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Strategies for Melanesian agriculture for 2010 : tough choices

Hardaker, John Brian; Fleming, Euan

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A majority of the people in Melanesian countries depend on agriculture for at least a part of their livelihood. In the long-term development of these economies, agriculture will decline in relative importance. Notwithstanding this, by 2010 agriculture must provide the fundamental driving force for long-run economic transformation. 'Although employment will need to be expanded in all major productive sectors in Melanesian economies. only agriculture has the potential for increases in employment...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorHardaker, John Brian
dc.contributor.authorFleming, Euan
dc.date.accessioned2017-11-15T05:01:02Z
dc.date.available2017-11-15T05:01:02Z
dc.identifier.isbn0731519310
dc.identifier.issn0817-0444
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/133685
dc.description.abstractA majority of the people in Melanesian countries depend on agriculture for at least a part of their livelihood. In the long-term development of these economies, agriculture will decline in relative importance. Notwithstanding this, by 2010 agriculture must provide the fundamental driving force for long-run economic transformation. 'Although employment will need to be expanded in all major productive sectors in Melanesian economies. only agriculture has the potential for increases in employment on the scale required. and within the cost constraints prevailing in these capital scarce countries.' 'if Melanesian governments are serious about providing rural employment opportunities. support for the smallholder agricultural sector has to be a vital plank of their employment strategies.'
dc.format.extent162 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT : National Centre for Development Studies, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNational Centre for Development Studies (NCDS). Pacific Policy Papers : No. 13
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPacific 2010
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.subject.ddc338.10993
dc.subject.lcshAgriculture - Economic aspects - Melanesia
dc.subject.lcshMelanesia - Economic conditions
dc.titleStrategies for Melanesian agriculture for 2010 : tough choices
dc.typeBook
local.type.statusPublished version
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dc.provenanceGoogle Books Partner Program
dc.provenancePacific Institute Digitisation Project
CollectionsANU Pacific Institute

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