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Methodological Challenges in Analysing Farmers’ Business Strategies for More Sustainability in Farming

Münchhausen, von, Susanne and Häring, Anna Maria (2017) Methodological Challenges in Analysing Farmers’ Business Strategies for More Sustainability in Farming. In: Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Ed.) Proceedings of the XXVII Congress. Uneven processes of Rural Change: On Diversity, Knowledge and Justice, pp. 297-298.

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Document available online at: http://www.esrs2017.confer.uj.edu.pl/documents/116230145/0/Proceedings+ESRS+Krakow.pdf/9f24a360-0c31-4aa2-810a-4518c38dd4ff


Farmers tend to be businesspersons who develop and implement strategies for their farm businesses. The analysis of ten case studies shows that all farm enterprises have very specific business strategies, but the identification of these strategies is a challenge and therefore requires appropriate approaches. A good knowledge and understanding of these strategies are important because researchers or policy advisors need to base their projections on farmers’ expected actions.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Landwirtschaft, Unternehmensstrategien, Nachhaltigkeit, Betriebswirtschaft, Agriculture, farm management, sustainability
Subjects: Farming Systems > Farm economics
Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy
Research affiliation: Germany > University of Applied Science Eberswalde
International Conferences > Other
Deposited By: von Münchhausen, Dr Susanne
ID Code:32381
Deposited On:26 Jan 2018 11:30
Last Modified:26 Jan 2018 11:30
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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