enterprises are often productive in spite of policies that are biased against them, particularly agricultural, financial, and trade policies.While there are no policy panaceas, important patterns are apparent. Policy strategies, including large- and small-scale enterprise emphases, are
discussed for 'hard' and 'soft' states and for Africa. In countries with very low incomes and untapped agricultural potential, the reform of agricultural policies must often receive top billing. Policy reforms should be pursued through donor and host country collaboration.