Agricultural productivity and food security in the developing world

The study reveals the contribution of increased agricultural productivity in food security in the developing countries. An intensive literature review is conducted in writing the article. It has depicted the different productivity measures in agriculture and their relative uses. It explains several non-conventional production factors influencing agricultural productivity growth along with conventional production factors. It also explains how increased agricultural productivity is linked with food security, rural livelihood as well as rural poverty reduction. Finally it demonstrates why increased agricultural productivity is necessary for developing countries including Sub-Saharan Africa and it also provides a few policy options to increase agricultural productivity in developing countries.


Issue Date:
2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/196764
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/196764
Published in:
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, 35, 1-2
Page range:
53-69
JEL Codes:
Q1
Series Statement:
Volume 35
1-2




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