SUBSIDIZED FERTILIZER IN THE SAHEL: THAT IS THE QUESTION

Nutrient depletion concerns researchers and policy makers in the Sahel. A village-level programming model determines the size of fertilizer subsidy necessary to encourage farmers to apply the recommended dosage to their millet fields. Results indicate that subsidies would be extremely costly and less than half the expenditures accrue to the farm-household.


Issue Date:
1999
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21650
Total Pages:
9
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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