publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Resilience of Agricultural Value Chains in Developing Country Contexts: A Framework and Assessment Approach

Jennifer Hodbod;
Open Access English
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018 Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Although agricultural value chain resilience is a crucial component to food security and sustainable food systems in developing countries, it has received little attention. This paper synthesizes knowledge from the social-ecological systems (SES), supply chain management, and value chain development literature to make three contributions to this research gap. First, we conceptualize agricultural value chain resilience and relate it to overall food system resilience. Second, we identify seven principles that are hypothesized to contribute to SES resilience, relate them to supply chain management theory, and discuss their application in agricultural value chains. ...
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free text keywords: food systems, resilience, supply chain management, social ecological systems, value chains, sustainable development, Environmental effects of industries and plants, TD194-195, Renewable energy sources, TJ807-830, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
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