Agricultural Reforms and Rural Poverty: The case of the peanut industry in Senegal

Agricultural Reforms and Rural Poverty: The case of the peanut industry in Senegal
3 pages

Authors
Gaye, Matar

Publication date
14 Jun 2008

Publisher
Oxfam International

Series
From Poverty to Power

Type
Case study

The peanut industry is a pillar of the agriculture sector and rural economy in Senegal. Its decline following policy reforms in the production support and marketing systems creates serious hardship for small farmers and exacerbate poverty in rural areas.

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