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    • Asset, Activity, and Income Diversification Among African Agriculturalists: Some Practical Issues 

      Barrett, Christopher B.; Reardon, Thomas (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2000-03)
      This paper starts from the premise that diversification of assets, activities, and incomes is important to African rural households, in that diversification into nonfarm income constitutes on average about 45 percent of ...
    • Heterogeneous Constraints, Incentives And Income Diversification Strategies In Rural Africa 

      Barrett, Christopher B.; Bezuneh, Mesfin; Clay, Daniel C.; Reardon, Thomas (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2001-01)
      A burgeoning recent literature emphasizes livelihood diversification among smallholder populations (Chambers and Conway 1992, Davies 1993, Ellis 1998, Bryceson 1999, Ellis 2000, Little et al. 2001). While definitions vary ...