qSignificant changes are taking place in the value chain for many agricultural commodities, particularly those fresh products destined for supermarket shelves. The changing patterns of these value chains in agriculture affect equity between producers and buyers and equity among producers themselves, alter the allocation of resources in agriculture and have implications for domestic as well as international policy. This set of workshop proceedings is published to assist in the understanding and analysis of the implications of these developments, particularly the development of market power among the participants in these markets.q--Publisher descriptionRome, 4-5 April 2006 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ... Financial and risk management systems are underdeveloped and the costs of debt investment capital are often high. ... Largely because of gains in efficiency and value chain performance, the percentage of agricultural product value producedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Governance, coordination and distribution along commodity value chains|
|Author||:||Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Trade and Markets Division|
|Publisher||:||Trade and Markets Division Food and Agriculture Organization - 2007-01|