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Small farm development problems and strategies

Bekha L. Maharjan

Small farm development problems and strategies

by Bekha L. Maharjan

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Published by Shiva N. Maharjan in [Kathmandu] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nepal.
    • Subjects:
    • Farms, Small -- Nepal.,
    • Agriculture -- Nepal.,
    • Farm management -- Nepal.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 107-114.

      StatementBekha L. Maharjan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1476.N35 M33 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination114 p. ;
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3007747M
      LC Control Number84901301

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: The scope of farm management --The farming environment --The functions of management --The decision process --The farm business life cycle --A business plan --Strategic management --A game plan --Crafting a strategy --Strategic planning --Strategy implementation - . creating the life, and farm, you set out to create. *See Footnote1 Set and Prioritize Goals With your values in mind, you and your planning team are ready to begin the process of goal setting—that critical first step toward the development of a working strategic plan with measurable objectives. Goal setting is.

      Small and medium enterprises (SEMs) are notably the engines that drive economic development. The businesses account for almost 90% of businesses in both leading and developing economies through.   At a local level, farms susceptible to similar contextual conditions can reveal significant differences in land use outcomes as a result of divergent farm management and land use decisions in appraisal of the farmers’ internal motives and coping strategies to external forces (Bohnet et al, ; Orsini ). The structured interviews with.

      Problems of Farm Management. The definition of farm management suggests that management is a problem-solving and decision making activity. Many farm management problems fall into one or more of three categories, each of which can be put into the form of a question as follows. The number of small "noncommercial" farms—defined by the USDA as those with sales of less than $2, a year—declined from 2,, in to just , in


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