Evidence on the impact of monopoly maize markets on smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa

This report aims to determine the state of the literature, in terms of quantitative and qualitative evidence, for this topic

Abstract

This paper is based on extensive research pertaining to monopsony maize markets and the economic impact of these markets on smallholder farmers. Specifically, this review focuses on the impact of state owned maize marketing boards and parastatal food agencies and their impact on smallholder maize farmers.

Citation

Doyle, A. Evidence on the impact of monopoly maize markets on smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. EPS PEAKS, UK (2015) 22p

Evidence on the impact of monopoly maize markets on smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa

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