Regoverning Markets: A Place for Small-Scale Producers in Modern Agrifood Chains?

Regoverning Markets: A Place for Small-Scale Producers in Modern Agrifood Chains?

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ISBN-13: 9781409458166
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 09/28/2012
Series: Gower Sustainable Food Chains Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Dr Bill Vorley is with the International Institute for Environment and Development, which has a focus on policy and market research for sustainable agriculture and rural development. He has coordinated the Regoverning Markets programme since 2003. Previously, he was with the Institute for Agriculture Trade and Policy in Minneapolis, Minnesota as director of the Environment and Agriculture Programme.

Dr Andrew Fearne is Principal Research Fellow at Kent Business School (KBS), University of Kent, where he is the Director of the Centre for Supply Chain Research. He is also the founding editor of the International Journal of Supply Chain Management.

Derek Ray was a senior lecturer in agricultural economics in higher education before becoming a freelance writer and editor. He has lived and worked in the UK, and abroad in Malawi and the Sudan, and on projects in countries such as Kenya, Uzbekistan, Russia and India.

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword. Part 1 The Economic and Policy Context: The internationalization of food retailing: opportunities and threats for small-scale producers. Part 2 Country Studies: Countries with Consolidating and Expanding Supermarkets and Their Supply Chains: Central America, case studies; Ecuador, case studies; Thailand, case studies; Philippines, case studies; South Africa, case studies. Part 3 Country Studies: Countries in Transition from State Control: Hungary, case studies; Poland, case studies; Romania, case studies; China, case studies; Vietnam, case studies. Part 4 Country Studies: Countries with Emerging Modern Supply Chains: India, case studies; Pakistan, case studies; Bangladesh, case studies; Kenya, case studies; Uganda, case studies; Zambia, case studies. Part Five Conclusions: Restructuring of agri-food systems and prospects for small producers. Index.

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