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Authored Books

Poulton, Colin and Poole, Nigel (2001) Market Systems Analysis. Wye: External Programme, Imperial College at Wye.

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Kirsten, J. F., Dorward, Andrew, Poulton, Colin and Vink, N., eds. (2009) Institutional Economics Perspectives on African Agricultural Development. Washington D. C.: International Food Policy Research Institute.

Tschirley, D., Poulton, Colin and Labaste, P., eds. (2009) Organization and Performance of Cotton Sectors in Africa: Learning from Reform Experience. Washington D. C.: World Bank.

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Poulton, Colin, eds. (1998) Smallholder cash crop production under market liberalisation: a new institutional economics perspective. Wallingford: CAB Internat.

Book Chapters

Dorward, Andrew, Kirsten, J. F., Omamo, S. W., Poulton, Colin and Vink, N (2009) 'Institutions and the Agricultural Development Challenge in Africa.' In: Kirsten, J. F., Dorward, Andrew, Poulton, Colin and Vink, N, (eds.), Institutional Economics Perspectives on African Agricultural Development. Washington D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute.

Kirsten, J. F., Mohammad Karaan, A. S. and Dorward, Andrew (2009) 'An Introduction to the Economics of Institutions.' In: Kirsten, J. F., Dorward, Andrew, Poulton, Colin and Vink, N., (eds.), Institutional Economics Perspectives on African Agricultural Development. Washington D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute.

Dorward, Andrew and Omamo, W. (2009) 'A framework for analysing institutions.' In: Kirsten, Johann F., Dorward, Andrew R., Poulton, Colin and Vink, Nick, (eds.), Institutional Economics Perspectives on African Agricultural Development. Washington D. C.: International Food Policy Research Institute, pp. 75-110.

Tschirley, D., Poulton, Colin and Boughton, D. (2008) 'The Many Paths of Cotton Sector Reform in East and Southern Africa: Lessons from a Decade of Experience.' In: Moseley, W. and Gray, L., (eds.), Hanging by a Thread: Cotton, Globalization and Poverty in Africa. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute / Ohio University Press, pp. 123-158.

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Poulton, Colin (2007) 'Price intervention in Sub-Saharan African agriculture: can an institutionalist view alter our conception of the costs and benefits?' In: Koning, N. and Pinstrup-Andersen, P., (eds.), Agricultural trade liberalization and the least developed countries. Dortrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Dorward, Andrew (2004) 'Pro-poor Policy Lessons from Households and Informal Rural Economy Models in Malawi.' In: Dorward, Andrew, Fan, Shenggen, Kydd, Jonathan, Lofgren, Hans, Morrison, Jamie, Poulton, Colin, Rao, Neetha, Smith, Laurence, Tchale, Hardwick, Thorat, Sukhadeo, Urey, Ian and Wobst, Peter, (eds.), Institutions and Economic Policies for Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth [DSGD Discussion Paper No.15]. Washington D.C.: IFPRI, pp. 41-68.

Kydd, Jonathan, Dorward, Andrew and Poulton, Colin (2003) 'Institutional Dimensions of Trade Liberalisation and Poverty.' In: Agricultural Trade and Poverty: Making Policy Analysis Count. Paris: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Kydd, Jonathan, Dorward, Andrew and Poulton, Colin (2002) 'New institutional economics, agricultural parastatals and marketing policy.' In: Livingstone, I. and Belshaw, D., (eds.), Renewing development in Sub-Saharan Africa: policy, performance, and prospects. London: Routledge, pp. 166-175.

Kydd, J., Dorward, Andrew and Poulton, Colin (2001) 'Agricultural Parastatals Revisited: A New Institutional Economics Analysis.' In: Deryke, Belshaw and Livingstone, Ian, (eds.), Renewing Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policy, Performance and Prospects. Routledge, pp. 166-175.

