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close this bookAgricultural Growth Linkages in Sub-Saharan Africa - Research Report 107 - Abstract (IFPRI, 1998, 4 p.)
close this folderAGRICULTURAL GROWTH LINKAGES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
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View the documentAFRICAN RURAL GROWTH LINKAGES ARE HIGHER THAN EXPECTED
View the documentTRADABLE GOODS VERSUS NONTRADABLES
View the documentAS INCOMES RISE, DEMAND FOR FOOD REMAINS HIGH
View the documentWIDESPREAD INCOME GROWTH IS KEY
View the documentTHE POOR ALSO SHARE IN GROWTH

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CHRISTOPHER L. DELGADO, JANE HOPKINS, AND VALERIE A. KELLY

WITH PETER HAZELL, ANNA A. McKENNA, PETER GRUHN, BEHJAT HOJJATI, JAYSHREE SIL, AND CLAUDE COURBOIS

How much extra net income growth can be had in rural areas of Africa by increasing the spending power of local households? The answer depends on how rural house-holds spend increments to income, whether the items desired can be imported to the local area in response to increased demand, and, if not, whether increased demand will lead to new local production or simply to price rises. For every dollar in new farm income earned, at least one additional dollar could be realized from growth multipliers, according to Agricultural Growth Linkages in Sub-Saharan Africa, Research Report 107, by Christopher L. Delgado, Jane Hopkins, and Valerie A. Kelly, with Peter Hazell, Anna A. McKenna, Peter Gruhn, Behjat Hojjati, Jayashree Sil, and Claude Courbois.