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Managing growth in higher value food chains

Knickel, Karlheinz; Münchhausen, von, Susanne; Vilija, Girgzdiene and Virgilius, Skulskis (2016) Managing growth in higher value food chains. In: Tanic, Stjepan (Ed.) Enhancing efficiency and inclusiveness of agri-food chains in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, pp. 95-110.

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Summary

Higher value food chains tend to converge either towards rather narrow market segments and niches or towards conventionalisation and loss in added value when volumes and turnover start growing more significantly. In this paper we will present the findings from a set of case studies of growth in agri-food chains implemented during 2014 in ten European countries, including in Eastern Europe and Turkey. The comparative analysis will help to better understand different development pathways with their particular challenges, management strategies and instruments.


EPrint Type:Book chapter
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Food Chains, value added, Agri-Business, management, growth processes, Eastern Europe, Turkey, HealthyGrowth, BÖLN, BOELN, BÖL, BOEL, FKZ 12OE020
Subjects: Farming Systems > Farm economics
Food systems > Markets and trade
Food systems > Produce chain management
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > HealthyGrowth
Germany > Federal Organic Farming Scheme - BOELN > Economics > Marktentwicklung
Germany > University of Applied Science Eberswalde
International Conferences > Other
International Organizations > Food and Agriculture Organisation FAO
Lithuania > Lithuanian Institute of Agrarian Economics (LAEI)
Related Links:http://www.fao.org/europe/events/detail-events/en/c/275073/, http://www.agrimba-ava2015.hr/, http://orgprints.org/cgi/search/advanced?addtitle%2Ftitle=&keywords=12OE020&projects=BOEL&_order=bypublication&_action_search=Suchen, http://www.bundesprogramm.de
Deposited By: von Münchhausen, Dr Susanne
ID Code:28231
Deposited On:17 Feb 2015 11:28
Last Modified:11 Mar 2016 08:42
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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