The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide
Alston, Julian M.; Babcock, Bruce A.; Pardey, Philip G.
Iowa State University, The Midwest Agribusiness Trade Research and Information Center (MATRIC)
In this book we assemble a range of evidence from a range of sources with a view to developing an improved understanding of recent trends in agricultural productivity around the world. The fundamental purpose is to better understand the nature of the long-term growth in the supply of food and its principal determinants. We pursue this purpose from two perspectives. One is from a general interest in the world food situation in the long run. The other is from an interest in the implications of U.S. and global productivity patterns for U.S. agriculture.
Geographic Coverage: South Africa, Southern Africa
Keywords: Africa, Agricultural Productivity, Agricultural Research, Argentina, Asia, Australia, Canada, Central Europe, China, Crop Yields, Eastern Europe, Europe, Former Soviet Union, India, Indonesia, Latin America, Multifactor Productivity, New Zealand, Productivity, South Africa, Southern Africa, United Kingdom, United States, World