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Farm diversification and market inclusion in East Europe and Central Asia

Hrabrin Bachev ()

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This paper presents issues and challenges for farm and enterprise diversification and integration of small scale farmers into value chains in East Europe and Central Asia (EECA). First, it discuses context and approaches to agricultural and rural income diversification. Second, it assesses the extent of agricultural diversification in EECA. Third, it identifies issues, challenges and lessons learnt of the integration of small farmers into agricultural value chains in the region. Forth, it outlines options and areas of intervention to foster diversification and market inclusion of smallholders in EECA. Finally, it concludes with recommendations for improvement of public policies and international assistance.

Keywords: farm and income diversification; smallholders market inclusion; East European and Central Asian farming transformation; agrarian policies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q17 Q13 P27 R12 Q12 Q18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-agr, nep-cwa and nep-tra
Date: 2012-01-02
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