01 May Out of Step? Agricultural Policy and Afghan Livelihoods
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|Theme||Social Protection and Livelihoods|
|Date of Publication||May 01, 2004|
This paper argues that agricultural and livelihoods policies and programmes would benefit from stepping back and examining how rural Afghans have supported themselves for the last two decades. Farmers weigh a number of risks and are impacted by international and regional markets, and agricultural policies and programmes must become more in tune with these to maximise their support of rural livelihoods.