Resources endowment, income distribution and needs for techno-logies among peri-urban smallholders in the Gambia
作者: Tollens E.Kamuanga M.Somda J.
刊名: Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 2006, Vol.10 (3), pp.229-236
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关键词: Peri-urban agricultureProduction resourcesIncomeTechnology needsThe Gambia
原始语种摘要: One reason of the modest adoption of improved technologies by smallholder farmers is that the majority of them are resource constrained. Structural constraints at the households level and institutional weaknesses have often prevented most of the farmers from joining the economic development process. This study analyses the production resources in relation with the income and the needs for improved technologies of the peri-urban farm households in The Gambia. The results are compelling. The majority of the production resources are owned by small fraction of the smallholders. As a consequence, their income is higher and mostly derived from agriculture, while the poor-resource households rely on a relatively wide variety of activities to compensate their low income. The poor-resource...
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  • income 收入
  • endowment 捐赠
  • urban 城市
  • resources 资源
  • needs 需要品
  • adoption 采纳
  • institutional 惯例的
  • expertise 专家评价
  • among 在当中
  • improved 改进