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The effects of the Nicaraguan agricultural policy: review of peasant responsiveness to an agrarian revolution (1979-1990)


, : The effects of the Nicaraguan agricultural policy: review of peasant responsiveness to an agrarian revolution (1979-1990). Tijdschrift voor Sociaal Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek van de Landbouw 5(4): 303-327

The Nicaraguan land reform process has been accompanied by a great variety of continuously changing policies. The article argues that agricultural policies perform a vital function within the strategy of rural transformation. The management of relative prices is of vital importance for a successful and sustainable land reform.

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