Agrarian policies in Central America / edited by Wim Pelupessy and Ruerd Ruben

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Subjects: Agriculture and state--Central America
Agriculture--Economic aspects--Central America
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xi, 209 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables
List of Figures
Notes on the Contributors
Preface
1. A Critical Appraisal of Agrarian Policies in Central America / Wim Pelupessy, Ruerd Ruben 1
2. Institutional Constraints and Internal Dynamics of Land Reform in El Salvador and Taiwan / Wim Pelupessy 17
3. Comparative Advantage of Food Crops under Structural Adjustment in Nicaragua / Richard Eberlin 44
4. Agrarian Policy Responsiveness of Small Farmers in Costa Rica / Peter C. Roebeling, Fernando Saenz, Edmundo Castro 76
5. Towards Sustainable Land Use at the Agrarian Frontier in Nicaragua / Jan P. de Groot 103
6. Soil Conservation Practices and Farmers' Adoption Strategies in Costa Rica / Ruerd Ruben, Jos Vaessen 127
7. The Impact of Financial Reform on Rural Credit in Central America / Arie Sanders, Cor J. Wattel 144
8. Rural Off-Farm Employment and Food Security Policies in Honduras / Ruerd Ruben, Harry Clemens 170
Bibliography 189
Index 203
Additional Authors: Pelupessy, Wim
Ruben, Ruerd
Notes: LCCN: 99033838
ISBN: 0312224265 (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-202) and index
OCLC Number: 41601203
ISBN/ISSN: 0312224265