publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2006

Trade, Food Standards and Poverty: The Case of High-Value Vegetable Exports from Senegal

Maertens, Miet; Maertens, Miet;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
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Abstract
Agricultural supply chains are changing globally with pervasive food standards and increased vertical coordination. The impact of these changes for developing countries and for small farmers in those countries is not yet well understood. We analyze the developments in high-standards FFV supply chains and the effects for small farmers and rural households in Senegal. We use a unique dataset derived from company level interviews and household surveys in the main horticulture zone in Senegal. Supply chain restructuring resulted in a shift from contract-farming with small-scale producers to large-scale vertically integrated estate-farming. A comprehensive econometri...
Subjects
free text keywords: International Relations/Trade, D1, L66, O13, Q12, Q17,, International Relations/Trade

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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2006

Trade, Food Standards and Poverty: The Case of High-Value Vegetable Exports from Senegal

Maertens, Miet; Maertens, Miet;