Coulter, J. and Poulton, Colin (2001) 'Cereal Market Liberalization in Africa.' In: Akiyama, T., Baffes, J., Larson, D. and Varangis, P., (eds.), Commodity Market Reforms: Lessons of Two Decades. Washington D. C.: World Bank. (World Bank Regional and Sectoral Studies)

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan, Morrison, J., Poulton, Colin and Smith, Laurence (2000) 'New Institutional Economics: Insights on Innovation Dissemination and UptakE.' In: Hainsworth, S.D. and Eden-Green, S.J., (eds.), Sustaining change: proceedings of a workshop on the factors affecting uptake and adoption of Department for International Development (DFID) Crop Protection Programme (CPP) research outputs ; 21-23 June 2000, Imperial College at Wye, Kent, UK. Chatham Maritime, Kent, UK: Natural Resources International Limited, pp. 97-103.

Stockbridge, Mike, Smith, Laurence and Lohano, H.R. (1998) 'Cotton and Wheat Marketing and the Provision of Pre-harvest Services in Sindh Province, Pakistan.' In: Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Poulton, Colin, (eds.), Smallholder Cash Crop Production Under Market Liberalization: A New Institutional Economics Perspective. Wallingford: CAB International, pp. 177-239.

Kydd, Jonathan, Dorward, Andrew and Poulton, Colin (1998) 'Conclusions: New Institutional Economics, Policy Debates and the research Agenda.' In: Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Poulton, Colin, (eds.), Smallholder cash crop production under market liberalisation: a new institutional economics perspective. Wallingford: CAB Internat.

Poulton, Colin, Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan, Poole, N. and Smith, L. (1998) 'A New Institutional Economics Perspective on Current Policy Debates.' In: Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Poulton, Colin, (eds.), Smallholder cash crop production under market liberalisation: a new institutional economics perspective. Wallingford: CAB Internat.

Journal Article

Chinsinga, Blessings and Poulton, Colin (2014) 'Beyond Technocratic Debates: The Significance and Transience of Political Incentives in the Malawi Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP).' Development Policy Review, 32 (s2). pp. 123-150.

Poulton, Colin (2014) 'Democratisation and the Political Incentives for Agricultural Policy in Africa.' Development Policy Review, 32 (s2). s101-s122.

Berhanu, Kassahun and Poulton, Colin (2014) 'The Political Economy of Agricultural Extension Policy in Ethiopia: Economic Growth and Political Control.' Development Policy Review, 32 (s2). s197-s213.

Poulton, Colin and Kanyinga, Karuti (2014) 'The Politics of Revitalising Agriculture in Kenya.' Development Policy Review, 32 (s2). s151-s172.

Poulton, Colin and Macartney, Jon (2012) 'Can Public–Private Partnerships Leverage Private Investment in Agricultural Value Chains in Africa? A Preliminary Review.' World Development, 40 (1). pp. 96-109.

Hazell, Peter, Poulton, Colin and Wiggins, S. (2010) 'The Future of Small Farms.' World Development, 38 (10). pp. 1453-1526.

Poulton, Colin, Dorward, Andrew and Kydd, Jonathan (2010) 'The Future of Small Farms: New Directions for Services, Institutions and Intermediation.' World Development, 38 (10). pp. 1413-1428.

Tschirley, D., Poulton, Colin, Gergely, N., Labaste, P., Baffes, J., Boughton, D. and Estur, G. (2010) 'Institutional Diversity and Performance in African Cotton Systems.' Development Policy Review, 28 (3). pp. 295-323.

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan, Poulton, Colin and Bezemer, Dirk (2009) 'Coordination risk and cost impacts on economic development in poor rural areas.' Journal of Development Studies, 45 (7). pp. 1093-1112.

Poulton, Colin, Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Wiggins, S. (2006) 'State Intervention for Food Price Stabilisation in Africa: Can It Work?' Food Policy, 31 (4). pp. 342-356.

