Newman, Margaret; LeFranc, Elsie R-M.
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Institute of Social and Economic Research
The small farm sub-sector: Is there life after structural adjustment?
LeFranc, Elsie R-M.
Consequences of structural adjustment: A review of the Jamaican experience
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Considers the effects of structural adjustment policies on the small farmers during the period 1980-91. Study was conducted in northwestern Clarendon using the following methods: participant observations, census, small farmer survey and case studies. Shows that the impact of structural adjustment policies on small farmers have been minimal as they have in place safety net mechanisms to cope with various difficulties.....