Modern agricultural techniques have revolutionised the economies of the developing world, and not always for the better. This book explores what happens to the people.
What does this book cover?
Agricultural Development and Economic Transformation: Promoting Growth with Poverty Reduction (Palgrave Studies in Agricultural Economics and Food Policy) is a sequel to John Mellor’s celebrated study of The Economics of Agricultural Development. It looks at the impact that changes in land tenure systems have had on the food security, employment and overall welfare of the people who live in developing nations, on a class-by-class basis.
Important factors of the analysis include:
About the Author
John W. Mellor is the president of policy consulting form John Mellor Associates and serves as Professor Emeritus at Cornell University. He has been, at different times in his career, Associate Director and Acting Director of Cornell’s Center for International Studies, Chief Economist of the United States Agency for International Development and Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute.
In Agricultural Development and Economic Transformation, he presents an insightful view of burgeoning economies.