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Sri Lanka promoting agricultural and rural non-farm sector growth.

Sri Lanka promoting agricultural and rural non-farm sector growth.

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Published by Rural Development Unit, South Asia Region, World Bank in [Colombo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Rural development -- Sri Lanka -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Sri Lanka -- Congresses.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Rural conditions -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Report rec"d during a national workshop, held during September 12-14, 2002, at Kandalama, Sri Lanka.

      Edition Notes

      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesDocument of the World Bank
      ContributionsWorld Bank South Asia Regional Office. Rural Development Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN670.8.Z9 C685 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. in 1 :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3338716M
      ISBN 109558908037
      LC Control Number2004329777
      OCLC/WorldCa57432000

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      Fan et al. find a significant impact of public investment on agricultural growth and rural poverty in China either directly by stimulating agricultural production or indirectly by creating improved employment opportunities in the non-farm sector. These support measures were complemented by a gradual build-down of the anti-agriculture bias. Bangladesh Economic Review You Searched For: Keywords: The report outlines some options for promoting growth of the rural non farm sector in Bangladesh. 99 pp. Seller Inventory # and public policy experts. It reviews recent macroeconomic performance in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Book Description.

      Dec 20,  · What's driving the growth of agricultural mechanization in Africa as more people migrate to cities or engage in rural non-farm work. In response, farmers in many parts of Africa have exhibited increased demand for mechanization. Governments can also lower tariffs for imports of spare parts and consider promoting suitable attachments to. Jan 01,  · The Role of Organizations in the Growth of the Rural Non-Farm Sector in Banglasdesh. the rural infrastructure and hence promoting the growth of the rural non-farm sector; and the factors Author: Department For International Development.


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This report examines the constraints to promoting more rapid agricultural, and rural non-farm sector growth, and, reviews the recent performance of the agricultural, and rural non-farm sectors, in particular the non-plantation agricultural sector; scrutinizes the major policy, and regulatory barriers, that hinder a sustained growth in rural.

Sri Lanka - Promoting agricultural and rural non-farm sector growth: Main report (English) Abstract. Economic development has brought about, the decline in contribution of the agricultural sector to the economy of Sri Lanka, and, consistent with this economic.

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Sri Lanka: Promoting agricultural and rural non-farm sector growth. (Report No. CE). Washington, DC: World Bank, Rural Development Unit, South Asia Region. This provides strong evidence against the argument that the rural non-farm sector acts as a refuge of poverty for those lacking opportunities elsewhere.

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The global tea industry reached maturity over a decade ago and is now in a critical period when fundamental changes are taking place in the competitive environment. This paper identifies some of the major strengths and weaknesses of Sri Lanka's tea industry with respect to other major exporters in the world and examines the strategic options of the Sri Lankan government and private tea.

Section 5 concludes by discussing key actions within the agricultural sector that will be needed to stimulate sustainable pro-poor growth. Citation “World Bank. Promoting Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth in Rwanda: Challenges and Opportunities has moved to the center of the development debate in Sri Lanka, partly after the release of.

India Structural Change, the Rural Non-farm Sector, and the Prospects for Agriculture. This paper looks at past and likely future agricultural growth and rural poverty reduction in the context of the overall Indian economy. The growth of India’s economy has accelerated sharply since the late s, but agriculture has not followed.

The rural non-farm sector: issues and evidence contribute to economic growth, rural employment, poverty reduction, and a more spatially balanced population distribution. This paper reviews the literature on the conceptual and empirical rces to promoting the sector, nor be concerned about negative repercussions on the rural non-farm sector.

However, the agriculture sector shrunk to % of GDP in while the proportion of non-agricultural industry achieved 86% of the GDP. A rural enterprise refers to a company registered in the rural areas, was under the responsibility of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural virtuosobs.comcy: Indian rupee (INR) ₹1.

The farm and non-farm sectors- the two components of the rural economy – have been agricultural growth have resulted in the substantial growth in non-farm growing urbanization and global integration lead to the growth of the rural non-farm sector.

Though rural non farm growth is farm- led, with growing urbanization and globalization. Lessons for Sri Lanka’s agricultural development. By the Economist. The World Development Report (WDR) that was launched in Colombo on January 29th had valuable lessons for Sri Lanka’s economy and the development of agriculture.

Rural women in Sri Lanka’s post-conflict rural economy 2 attributed mainly to natural increase. Most females (64%) were working age ( years) compared with 32 percent of the males. The female population over 65 years in the North and East was 4 percent compared to 5 percent of the male.

Some Critical Issues Relating to the Commercialization of Micro Finance Sector in Sri Lanka in Saving and Development No. 2 — -XXVII ; Access to Rural Non-Farm Economic Activities: The Case of Moneragala District in Sri Lanka with virtuosobs.comatne Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics Vol 59 no.4 October- December RURAL NON FARM SECTOR: NATURE, SIGNIFICANCE AND DETERMINANTS The Rural Non-Farm Sector (RNFS) which was long neglected by policy makers has attracted considerable attention in recent years.

There is new found principle factor for growth in. A key debate questions whether growth in rural non-farm employment is a consequence of distress diversification, or because it is 2.

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The contribution of agricultural sector in Sri Lanka is declining dramatically from accounting for 28% Even in rural households, the average income derived from non-farm activities (56%) is much higher than the earnings from farming activities (23%). The average land holding size in Sri Lanka is promoting the sound development of.At the recent launch event for the book, Youth and Jobs in Rural Africa: Beyond Stylized Facts, “Africa doesn't have a youth problem but rather faces the broader challenge of promoting inclusive growth!” As with the earlier questions, the findings on the rural non-farm sector vary by geography; for example, female-led enterprises in.In India, economic opportunities in the non-farm sectorhave also increased.3 A comparative account of the non-farm sector in the rural vis-à-vis the urban sector however, shows significant disparity in terms of its size and growth.4 The lopsided nature of growth of the non-farm sector is causing a problem of rural - .