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Collective agriculture and rural development in Soviet central Asia

Azizur Rahman Khan

Collective agriculture and rural development in Soviet central Asia

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Published by St. Martins Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central.
    • Subjects:
    • Collective farms -- Asia, Central,
    • Rural development -- Asia, Central

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAzizur Rahman Khan and Dharam Ghai.
      ContributionsGhai, Dharam P., joint author., International Labour Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1492.R92 S728 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4412188M
      ISBN 100312149751
      LC Control Number79015807


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Get this from a library. Collective agriculture and rural development in Soviet Central Asia. [Azizur Rahman Khan; Dharam P Ghai; World Employment Programme.]. The writers are, respectively, the Chief of an Asian Employment Programme and the Chief of the Rural Employment Policies Branch of the ILO.

The paper is a part of a forthcoming ILO publication entitled Agrarian Systems and Rural by: 3. Throughout Central Asia, resources for agricultural research and development declined afterand support services were disrupted.

This lack of state investment has had significant implications for input use (for instance, seeds) and for farm work and productivity in general.

4. Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kirghizia (in that order) have the highest ranks among the 15 Soviet republics in terms of birth rate and population growth. For sources of all these demographic data see A. Khan and D. Ghai, Collective Agriculture and Rural Development in Soviet Central Asia (forthcoming).

by: 3. Up toSoviet agriculture in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, as in all other former Soviet republics, Collective agriculture and rural development in Soviet central Asia book characterized by total dominance of large collective and state farms, which controlled over 90% of both agricultural and arable land in the pre-reform era.

function for rural development: they free the farmers from the need to travel to the marketplace and enable them to concentrate on agricultural production. So far, however, private rural intermediaries are relatively rare in Central Asia and do not satisfy the needs of the huge number of peasant farms and household plots in the region.

To address the research gap on the interplay between community-based aid and local collective action in Central Asia, this paper attempts to bridge insights from research on CBHI with evidence from studies on social capital, collective action, and community development.

has since been vital to the rural development of Gorno-Badakhshan and. For an analysis of the role of collective farming in the development of an economically backward part of the Soviet Union see Azizur Rahman Khan and Dharam Ghai, Collective Agriculture and Rural Development in Soviet Central Asia (London: Macmillan, ).

Google Scholar. Agricultural structures have evolved rapidly in Central Asia following the disintegration of the Soviet Union in the early s. In this region, and in much of Eastern Europe, the agricultural sector has seen a more or less uniform pattern in the restitution of land property rights to original owners before the revolution, the breaking up of large collective and state farms and the.

Collectivization, policy adopted by the Soviet government, pursued most intensively Collective agriculture and rural development in Soviet central Asia book andto transform traditional agriculture in the Soviet Union and to reduce the economic power of the kulaks (prosperous peasants).

Under collectivization the peasantry were forced to give up their individual farms and join large collective farms ().The process was ultimately undertaken in. The move to a collective farming method in Tanzania was based on the Soviet model for rural development.

InPresident Julius Nyerere issued "Socialism and Rural Development" which proposed the creation of Ujamaa Villages. Since the majority of the rural population was spread out, and agriculture was traditionally undertaken individually.

The first section introduces the institutional framework that all former republics of the Soviet Union shared. The erosion of rural livelihoods in Uzbekistan, as in the rest of Central Asia, must be understood as a result of the decay of an ensemble of institutions involved in production, distribution, vocational training and service delivery.

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The five countries of Central Asia – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan – became independent states in with the dissolution of the Soviet Union (see Map 1).

Immediately after assuming independence, the Central Asian countries embarked, together with the rest of the former Soviet Republics (the Commonwealth of Independent States – CIS), on a program. The problem in Central Asia is not the slow growth of agricultural output, but the slow growth of productivity in agriculture, which fails to increase the competitiveness of agricultural products and leads to an inability of the rural population to move to more productive industrial activities.

Cite this chapter as: Khan A.R., Ghai D. () Collective Agriculture in Soviet Central Asia. In: Stewart F. (eds) Work, Income and Inequality. Legal impediments to effective rural land relations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - a comparative perspective (Russian) Abstract.

This report examines the legal impediments to effective land ownership and markets in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe.

Soviet Central Asia an d the Caucasus have taken different paths to r eform their agricultural sectors – by placing emph asis on the cotton sector for export an d wheat produc tion to impr ove.

"Collective farms," Stalin wrote, "cannot be set up by force. To do so would be stupid and reactionary." (25) He announced that 55% of USSR agricultural households were working in collective farms.

However, he did not reveal that peasant communities in Ukraine, the north Caucasus and central Asia, had taken up arms against collectivization. The literature on smallholder collective agricultural marketing is large but relatively few studies address gender dimensions of group organisation in this context.

The Brief draws on the findings of primary research undertaken by Oxfam between and on women’s collective action in agricultural markets in Ethiopia, Mali and Tanzania. Paper presented at the conference Cotton Sector in Central Asia: Economic Policy and Development Challenges, London.

Trevisani, T. Kolkhozes, Sovkhozes, and Shirkats of Yangibozor (–): Note on an Archival Investigation into Four Decades of Agricultural Development of a District in Khorezm.

