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Ghana Under Structural Adjustment

the Impact on Agriculture and the Rural Poor

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: April 1992
  • Page count: 268
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 92.II.A.12

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Agriculture is the mainstay of the Ghanaian economy, providing food for its population and accounting for a large part of the nation's foreign exchange earnings. This study looks at rural poverty and food security at the household level in Ghana in terms of the impact of the Government's major structural adjustment programme on smallholder farmers. It traces the impact of macro-economic restructuring on those who live in poverty.