Production Relations in Semi‐Arid African Agriculture

Hans Binswanger, John McIntire and Chris Udry

in The Economic Theory of Agrarian Institutions

Published in print December 1991 | ISBN: 9780198287629
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191595912 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 Production Relations in Semi‐Arid African Agriculture

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In this chapter, the authors depart from the presumption of densely populated economies and start from an isolated, land‐abundant, semi‐arid economy; they study its special institutional features and show how they change with changes in demographic factors and opportunities of external trade.

Keywords: herding; livestock tenancy; migration; semi‐arid lands; trade; transhumance

Chapter.  9653 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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