ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Farm - Non-Farm Interaction in a Labour Surplus Economy

The growth of the labour-intensive rural non-farm sector is seen as the solution to the problem of rural unemployment. Inter-sectoral linkages between the farm and non-farm sectors are expected to generate this growth, but the inequitable structure of the agrarian economy acts as a constraint Land redistribution is a prerequisite for the expansion of the domestic market for labour-intensive non-farm goods and hence for the development of this sector.

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