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Vegetable production and marketing in Africa : socio-economic research

Author: Dagmar Mithöfer; Hermann Waibel
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2011.
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This book provides a collection of conceptual and methodological chapters on the socio-economic aspects of vegetable production-to-marketing systems in Africa. The diverse topics covered in this book include the conceptual challenges in economic research on vegetable production systems, the implications of good agricultural practice standards, the challenges and opportunities of meeting the growing market demand and  Read more...
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Vegetable production and marketing in Africa.
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, 2011
(DLC) 2011003308
(OCoLC)700042363
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dagmar Mithöfer; Hermann Waibel
ISBN: 9781845936501 1845936507
OCLC Number: 742419351
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 271 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: An overview --
Theoretical concepts for socio-economic research of vegetables in Africa --
Framework for economic impact assessment of production standards and empirical evidence --
The impact of food safety standards on rural household welfare --
The impact of compliance to GlobalGAP standards on small and large Kenyan export vegetable-producing farms --
Food production standards and farm worker welfare in Kenya --
Group culture and smallholder participation in value chains: French beans in Kenya --
Export vegetable supply chains and rural households in Senegal --
Comparative assessment of the marketing structure and price behaviour of three staple vegetables in Lusaka, Zambia --
Value chains and regional trade in east Africa: the case of vegetables in Kenya and Tanzania --
Supply chains for indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban areas of Uganda and Kenya: a gendered perspective --
Private voluntary standards, co-investment and inclusive business --
An approach to strengthening vegetable value chains in east Africa: potential for spillovers --
Challenges for economic impact assessment of classical biological control in Kenya and Tanzania --
Indirect and external costs of pesticide use in the vegetable sub-sector in Kenya --
Integrated pest management training and information flow among smallholder horticulture farmers in Kenya.
Responsibility: edited by Dagmar Mithöfer and Hermann Waibel.

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