China - China - The transition to socialism, – The period –57, corresponding to the First Five-Year Plan, was the beginning of China’s rapid industrialization, and it is still regarded as having been enormously successful. A strong central governmental apparatus proved able to channel scarce resources into the rapid development of heavy industry.

An in-depth look at the geo-politics of Central Asia, from the Great Game to present-day political power struggles in the regions. This is an excellent essay to be used in the context of a world history class.

Did you know that the U.S. Civil War influenced supply and demand that led to power. The dramatic changes in the flow of migrants across international borders, as well as accelerating internal movements of rural migrants towards cities, are reshaping our world.

For many smallholder farmers and herders, moving away from rural areas is an attractive opportunity to diversify livelihoods, escape slow-onset events such as climate change and environmental degradation, seek. This article analyzes the prospects for agriculture in Central Asia up till and makes recommendations about what is needed to achieve the aspirational vision.

and niche products), but also recognizes the influence of national policies toward land, water, and rural development. Keywords Central Asia, agriculture, water Rising grain. In agriculture, vast tracts of virgin land (especially in Central Asian USSR and W Siberian USSR) were opened to the cultivation of grain, notably wheat; taxation of collective farmers' private plots was reduced; and the Machine Tractor Stations, established in the late s and 30s as a means of supervising the collective farms by controlling.

The Soviet government, on the basis of the growing might of Soviet industry, supplied the Central Asian collective farms with the latest agricultural machines. In Uzbekistan alone, the number of tractors increased f in to 69, in Institutional Transformation in the Agricultural Sector of the former Soviet Bloc.

This article discusses popular explanations for the demise of farm enterprises in Mongolia, such as: reduced state funding, corrupt and self-interested rural elites, and the (supposed) drastic central privatisation policy.

Rural peripheries remained an important field of politics up until the late Soviet period In the s, with an almost limitless supply of funds, the Soviet countryside witnessed “the highest food‑and‑agriculture subsidy known in human history.”80 Nonetheless, the agricultural sector remained the veritable Achilles heel of the.

Soviet books, pamphlets, periodicals, and posters were also distributed free through book stores to sensitise the Afghans to the Soviet contribution in Central Asia. The Soviet centres of science and culture were constructed to popularize Communist.

Central Asia remained one of the poorest regions in the Soviet Union. Many of the new industrial jobs were filled by Russians and other Europeans. Cotton production, which planners hoped would become mechanized, still relied on manual labor, often carried out by women and children, undermining the goals of Soviet modernization and gender policies.

Strengthening Advocacy for Agricultural and Rural Development to Amplify the Collective Voice of Rural farmers. Strengthening KM for greater development effectiveness in the NENA, Horn of Africa, Central Asia and Europe.

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Legal impediments to effective rural land relations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - a comparative perspective (俄语) 摘要. This report examines the legal impediments to effective land ownership and markets in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe.

Spoor [27] discussed the approaches to the efficient water management and sustainable land use in the Former Soviet Central Asia, when decisions were made centrally.

In the post-Soviet era. Summarize how Central Asia has been transitioning from a Soviet-dominated region to independent states and what has been occurring in the various states to adapt to the new economic environment.

Describe how the Aral Sea has been affected by the practices of water use in the region and the environmental consequences that have resulted from.

Ajay Patnaik, ‘Agriculture and rural out-migration in Central Asia, –91’, Europe–Asia Studies, No 1,pp – Richard Anker, ‘Introduction’, in V. Bodorova and R. Anker, eds, Working Women in Socialist Countries: The Fertility Connection (Geneva:. The aid which Lenin gave Mongolia to escape from Chinese control also had parallels in Moscow's dealings with Soviet Central Asia, and the Soviet republics of the Caucasus.

It followed the pattern used by Bolshevik forces to end the brief independence of Caucasian and Central Asian parts of the Tsarist empire after the October Revolution (and. Unique are the bottom up or micro-sociological and ethnographic perspectives offered by the book on the processes of post-Soviet transformations in Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus.

Three thematic fields form the structuring frame: cultures of knowledge production and sharing in agriculture; local governance arrangements and knowledge.

Four years later, Stalin initiated his “Second Revolution” with the introduction of state socialism and central planning. In the earlys, he initiated collectivization of Soviet agriculture, by deprivatizing agriculture, not putting it under the responsibility of the state but instead creating peasant cooperatives.

Central Asia of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan; and Asad Sarwar Qureshi is a Water Resources Management Specialist at the Pakistan office of IWMI in Lahore, Pakistan. Kazbekov, J.; Qureshi, A. S. Agricultural extension in Central Asia: Existing strategies and future needs.

Colombo, Sri Lanka.3. Soviet women ended up working more due to the heavy loss of men in the war- did 40% of the work iii. Economic recovery was impressive 1. New power plants, canals, giant factories, industrial enterprises, oil rigs in Siberia and Soviet Central Asia 2.

Consumer goods were still scarce for Soviet citizens; House shortage was an issue as well. In Agriculture in Transition: Land Policies and Evolving Farm Structures in Post Soviet Countries authors Zvi Lerman, Csaba Csaki, and Gershon Feder study the land policies and farming infastructures of these newly emerging nations as components of institutional change in the rural sector - change from a centralized rural economy to a market Author: Zvi Lerman, Csaba Csaki, Gershon Feder.