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Record number 417392
Title Farmgate private standards and price premium: evidence from the GlobalGAP scheme in Kenya's French beans marketing
Author(s) Kariuki, I.M.; Loy, J.P.; Herzfeld, T.
Source Agribusiness 28 (2012)1. - ISSN 0742-4477 - p. 42 - 53.
Department(s) WASS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) safety standards - industry
Abstract The proliferation of private quality and assurance schemes in international trade is defining market access in high value chains. The prime concern for small-scale producers is whether price premiums are realizable due to compliance. Using French beans marketing, the authors find that GlobalGAP certification, produce traceability, number of suppliers, competition for supplies, direct procurement, a good road network, and supply contracts have positive farmgate price effects for smallholders. Potential policy implications are drawn.
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