In recent years Zaire has changed from a net exporter to a
net importer of maize. Four districts of South Central Zaire were
selected to investigate factors which limit the production and the
supply of marketed maize grain in Zaire.
Farmers in this area were interviewed to collect data on...
Rural areas tied to natural resource-based economic activity are encountering
difficulties in preparing for economic growth and development.
An important problem facing local officials of such an area, Union County,
Oregon, is the identification of county characteristics that may induce
the expansion of local businesses and location of new plants....
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation have begun a program aimed at increasing tribal participation in the farming of Reservation lands. This program is viewed by tribal leaders as a means to regain control of Reservation lands for Indians. The purpose of this study was to identify and...