subsidies

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- Nazaire Houssou, Xinshen Diao, and Shashi Kolavalli

Increasing agricultural mechanization has long been of interest to many African countries. Constrained by the limited area that can be cultivated through the use of the hand hoe and its association with perceptions of primitiveness and drudgery,...

- Channing Arndt, Karl Pauw, and James Thurlow

We estimate the impact of Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Program using an economywide approach. We find potentially substantial net benefits with indirect benefits accounting for about two-fifths of total benefits. Due to these indirect...

- Samuel Benin

Use of mechanization in African agriculture has returned strongly to the development agenda, particularly following the recent high food prices crisis. Many developing country governments—including Ghana, the case study of this paper—...

- Fousseini Traore

"The impact of the United States' and the European Union's subsidies on world cotton price has been an important subject in recent years. This paper examines the impact that the removal of these subsidies would have on Malian economy...

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