EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Smallholder Income Diversification in Zambia: The Way Out of Poverty?

Arne Bigsten () and Sven Tengstam ()

No 54490, Food Security Collaborative Working Papers from Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Abstract: This paper investigates the relationship between income diversification and income change within Zambian smallholder households, and investigates what the constraints of income diversification are in this group. A panel data set of roughly 7000 smallholder farmer households interviewed in 2001 and 2004 is used. Different combinations of the four main income generating activities – farm income, agricultural wage work, non-agricultural wagework, and own-business income – are analyzed.

Keywords: Farm Management; Food Security and Poverty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/54490/files/wp_31.pdf (application/pdf)

Related works:
Working Paper: Smallholder Income Diversification in Zambia: The Way Out of Poverty? (2008) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ags:midcwp:54490

DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.54490

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in Food Security Collaborative Working Papers from Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by AgEcon Search ().

 
Page updated 2019-12-05
Handle: RePEc:ags:midcwp:54490