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 is principally fascinated about supplying the theoretical foundations for analysing agrifood chain relatives (chapters 2, three and 4). construction in this conceptual foundation, the second one half provides in-depth empirical proof for various international locations, nutrients chains and chain phases concerning the problems with belief and sustainable relationships in agri-food chains (chapters five to 14). The beef (beef and pigmeat) is the point of interest of chapters five, 7 and nine. Cereals (bread and malting barley) are analysed in chapters five, 7, eight, 10 and thirteen. Horticultural items (fresh produce and wine) are investigated in chapters 6, 12 and 14. domestically, the reviews disguise Europe, North the US (the USA), China, Australia and the Philippines. whereas such a lot reviews have been carried out in constructed markets, chapters 6 and 12 examine the particularities of transition or constructing economies. As to person agri-food chain stakeholders, a few chapters (chapters five to twelve, 14 and 15) provide and speak about separate findings for farmers, nutrients processors or outlets. in accordance with the theoretical and empirical findings within the first elements of the publication, innovations for agribusiness managers (chapter 15) and policy-makers (chapter sixteen) are defined within the 3rd half. bankruptcy 17 discusses avenues for destiny research. Read more...
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