Agricultural marketing and peasant-state transfers in Tanzania.

Ellis, F. (1983) Agricultural marketing and peasant-state transfers in Tanzania. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 10 (4). pp. 214-242. ISSN 0306-6150

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Abstract

Examines the way in which the agricultural marketing system acted as a mechanism for transferring resources out of the rural economy in Tanzania over the period 1970 to 1980. Trends in the relationship between producer prices and sales prices of marketed crops are analyzed to generate an estimate of gross resource transfers from peasants to the state. The analysis also identifies the major forces, both internal and external to state marketing institutions, which resulted in a deterioration in the economic efficiency of agricultural marketing and a concomitant steep decline in real returns to marketed agricultural production.-Author

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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