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a readily salable crop that is grown and gathered for the market (as vegetables or cotton or tobacco)

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This is followed by ethnographic fieldwork that describes the poor performance of that scheme in the hands of smallholders in cash-crop production who find themselves at a disadvantage on an uneven playing field controlled by corrupt politicians.
Generally, rural poverty is concentrated among smallholder farmers and small-scale fishers who practice a mixed subsistence and cash-crop production.
Farmers become confident that they have sufficient food security to extend to cash-crop production.
In recent years, we have learnt of the Vietnamese migration and the expansion of cash-crop production, especially coffee, into the Central Highlands of Vietnam and of the impacts of such activities on the indigenous people.
The advance of both injected cash into local exchanges, encouraged the hiring of labour to increase cash-crop production, and required new debtor relationships.