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Trade & Development Series 23

Effects of Agricultural Liberalisation: Experiences of Rural Producers in Developing Countries

Meenakshi Raman

 

Publisher: TWN
Published year: 2004
Pages:40
ISBN : 983-2729-38-6
Dimensions: 24 cm x 16.5 cm

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About the author

MEENAKSHI RAMAN is presently the Chairperson of Friends of the Earth International (FOEI), which is a global network of environmental groups in 70 countries. She is also Secretary General of Sahabat Alam Malaysia (FOE, Malaysia). Meenakshi has focussed on issues on issues relating to agriculture, trade and environment, intellectual property rights and biodiversity and the impact of corporations on local communities. She is also Legal Advisor to the Consumers' Association of Penang ( CAP) and has represented TWN in many international conferences.

CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION

2 CASES FROM LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

(a) Mexican Farmers Affected by Cheap Imports
(b) Haiti and Rice
(c) Honduras and Rice
(d) Dominican Republic and the Dairy Sector
(e) Jamaica and the Dairy Sector
(f) Uruguay and Milk 3

CASES FROM AFRICA AND ARAB REGIONS

(a) Ghana and Agriculture Food Crops
(i)Competition from subsidized Italian tomato paste
(ii)Urban consumers preference for cheap imports
(iii)Problem of cheap imports of maize and soya

(b) Mozambique and the Cashew Nut Sector
(i)Price reforms
(ii)Marketing reforms
(iii)Privatisation
(iv)Effects of liberalisation

(c) Swaziland and Sugar

(d)Kenya and Wheat

(e)West and Central Africa: Observations from IFAD officials

(f)Near East and North Africa Region 4

CASES FROM THE ASIAN REGION

(a)Globalisation and the Upland Poor

(b)Cases of Cheap Imports Affecting Local Farmers
(i)Asian farmers' associations asking for protection from cheap imports
(ii)Sri Lanka farmers facing competition from imports
(iii)Philippines and poultry sector
(iv)China and impending competition after entry into WTO
(v)India and import of skimmed milk, butter oil and milk powder
(vi)Indonesian farmers affected by cheap imports

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