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Cornell University

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Author: Gershon Feder

Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World

Abstract This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book analyzes farm-level data from four low-income sub-Saharan African countries to gain insight into possible reasons for the low adoption of modern productivity-enhancing inputs, such as...

Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World: Challenges and Opportunities

Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing world, where the greatest challenges occur. It...