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Table 3 Policy Descriptives

From: Government policy and agricultural production: a scoping review to inform research and policy on healthy agricultural commodities

Descriptives 
Policy Types, n (%)
 Financial Support65 (47%)
 Input Support41 (29%)
 Output Support/Restrictions18 (13%)
 Technical Support15 (11%)
 Total139a
Funding Source, n (%)
 Government99 (82%)
 Donor Agencies8 (7%)
 Foreign Organization6 (5%)
 Foreign Government6 (5%)
 Total119
Policy Reach, n (%)
 National59 (57%)
 Multinational36 (35%)
 Otherb8 (10%)
 Total103
Location, n (%)
 European Union34 (32%)
 China15 (14%)
 United States9 (9%)
 Otherb47 (44%)
 Total105
Year Implemented, n (%)
  > Year 200068 (60%)
  < Year 200045 (40%)
 Total113
Target Crop, n (%)
 Cereal Crops (e.g., wheat, maize, rice)31 (51%)
 Bioefuel/Oilseed Crops (e.g., castor oil, soybean oil, cottonseed oil)5 (8%)
 Otherb25 (41%)
 Total61
  1. aGroups ≤ 5%
  2. bTotals will vary due to studies being classified under more than one category, or not reporting on all characteristics