chapter  15
17 Pages

Optimizing the Role of the Private Sector in the Agricultural and Rural Development of LDCs: Action Recommendations

WithSimon Williams

The policy recommendations covered in Chapter 14 have two basic objectives: to overcome the barriers to major increases in private sector investment in agribusiness in the Third World; and to ensure that existing and new investors take a position that allows local management to integrate commercial objectives and outreach to the needs of the rural people impacted, as a pragmatic as well as a philosophical matter.