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Cover for Vegetable production and marketing in Africa: socio-economic research.

This book provides a collection of conceptual and methodological chapters on the socio-economic aspects of vegetable production-to-marketing systems in Africa. The diverse topics covered in this book include the conceptual challenges in economic research on vegetable production systems, the...

Author(s)
Mithöfer, D.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An overview.

This chapter briefly discusses vegetable production and marketing issues and constraints in Africa.

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Mithöfer, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indirect and external costs of pesticide use in the vegetable sub-sector in Kenya.

This chapter discusses the externalities of pesticide use in vegetable production in Kenya. Through secondary data analysis, individual farmer interviews, pesticide residue analysis, expert interviews and workshops, the health and environmental costs of farmerś pesticide use are estimated. The...

Author(s)
Macharia, I.; Mithöfer, D.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Theoretical concepts for socio-economic research of vegetables in Africa.

This chapter presents a framework for the analysis of supply chains as deemed adequate for African conditions (section 1). The criteria for a theory-driven socioeconomic research framework are described (section 2), and a series of methodologies that have been successfully applied in the...

Author(s)
Waibel, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Export vegetable supply chains and rural households in Senegal.

This chapter presents a synthesis of two studies on the welfare implications of the participation of rural households in Senegal in green bean and tomato export markets. Both case studies show that the growth in vegetable exports has contributed importantly to poverty reduction. In addition, it is...

Author(s)
Maertens, M.; Colen, L.; Swinnen, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparative assessment of the marketing structure and price behaviour of three staple vegetables in Lusaka, Zambia.

This chapter presents a comparative assessment of the marketing structure and price behaviour of three major vegetables (tomatoes, onions and rape) in the capital of Zambia. The lessons learned from this research are relevant to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa. One is that the growing...

Author(s)
Tschirley, D.; Hichaambwa, M.; Mwiinga, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value chains and regional trade in East Africa: the case of vegetables in Kenya and Tanzania.

This study applied the value chain approach combined with a livelihood analysis for assessing tomato and onion value chains in Kenya and Tanzania, including cross-border trade of Tanzanian onions to Kenya. The combination of the two analytical approaches was used to identify the poorest actors in...

Author(s)
König, T.; Blatt, J.; Brakel, K.; Kloss, K.; Nilges, T.; Woellert, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Supply chains for indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban areas of Uganda and Kenya: a gendered perspective.

This chapter brings a gender perspective to supply chain analysis and applies this to the supply chains (including production and marketing) of indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban areas of Uganda and Kenya. It finds that indigenous vegetables support a large number of small businesses...

Author(s)
Weinberger, K.; Pasquini, M.; Kasambula, P.; Abukutsa-Onyango, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Private voluntary standards, co-investment and inclusive business.

This chapter assesses the potential of private voluntary standards in horticultural exports for providing incentives to the private sector investing in small-scale growers, to the mutual benefit of growers as well as exporters. The chapter then traces characteristics of such co-investment and its...

Author(s)
Blackmore, E.; MacGregor, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An approach to strengthening vegetable value chains in East Africa: potential for spillovers.

This chapter assesses the possibilities of strengthening the vegetable value chains (including production and marketing) in East Africa through capitalizing on potential spillovers from export to domestic sectors. This approach is based on identifying and describing examples of potential...

Author(s)
Lenné, J. M.; Ward, A. F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter

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