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
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)
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