Sustainable Procurement from Developing Countries: Practices and Challenges for Business and Support Agencies

Sustainable Procurement from Developing Countries: Practices and Challenges for Business and Support Agencies

by Marije J. Boomsma

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789068327458
Publisher: KIT (Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen)
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Series: Bulletins of the Royal Tropical Institute Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Marije J. Boomsma is currently working as an advisor on sustainable economic development at KIT. She studied international relations and development economics at the University of Twente and University of London. She has working experience in the private and semi-public sector in Europe, Africa and Asia, including long-term experience in Laos and Vietnam.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1) Connecting People, Markets & Values; 2) Aligning Sustainable Procurements and Corporate Social Responsibility; 3) Unifine: Sourcing Ginger from Sierra Leone; 4) Ahold/Bakker Barendrecht: Sourcing Mangoes from Mali; 5) AgroFair: Sourcing Citrus from South Africa; 6) Recommendations for Sustainable Procurement; Notes; References; About the Author; Appendices: I) People Interviewed; II) Round Table Participants and Agenda.

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