Poulton, Colin, Dorward, Andrew and Kydd, Jonathan (2006) 'Overcoming Market Constraints to Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.' Development Policy Review, 24 (3). pp. 243-77.

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan, Morrison, J. and Poulton, Colin (2005) 'Institutions, Markets and Economic Co-ordination: Linking Development Policy to Theory and Praxis.' Development and Change, 36 (1). pp. 1-25.

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Poulton, Colin (2005) 'Beyond Liberalisation: "Developmental Coordination" Policies for African Smallholder Agriculture.' IDS Bulletin, 36 (2). pp. 80-85.

Poulton, Colin, Gibbon, P., Hanyani-Mlambo, B., Kydd, Jonathan, Maro, W., Larsen, M. N., Osorio, A., Tschirley, D. and Zulu, B. (2005) 'Competition and Coordination in Liberalized African Cotton Market Systems.' World Development, 32 (3). pp. 519-536.

Randolph, T.F., Poulton, Colin and Morrison, J.A. (2005) 'Evaluating Equity Impacts of Animal Disease Control: The Case of Foot and Mouth Disease in Zimbabwe.' Review of Agricultural Economics, 27 (3). pp. 465-472.

Dorward, Andrew, Fan, S., Kydd, Jonathan, Lofgren, H., Morrison, J., Poulton, Colin, Rao, N., Smith, L. and Tchale, H. (2004) 'Institutions and Policies for Pro-poor Agricultural Growth.' Development Policy Review, 22 (6). pp. 611-622.

Poulton, Colin, Mukwereza, L., Chaonwa, W., Loader, R., Mariga, K., Masanganise, P., Sanyatwe, D. and Piesse, J. (2000) 'Providing marketing information to smallholders in Zimbabwe: what can the state usefully do?' Agrekon, 39 (4). pp. 718-729.

Poulton, Colin, Dorward, Andrew and Kydd, Jonathan (1998) 'The Revival of Smallholder Cash Crops in Africa: Public and Private Roles in the Provision of Finance.' Journal of International Development, 10 (1). pp. 85-103.

Conference or Workshop Items

Poulton, Colin and Dorward, Andrew (2008) Getting Agriculture Moving: role of the state in increasing staple food crop productivity with special reference to coordination, input subsidies, credit and price stablisation. In: AGRA Policy Workshop, June, Nairobi, Kenya.

Poulton, Colin and Dorward, Andrew (2005) Conceptualising Coordination for Market Development. In: Development Studies Association annual conference “Connecting People and Places: Challenges and Opportunities for Development", 7-9th September 2005, Milton Keynes.

Poulton, Colin, Dorward, Andrew and Kydd, Jonathan (2005) The Future of Small Farms: New Directions for Services, Institutions and Intermediation. In: The Future of Small Farms Workshop, 26-29 June 2005, Imperial College, Wye, UK.

Poulton, Colin and Dorward, Andrew (2005) Conceptualising Coordination for Market System Development. In: Development Studies Association Conference, September, Milton Keynes. (Unpublished)

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan, Poulton, Colin and Bezemer, D. (2005) Coordination Risk and Cost Impacts on Economic Development in Poor Rural Areas. In: Agricultural Economics Society Conference, April, Nottingham. (Unpublished)

Dorward, Andrew, Poulton, Colin, Morrison, J. and Tchale, H. (2004) Disaggregated Impacts of Agricultural Policy Reform on Poor Rural Households: Linking Household, Rural Economy and Economy-wide Analysis. In: OECD Global Forum on Agriculture: Designing and Implementing Prop-Poor Agricultural Policies. (Unpublished)

Dorward, Andrew, Morrison, J. A., Poulton, Colin and Tchale, H. (2003) Disaggregated Impacts of Agricultural Policy Reform on Rural Households in Malawi. In: First Meeting of the OECD Global Forum on Agriculture: Designing and Implementing Pro-Poor Agricultural Policies, 10-11 December, Paris. (Unpublished)

Dorward, Andrew, Poulton, Colin and Kydd, Jonathan (2001) Rural and Farmer Finance: An International Perspective (with particular reference to Sub Saharan Africa). In: Workshop on Rural Finance, Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa Conference, 19th September. (Unpublished)

Monographs and Working Papers

Poulton, Colin (2017) What Is Agricultural Commercialisation, Why Is It Important, and How Do We Measure It?

