Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Analysing Jamaica’s agricultural situation – Part 1

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The context of this four part series will be done based on my reading of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Report of July 2017 titled “Analysis of Agricultural Policy in Jamaica”...

n my previous article I opined that the lack of structured, flexible agricultural loans is one of the problems affecting agricultural productivity within the Livestock sub-sector. The conclusion was mad e by comparing the loan incubation periods in Jamaica (roughly three to six months) to the countries of India and Australia (2-3 years) for livestock projects..

In this article, we will discuss some possible reasons for the failure of small and medium size farmers growing to full commercial operations..”

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