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The economic background to agricultural policy.

Edith H. Whetham

The economic background to agricultural policy.

by Edith H. Whetham

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
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Feedback: After Reading these ICAR eCourse, please give your feedback for improve of the e-Course contents on this website. Disclaimer: The information on this website does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the course-ware contents. The contents are provided free for noncommercial purpose such as teaching, training. Agricultural economics - Agricultural economics - Land, output, and yields: Only a small fraction of the world’s land area—about one-tenth—may be considered arable, if arable land is defined as land planted to crops. Less than one-fourth of the world’s land area is in permanent meadows and pastures. The remainder is either in forests or is not being used for agricultural purposes.

Agricultural input subsidies were a major feature of agricultural development policies in rural economies from the s to s. The theoretical case for agricultural subsidies is based on their promotion of agricultural productivity by making investment in new technologies more attractive to smallholder farmers. If market failures mean that farmers’ private input costs are higher than. This book integrates the legal, economic and political concepts and ideas that guided U.S. agricultural policy from colonial settlement to the 21st century, and it applies those concepts to the policy issues agriculture will face over the next generation. The book is organized into three sections.

This book provides useful information about Urban Agriculture, which includes the production of crops in small to large lots, vertical production on walls, windows, rooftops, urban gardens, farmer's markets, economic models of urban gardening, peri-urban agricultural systems, and spatial planning and evolution of the land uses. Introduction to the application of economic concepts and tools to the analysis and evaluation of public policies. Economic approaches to policy evaluation derived from welfare economics. Social benefit-cost analysis described and illustrated through applications to current agricultural and natural resource policy .


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