Effects of panterritorial pricing policy for maize in Tanzania.

This paper deals with Tanzania’s policy on maize production and marketing in recent years, focusing on its panterritorial pricing policy of setting a uniform price for the country, regardless of location or transport costs. After having played a useful role toward achieving regional equality and diversified production, this pricing policy began to have some adverse effects of its own creation, and eventually the whole system was plagued with soaring operational costs.

Author: 
Suzuki, Yuriko.
Bernard, Andrew.
Published date: 
1987
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Series number: 
8
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