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Concluding chapter: the policy agenda

Peter Hazell and Atiqur Rahman

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Reviews what is meant by small farms, and summarises key trends in farm size distributions and off-farm income diversification. Argues that a situation has arisen where policy makers need to ... More


Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Adrienne Monteith Petty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After the Civil War, a reinvigorated group of small farm owners emerged in North Carolina’s Lower Cape Fear region. Former slaves and landless freemen joined the established antebellum yeomanry in ... More


Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Debra Reid and Evan Bennett (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule focuses on America's most-forgotten farmers: black families that cast their lot on their own land and depended on their own labor in a nation that doubted their right to ... More


Changing Fortunes: Biodiversity and Peasant Livelihood in the Peruvian Andes

Karl Zimmerer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520203037
eISBN:
9780520917033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520203037.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Two of the world's most pressing needs—biodiversity conservation and agricultural development in the Third World—are addressed in this multidisciplinary investigation in geography. The book ... More


Is Small Farm-Led Development Still a Relevant Strategy for Africa and Asia?

Peter B. R. Hazell

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The case for smallholder development as a win-win strategy for achieving agricultural growth, poverty reduction, and food security is less clear than it was during the Green Revolution era. The ... More


Corporate agribusiness development and small farms

Martin Evans

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The growing corporate presence in a wider variety of agricultural value chains can open up new opportunities for contract farming to the advantage of smallholders in agriculture, but more ... More


The Economy, 1780–1815

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Sir William Petty (1623–87) is best remembered by Irish economic historians for his estimates of population and income and by geographers for his maps and surveys. In both fields he was a pioneer, ... More


Sharing and Dividing Farm Work

Grey Osterud

in Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the increasing scale and degree of specialization of commercial farms and the trend toward combining off-farm labor with small-scale farming affected the gender division of ... More


Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing an Agriculture of the Middle

Thomas A. Lyson, G. W. Stevenson, and Rick Welsh (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122993
eISBN:
9780262278751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122993.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Agriculture in the United States today increasingly operates in two separate spheres: Large, corporate-connected commodity production and distribution systems; and small-scale farms that market ... More


Introduction

Peter Hazell and Atiqur Rahman

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Introduction reviews arguments for and against investing in small farms and derives key questions that need to be answered. It provides an overview of the book content


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