Agri-food chain relationships by Christian Fischer, Monika Hartmann

By Christian Fischer, Monika Hartmann

This e-book is the results of a number of years of analysis task concerning the best way to larger hyperlink farmers, processors and shops with one another as a way to confirm and enhance the provision of nutrition items which meet client want and desires. The booklet is established in 3 components. beginning with an outline concerning major advancements within the agri-food area with relevance for chain relationships (chapter 1), half I Read more...

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Her findings reveal that 85% of retailers require higher and 50% request even significantly higher food safety standards compared to governmental regulation. , 2005b; Henson and Reardon, 2005; Fulponi, 2006). Even more than at the national level, private standards have gained importance in enforcing non-enforced or non-existent public standards in LDCs or in overcoming the problem of heterogeneous public standards even between the industrialized countries, thus easing international trade. , 2007).

Even in developing countries, mobile phones are already widely used and the eagerly expected introduction of the US$100-laptop will further improve internet access, even in remote rural areas (World Bank, 2007). Similar to cars, once a new technology is widely available and easy to use the challenge is to make the most out of it. Human skills and entrepreneurial activities In a networked economy, both organizations and individuals need to be highly skilled to remain competitive and to conduct business with others in a sustainable way.

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