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Structural adjustment and rural labour markets in Africa

Structural adjustment and rural labour markets in Africa

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Labor market -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies.,
    • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Vali Jamal.
      ContributionsJamal, Vali., World Employment Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5837.A6 S735 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 186 p. ;
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1106482M
      ISBN 100312124325
      LC Control Number94031706

      labour market may influence the informal market. In contrast, a growth of the rural sectors, especially agriculture is expected to have a positive impact on rural wage rate and earnings. These hypotheses will, therefore, be examined. Labour retrenchment associated with privatization, which is an integral part ofFile Size: 95KB. STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMS AND THE LABOUR MARKET IN MALAWI WC/06/99 Ephraim W. Chirwa University of Malawi and Wadonda Consult University of Malawi Chancellor College, Department of Economics P.O. Box , Zomba, Malawi Tel: () Fax: () Working Paper No. WC/06/99 June File Size: KB.

      Books "Market Institutions and Sub-Saharan Africa: Theory and Evidence", MIT Press, pp., January , ISBN I "Rural Poverty, Risk, and Development", Elgar Publishing, pp., December , ISBN I Articles and book chapters "Anonymity or Distance? Get this from a library! Agricultural labour markets and structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa. [Lawrence D Smith; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Policy Analysis Division.].

      Downloadable! Since the s, the majority of countries in the MENA region facing severe exchange shortages have had to adopt policies directed towards stabilization and structural adjustment of their economies. Employment expansion and the structure and function of labor markets in these economies has been closely tied to the nature of the adjustment programs pursued. In doing so, the relationship between economic decline, structural adjustment and ethnic clashes is explored. The central focus of the discussion is on the problem of rural ethnicity, a much neglected dimension of the political economy of ethnicity in Nigeria.


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About this book Based on case studies of Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zambia, the book examines the changes in rural labour markets as a result of a decade of structural adjustment programmes. These programmes were meant to shift relative prices in favour of the agricultural sector, and, within the agricultural sector, in favour of export crops.

Structural Adjustment and Rural Labour Markets in Africa Jamal, V. (Ed) () Based on case studies of Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zambia, the book examines the changes in rural labour markets as a result of a decade of structural adjustment programmes. Based on case studies of Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zambia, the book examines the changes in rural labour markets as a result of a decade of structural adjustment programmes.

These programmes were meant to shift relative prices in favour of the agricultural sector, and, within the agricultural sector, in favour of export crops.

rural poverty Abstract: This book traces the impact of structural adjustment policies upon the incomes and welfare of Africa's peasant farmers who currently operate at very low levels of productivity of both land and labour, and are confronted with low household income and inadequate food by: Structural Adjustment and Rural Labour Markets in Africa (The ILO Studies Series) Structural adjustment and rural labour markets in Sierra Leone.

John Weeks, Rural Employment Policy Research Programme. International Labour Office, - 41 pages. Structural adjustment and the welfare of rural smallholders: a comparative analysis from sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. The direction and level of changes in real incomes brought about by structural adjustment are determined by a variety of factors, including sources of income, patterns of expenditures, and movements in relative prices in the wake of by: Book Description.

This title was first published in Bringing together geographers, planners, political scientists, economists, rural development specialists, bankers, public administrators and other development experts, this volume questions the benefits of Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs). The experience of the rural sector in Zambia is examined, emphasizing the impact of adjustment policies on rural labour markets.

The report begins by examining Zambia's unique economic structure and the extreme dependence of the country on copper production for export as well as the implications of this policy for the rural by: Rural labour in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Editors Deborah Bryceson, intensified labour mobility and flexibility, straddled urban and rural residences, and flooded labour markets. The state and market influences on the rural family and village community are also examined. Gender and Structural Adjustment in Nigerian Hausaland. Structural transformation to boost youth labour demand in sub-Saharan Africa: The role of agriculture, rural areas and territorial development ‎pdf - MB‎ This paper explores the opportunities that economic diversification offers to foster structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa while absorbing the growing youth labour force and Cited by: 1.

Abstract. Over the years, many analysts have despaired of the effects of structural adjustment on the economies of sub-Saharan Africa: the ability of these economies to respond positively to exposure to market liberalisation has been weak and by: Structural Adjustment and Rural Employment in Tanzania.

Professor Manfred Bienefeld. Paper submitted to ILO EMP/RU project on Structural Adjustment. and Rural Labour Markets in Five African Countries. 7 November Indeed, if Africa could leverage its primary commodities to industrialise through value addition and succeed in linking the commodity sector to the rest of the economy, the 21st century could very well be Africa's.

Click below to view: 1. Original article by Shantayanan Devarajan, “Structural Adjustment Programmes Worked in Africa" Size: KB. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Towards Social Adjustment: Labour Market Issues in Structural Adjustment, edited with V. Tokman (Geneva: ILO, ). Details Unemployment and Labour Market Flexibilitv: Finland, with R. Lilja and T. Santamäki-Vuori (Geneva: ILO, ).

Impact of Structural Adjustment Policy on the Energy Crisis and the Environment: A Gender Comparative Study of Rural and Urban Households "The major objective of the study was to analyse the impact of the structural Adjustment Programmes (SAP) on household energy among the rural and urban dwellers in Uganda.

Labor markets in an era of adjustment: case studies (English) Abstract. This volume is one of two volumes resulting from a large research project undertaken by the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank.

This volume includes twelve case studies that examine the effects of adjustment on labour markets in developing Cited by: 4. Bienefeld, M. “Structural adjustment and Tanzania's peasantry: Assessing the likely long-term impact,” in V. Jamal (ed.), Structural Adjustment and Rural Labour Markets in Africa (pp.

88–). London: The Macmillan Series of ILO Studies, Macmillan Press. Google ScholarCited by: Analysis - Carlos Lopes, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, disputes the claim that structural adjustment programmes are responsible for Africa's success story. Stimulating Growth in Africa.

African nations are experiencing unfavorable balance of trade. Proponents of structural adjustment see this problem as one of excess demand, and designed SAP based on a demand-management philosophy. However, the African .Structural transformation to boost youth labour demand in sub-Saharan Africa: The role of agriculture, rural areas and territorial development / Bruno Losch; International Labour Office, Employment Policy Department, Employment and Labour Market Policies Branch.

- Geneva: ILO, Structural adjustment and market liberalization policies of the past 15 years have accelerated deagrarianization in sub-Saharan Africa. Peasant producers have veered away from production of traditional export crops and commercial staple foods in rural areas remote from roads and urban by: