The intercropping of smallholder coconuts in Western Samoa : an analysis using multi-stage linear programming
Burgess, Richard John
The village agricultural sector of Western Samoa holds a key
position in the country's economy, commanding the majority of the productive
resources and providing a large proportion of export earnings.
Present trends however show declining export earnings and an exodus of
younger males from village agriculture into wage employment in Apia
and through migration to New Zealand. Trends are seen to reflect
declining returns per manday in traditional production systems.
A modern systematic...[Show more]
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