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Domestic versus export markets : challenging the holy grail


Document type: policy_doc
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Abstract: The fascination for globalizing agricultural markets dominates the development agenda. In many developing countries however, domestic markets are growing, and offer significantly more potential than export-oriented chains, in terms of their contributions to the local economy, food security and poverty alleviation. This Policy Brief argues for an increased focus on domestic market development, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.
Authors: Delnoye, R. , Mangnus, E.
Series Title: Policy Brief : Food Security
Category: Policy
Serial number: 1
Keywords: agriculture , food , markets
Language: eng
Organization: KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
PAGE: 4
Place: Amsterdam
Publisher: Royal Tropical Institute
Year: 2012
Region: Africa South of Sahara
Right: © 2012 Royal Tropical Institute
Subject: Economic Development and Trade
Title: Domestic versus export markets : challenging the holy grail