Small Farmers and the Transition to Non-traditional Agriculture in Guanacaste , Costa Rica

  • Carmen Alvarez Torres B. A. Political
  • Published 2011


Many government officials and policy-makers in developing countries support the adoption of non-traditional export crops among peasant farmers as a way of promoting economic development in the rural sector and providing new production alternatives for the rural poor. Nonetheless, these policy initiatives many times fail because the small producers are not… (More)

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