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Agricultural dilemmas of Mexico: reflections of a policy maker


, : Agricultural dilemmas of Mexico: reflections of a policy maker. Monographs in Economic Anthropology ( 7): 85-98

Many of the agricultural dilemmas now facing Mexico, which has for decades followed a bimodal development strategy, are described. Sections look at: the challenges to Mexican agriculture; bimodal vs. unimodal agricultural development; agrarian reform; the employment problem; ecology; food vs. feed production; the urban bias; and comparative advantage versus food self sufficiency.

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