Poulton, Colin (2017) APRA Policy Processes and Political Economy: Tanzania Country Review.

Poulton, Colin, Berhanu, Kassahun, Chinsinga, Blessings, Cooksey, Brian, Golooba-Mutebi, Frederick and Loada, Augustin (2014) The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP): Political Incentives, Value Added and Ways Forward. Future Agricultures Working Paper 077. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Poulton, Colin (2013) The Politics of Revitalising Agriculture in Kenya. Future Agricultures Working Paper 059. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Poulton, Colin (2012) Democratisation and the Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa. Future Agricultures Working Paper 043. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Delpeuch, Claire and Poulton, Colin (2011) Can State Capacity for Agricultural Development be Compared Across Countries? Insights from Africa. Future Agricultures Research Paper 021. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Delpeuch, Claire and Poulton, Colin (2011) Not Ready for Analysis? A Critical Review of NRA Estimations for Cotton and other Export Cash Crops. Future Agricultures Research Paper 022. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Poulton, Colin and Argwings-Kodhek, Gem (2010) Agricultural Services and Decentralisation in Kenya. Future Agricultures Policy Brief 035. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Poulton, Colin (2010) Awakening Africa’s Sleeping Giant? The Potentials and the Pitfalls. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Owuor, Booker W., Ogada, Job O., Poulton, Colin and Argwings-Kodhek, Gem (2010) The Role and Performance of the Ministry of Agriculture in Eldoret West District. Future Agricultures Research Paper 019. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Poulton, Colin, Tyler, G., Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Stockbridge, Mike (2010) Commercial Agriculture in Africa: Lessons from Success and Failure. Washington D. C.: World Bank.

Poulton, Colin (2009) An Assessment of Alternative Mechanisms for Leveraging Private Sector Involvement in Poorly Functioning Value Chains. Rome: F. A. O..

Poulton, Colin (2009) Fertiliser Subsidies: Lessons from Malawi for Kenya. Future Agricultures Policy Brief 026. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Poulton, Colin (2009) Future Agricultures Consortium “Democratic Politics and State Capacity Building: Ministries of Agriculture in Malawi and Kenya. Future Agricultures Research Paper 014. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Owuor, Booker, Wambui, Beatrice, Argwings-Kodhek, Gem and Poulton, Colin (2009) The Role and Performance of Ministry of Agriculture in Nyeri South District. Future Agricultures Research Paper 018. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Sikei, Geophrey O., Owour, Booker W. and Poulton, Colin (2009) The Role and Performance of the Ministry of Agriculture in Rachuonyo District. Future Agricultures Research Paper 016. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Dorward, Andrew and Poulton, Colin (2008) The Global Fertiliser Crisis and Africa. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Devereux, S., Sabates-Wheeler, R., Guenther, B., Dorward, Andrew, Poulton, Colin and Al-Hassan, R. (2008) Linking Social Protection and Support to Small Farmer Development. F. A. O..

Kent, Rebecca and Poulton, Colin (2008) Marginal Farmers, A Review of the Literature. Prepared on behalf of Concern Worldwide. (Unpublished)

Dorward, Andrew, Hazell, P. B. R. and Poulton, Colin (2008) Rethinking Agricultural Input Subsidies in Poor Rural Economies. Sussex: Future Agricultures Consortium.

Poulton, Colin (2007) Bulk Export Commodities: Trends and Challenges. Washington D. C.: World Bank.

