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Policy implications of household grain marketing and storage decisions in Zimbabwe


, : Policy implications of household grain marketing and storage decisions in Zimbabwe. Southern Africa: food security policy options Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference on Food Security Research in Southern Africa, 1-5 November, 1987: 329-358

Information on the nature and seasonality of farm household grain transactions and income sources in Zimbabwe is employed to assess: (1) the basis for improved national forecasts of grain deliveries, (2) marketing activities and market access within communal areas, (3) factors affecting the demand for grain in rural areas, and (4) distributional aspects of government grain policies.

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