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SANREM CRSP, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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Improved transportation and communication infrastructure have increased market access for farmers in the Philippines. This increased exposure has resulted in a shift from traditional subsistence farming to commercial production. Understanding this production shift will increase the effectiveness of national economic reforms transmitted through market prices.
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