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Agricultural research, livelihoods, and poverty: Studies of economic and social impacts in six countries

Edited by Michelle Adato and Ruth Meinzen-Dick

No 978-0-8018-8721-6 in IFPRI books from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Abstract: Those who study global poverty and ways to reduce it face a perennial set of questions: Do advances in knowledge, research, and technology make a real difference in the lives of poor people? What effect does research have on the poor? Who benefits? The contributors to Agricultural Research, Livelihoods, and Poverty shed light on these questions through a collection of case studies that explore the types of impact that agricultural research has had on livelihoods and poverty in low-income countries.

Keywords: Bangladesh; China; India; Kenya; Mexico; Zimbabwe; South Asia; East Asia; East Africa; Southern Africa; Africa south of Sahara; Africa; Asia; Agricultural research; Agriculture; Poverty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
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