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Understanding poverty in cash-crop agro-forestry systems: Evidence from Ghana and Ethiopia

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This paper examines the linkages between cash-crop income and other dimensions of poverty to interrogate assumptions regarding the relationship between agricultural income and poverty alleviation. The analysis treats poverty as a multi-dimensional and socially disaggregated phenomenon. The paper employs a mixed methods approach to case studies of Ghana and Ethiopia to explore two critical issues. First, how income from cash crops is linked with other dimensions of poverty. Second, how income ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.07.021

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Subgroup:
Environmental Change Institute
Oxford college:
St Cross College
ORCID:
0000-0002-5020-7830
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Subgroup:
Environmental Change Institute
ORCID:
0000-0002-5238-0936
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Subgroup:
Environmental Change Institute
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Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Ecological Economics Journal website
Volume:
154
Pages:
31-41
Publication date:
2018-08-03
Acceptance date:
2018-07-27
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ISSN:
0921-8009
Pubs id:
pubs:904458
URN:
uri:55599c19-d5c5-414f-8bfa-e7eb0a07eb54
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uuid:55599c19-d5c5-414f-8bfa-e7eb0a07eb54
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