Kledal, Paul Rye (2008) Organic farming - an opportunity for Developing countries? Speech at: Rural Economic Development, Danish Development Research Network, Copenhagen, Denmark, 8-9 April 2008.
Within the academics of development policy organic farming is often regarded as a production for the rich, due to the fact that a major part of the organic production in the South goes to the wealthy North. However, the organic sector in developing countries are generally dominated by entrepreneurs with a high knowledge on the requirements for supplying global commodity chains to the North as well as all the obstacles in the South for obtaining such a position. Rather than being viewed as a niche production for the rich. the organic sector should be regarded as a potential locomotive for agricultural development in the South.
|EPrint Type:||Conference paper, poster, etc.|
|Type of presentation:||Speech|
|Keywords:||Development policy, organic agriculture as a private sector development|
|Subjects:||Food systems > Community development|
|Research affiliation:||Denmark > KU - University of Copenhagen > KU-LIFE - Faculty of Life Sciences > Danish Research Institute of Food Economics|
|Deposited By:||Kledal, Researcher Paul Rye|
|Deposited On:||01 Oct 2008|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:38|
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