Corporate and Cooperative Solutions for the Agrarian Crisis in Developing Countries Sripad Motiram and Vamsi Vakulabharanam

This article discusses credit and marketing arrangements for small farmers in developing countries. The authors draw on the mixed experience with agricultural cooperatives in developing countries to present the design of a credit and marketing cooperative. The authors argue that in conjunction with other state policies, this arrangement works better for small farmers than other alternatives, in particular corporate ones.

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