Economic Development in Rural Areas: Functional and Multifunctional Approaches

Economic Development in Rural Areas: Functional and Multifunctional Approaches

by Peter Dannenberg, Elmar Kulke


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ISBN-13: 9781472444813
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2015
Series: Dynamics of Economic Space Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Peter Dannenberg is Professor for Anthropogeography at the Department of Geography, University of Cologne, Germany. Dr Elmar Kulke is Professor for Economic Geography at the Department of Geography at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.

Table of Contents

Contents: Part I Introduction: Introduction: dynamics in rural development beyond conventional food production, Peter Dannenberg and Elmar Kulke. Part II Dynamics in the Food Production Function: Regional linkages in the Kenyan horticultural industry, Peter Dannenberg and Gilbert Nduru; Factors influencing the market linkage of organic and conventional tomato farming systems in Karnataka, India, Nithya Vishwanath Gowdru, Wolfgang Bokelmann, Ravi Nandi and Heide Hoffmann; Breaking the lock-in to past industrial practices: triggering change in a mature industry, Diane M. Miller, Frank Calzonetti, Neil Reid and Jay D. Gatrell; Rural development through strengthened rural-urban linkages: the case of US local food systems, Becca B.R. Jablonski; A typification of short food supply chains and first insights into respective success factors and bottlenecks in North Rhine-Westphalia, Luisa Vogt and Marcus Mergenthaler. Part III Alternative Functions for Rural Areas: Renewable energies and rural development in Germany: business finance and the role of trust illustrated by two case studies from Brandenburg, Sabine Panzer-Krause; Securing local supply in rural areas: the role of wholesale cooperations in Central Hesse, Germany, Anika Trebbin, Martin Franz and Markus Hassler; Opportunities and threats to the development of organic agritourist farms in Poland, Ewa Kacprzak and Barbara MaAkiewicz; Agriculture in the NATURA 2000 areas in Poland: spatial differences in the absorption of financial means for sustainable development, Anna KoA'odziejczak; Linking locally: second home owners and economic development of the rural community, Krystian Heffner and Adam Czarnecki; Local governmental quality and the performance of medium and large companies across rural Vietnam, Kai Mausch and Javier Revilla Diez. Part IV Conclusion: Conclusion: perspectives and outlook on rural development, Peter Dannenberg and Elmar Kulke. Index.

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