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Improving Smallholder and Agri-Business Opportunities in Zambia’s Cotton Sector: Key Challenges and Options

Thomas Jayne ()

No 54456, Food Security Collaborative Working Papers from Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Abstract: The purpose of this note is to identify underlying causes and characteristics of the current crisis facing the industry and to propose a set of actions for further consideration by industry, government, and analysts. Because of the current crisis, this note focuses on actions that can be taken in the short- and medium-term. The final section also considers strategies to improve the industry's viability over a long-run time frame.

Keywords: Agribusiness; Crop Production/Industries (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2000
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