • T. S. Jayne, S. Jones
  • Published 1997
  • Economics
  • World Development
  • Abstract This article surveys the empirical record of grain marketing and pricing policy in Eastern and Southern Africa over 1930–1995. The paper addresses five key issues with major implications for food policy throughout Africa: (a) why the anticipated supply response to market liberalization has not yet occurred; (b) why the common assumption of state taxation of farmers to support a cheap food policy does not apply in most of the countries in the region; (c) why the temporary successes of… CONTINUE READING
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