Impact of new agricultural technology on farm income distribution and employment

by V. T. Raju

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  • India,
  • West Godavari District.


  • Agricultural innovations -- Economic aspects -- India -- West Godavari District.,
  • Income distribution -- India -- West Godavari District.,
  • Farm income -- India -- West Godavari District.,
  • Agricultural laborers -- Employment -- India -- West Godavari District.

Edition Notes

Study conducted in West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh; covers the period 1967-1971.

StatementV.T. Raju.
LC ClassificationsHD2075.W43 R35 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2824753M
LC Control Number83900163

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New Delhi: National, Agricultural technology can affect smallholder income, labour opportunities for the poor, food prices, environmental sustainability, and linkages with the rest of the rural economy: • Agricultural technology has been a primary factor contributing to increases in farm productivity in developing countries over the past Size: KB.

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The American Journal of Agricultural Economics provides a forum for creative and scholarly work on the economics of agriculture and food, natural resources and the environment, and rural and community development throughout the should demonstrate originality and innovation in analysis, method, or application.

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