chapter  25
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THE ECONOMICS OF MARKETING REFORM: MEASURES AND PROPOSALS (I)

Apart from the establishment of the marketing boards there have in recent years been other official measures, as well as numerous proposals for others, designed to alter the structure of the marketing of West African produce. This part of the study reviews certain measures and recommendations which stem from influential opinions on marketing reform in West Africa and elsewhere. Some of the proposals bear on the import trade and internal trade, as well as on the export trade, with reference to which they are usually advanced.