How Much Employment Can Rapid Agricultural Growth Generate?

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Rapid Employment Growth and Poverty Reduction: Sectoral Policies in Rwanda

This publication should be read in the context of six other publications in this series. It provides the input and commodity composition for achieving a high growth rate in agriculture and details of the strategy for achieving such a growth rate. That strategy is in the context of the Government of Rwanda’s basic emphasis on commercialization and intensification as the twin pillars of accelerated agricultural growth and the commodity priorities delineated by the Parliament. The publication proceeds from determining the components of a high agricultural growth rate to calculating the impact of that growth on...

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