Hazell, Peter, Poulton, Colin, Wiggins, Steve and Dorward, Andrew (2007) The Future of Small Farms for Poverty Reduction and Growth. 2020 Discussion Paper; No.42. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute.

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan and Poulton, Colin (2006) Traditional domestic markets and marketing systems for agricultural products. Background paper for 2008 World Development Report. The World Bank.

Poulton, Colin, Mangheni, M., Okwadi, J. and Kilewe, A. (2006) External Evaluation Report for the Maendeleo Agricultural Technology Fund. Maendeleo Agricultural Technology Fund (MATF).

Hazell, Peter, Poulton, Colin, Wiggins, Steve and Dorward, Andrew (2006) The future of Small Farms: synthesis paper. Washington D.C.: IFPRI.

Poulton, Colin, Kydd, Jonathan and Dorward, Andrew (2004) Overcoming Market Constraints to Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth in Sub Saharan Africa. Paper prepared for the Africa Commission, November 2004.

Dorward, Andrew, Kydd, Jonathan, Poulton, Colin and Stockbridge, M (2004) Agricultural Liberalisation in Sub-Saharan Africa [Prepared for EC-PREP]. London: Department of Agricultural Sciences, Imperial College.

Dorward, Andrew, Fan, S., Kydd, Jonathan, Lofgren, H., Morrison, J., Poulton, Colin, Rao, N., Smith, L. and Tchale, H. (2004) Institutions and Economic Policies for Pro-poor Agricultural Growth. IFPRI Discussion paper DSG 15.

Peacock, C., Jowett, A., Dorward, Andrew, Poulton, Colin and Urey, I. (2004) Reaching the poor: a call to action Investment in smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. London: FARM-Africa; Harvest Help; Centre for Development and Poverty Reduction, Imperial College.

Poulton, Colin and Dorward, Andrew (2003) The Role of Market-based Economic Development in Strengthening Food Security. Forum for Food Security in Southern Africa.

Poulton, Colin and Dorward, Andrew (2003) Modelling Poor Farm Households Livelihoods in Zimbabwe. Wye, Ashford, Kent: Department of Agricultural Sciences, Imperial College London..

Poulton, Colin, Al-Hassan, R., Cadisch, G., Reddy, C. and Smith, Laurence (2001) The Cash Crop Versus Food Crop Debate. DFID Crop Post-Harvest Programme Issues Paper 3.

Kydd, Jonathan, Dorward, Andrew and Poulton, Colin (2000) Globalisation and its Implications for the Natural Resources Sector: a closer look at the role of Agriculture in the Global Economy. DFID.

Poole, Nigel, Kydd, Jonathan, Loader, R., Lynch, K., Poulton, Colin and Wilkin, K. (2000) Literature Review - Overcoming informational constraints: improving horticultural marketing and technical information flows to smallholders. Wye, Kent: Wye College.

Poulton, Colin, Killick, T. and Kydd, Jonathan (2000) The Rural Poor and the Wider Economy: The Problem of Market Access. Rome: IFAD.

Other

Dorward, Andrew, Hazell, Peter and Poulton, Colin (2008) 'Rethinking Agricultural Input Subsidies in Poor Rural Economies.' Future Agricultures Briefing Paper.

Chirwa, E. W., Dorward, Andrew, Kachule, R., Kumwenda, I., Kydd, Jonathan, Poole, N., Poulton, Colin and Stockbridge, S. (2005) 'Walking Tightropes: Supporting Farmer Organisations for Market Access.' Natural Resource Perspectives; 99 (Overseas Development Institute, September 2005).

Dorward, Andrew, Fan, S., Kydd, Jonathan, Lofgren, H., Morrison, J., Poulton, Colin, Rao, N., Smith, L., Tchale, H., Thorat, S., Urey, I. and Wobst, P. (2004) 'Rethinking agricultural policies for pro-poor growth.' Natural Resource Perspectives; 94 (Overseas Development Institute, September 2004).

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