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Table 5 Number of studies demonstrating impact based on policy type

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

Selected Outcomes MeasuredInput SupportOutput Support/RestrictionTechnical SupportFinancial Support
(↑ = Increase, ↓ = Decrease)PositiveNegativeNo EffectPositiveNegativeNo EffectPositiveNegativeNo EffectPositiveNegativeNo Effect
↑ Production9546314249712
↑ Net Profit2     2  3  
↑ Farmer Income41 1  5111142
↑ Crop Diversification12 21    1  
↑ Land Allocated to farming112  1   611
↑ Off-farm Employment31    111513
↑ Yield6 1   2  3 1
↑ Land not allocated to farming1        2  
↑ On-farm Employment1  1  1 1663
↓ Poverty Severity1           
↓ Relative Deprivation1           
↑ Exports1  1      11
↑ Productivity (output/hectare)1     3  1  
↑ Farm Size  1   3  1 2
↑ Efficiency1 1      8145
↑ Land allocated to one crop from another2 1 111  3 2
↑ Number of Farms      2  5 1
↑ Proportion of Livestock      2  5