The Political Economy of Pro-Poor Livestock Policymaking in Vietnam

  title={The Political Economy of Pro-Poor Livestock Policymaking in Vietnam},
  author={Tuong Vu},
  • T. Vu
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
This paper presents a case study of how livestock policies are made and implemented in a national context, and how they can be improved to better serve the interests of the poor. Livestock is a sector with a great potential for growth compared to other sectors in agriculture. However, appropriate policies and institutions that allow the poor to tap this growth potential may not exist or may be inadequate. In some cases, existing policies may actually hinder the poor from doing so. The study… 
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