Income sources of malnourished people in rural areas

Microlevel information and policy implications

This research is stimulated by the preliminary insight that rural households, even if they are poor and/or located in so-called subsistence-oriented regions, are dependent on a variety of farm, nonfarm, and nonagricultural income sources. The scale and nature of these income sources and their relationship to the major economic sectors (agriculture, rural manufacturing, and services), through backward and forward linkages, need to be better understood for priority setting in development policy.

Author: 
von Braun, Joachim, ed.
Pandya-Lorch, Rajul, ed.
Published date: 
1991
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Series number: 
5
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