By Ellen B. McCullough,Prabhu Pingali,Kostas Stamoulis
Derek Byerlee, international Bank
'This is a subject of extensive curiosity and excessive coverage value. The intensity of assurance and perfect synthesis should still make sure that the booklet can have a considerable marketplace in high-level undergraduate and graduate classes in agricultural improvement. it is going to have a superb readership between improvement economists and coverage makers as well.'
Mark Rosegrant, foreign foodstuff coverage examine Institute
The using forces of source of revenue development, demographic shifts, globalization and technical swap have resulted in a reorganization of foodstuff platforms from farm to plate. The features of offer chains - relatively the function of supermarkets - linking farmers have replaced, from intake and retail to wholesale, processing, procurement and creation. This has had a dramatic influence on smallholder farmers, quite in constructing international locations. This ebook provides a complete framework for assessing the affects of adjusting agri-food structures on smallholder farmers, spotting the significance of heterogeneity among constructing international locations in addition to inside them. The publication incorporates a variety of case stories from Asia, Africa, Latin the US and jap Europe, that are used to demonstrate ameliorations in foodstuff platforms' features and traits. the rustic case reports discover affects at the small farm area throughout various international locations, neighborhood contexts and farm types.
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The Transformation of Agri-Food Systems: "Globalization, Supply Chains and Smallholder Farmers" by Ellen B. McCullough,Prabhu Pingali,Kostas Stamoulis