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GTAP Resource #4496

"Impact of EU agricultural policy on developing countries: A Uganda case study"
by Boysen, Ole, Hans Grinsted Jensen and Alan Matthews


Abstract
Despite substantial reforms, the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is still criticised for its detrimental effects on developing countries. This paper provides updated evidence on the impact of the CAP on one developing country, Uganda. It goes beyond estimating macro-level economic effects by analysing the impacts on poverty. The policy simulation results show that eliminating EU agricultural support would have marginal but nonetheless positive impacts on the Ugandan economy and its poverty indicators. From the perspective of the EU's commitment to policy coherence for development, this supports the view that further reducing EU agricultural support would be positive for development.


Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: 2014 Conference Paper
Status: Published
By/In: Presented at the 17th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Dakar, Senegal; The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development
Date: 2015
Version: July 2014
Created: Boysen, O. (4/15/2014)
Updated: Jensen, H. (9/17/2015)
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- Economic analysis of poverty
- Economic development
- Agricultural policies
- Food prices and food security
- Preferential trading arrangements
- Africa (East)
- European Union


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