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Maize, markets & livelihood

Gun Mickels Kokwe

Maize, markets & livelihood

state intervention and agrarian change in Luapala Province, Zambia, 1950-1995

by Gun Mickels Kokwe

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Published by Institute of Development Studies, University of Helsinki in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia,
  • Luapala Province,
  • Lupala Province
    • Subjects:
    • Corn industry -- Zambia -- Luapala Province -- History -- 20th century,
    • Agriculture and state -- Zambia -- Lupala Province -- History -- 20th century,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Zambia -- Luapala Province -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 178-190).

      Other titlesMaize, markets, and livelihood
      StatementGun Mickels Kokwe.
      SeriesInterkont Books ;, 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9049.C8 Z3645 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 194 p. :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL474933M
      ISBN 109518040044
      LC Control Number98199644

      The effects of the food reserve agency on maize market prices in Zambia Book your place now for the last chance to take the course before the end of the year. while at the same time supporting the livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers, traders and vendors. In Zambia, the informal sector is a major source of employment and. In The Struggle for Maize, Elizabeth Fitting explores the competing claims of the GM corn debate in relation to the livelihood struggles of small-scale maize producers, migrants, and maquiladora workers from the southern Tehuacán Valley.

      Increasing the scale of interventions and developing additional holistic livelihood strategies for the target areas, creating linkages with market-based interventions and improvement in access to water, education and healthcare, experimenting with graduation models combined with local savings (VSLAs) were among some of the areas identified for. In Zimbabwe, over 70 percent of the population depends on agriculture for their livelihoods. Climate change is threatening agricultural productivity and exacerbating some of Zimbabwe’s key agricultural challenges: low soil fertility, reliance on rain-fed systems, poorly functioning markets, and farmers’ limited access to credit, knowledge and best practices.

        Maize is cultivated on over 14 lakh hectares across Karnataka. The price of maize that was at ₹1, per quintal in February had slumped to ₹1, per quintal in March.   A woman sells maize at the market in Sidameika Tura, Arsi Negele, Ethiopia. (Photo: Peter Lowe/CIMMYT) Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official views or position of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).


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