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Record number 437303
Title Support for Farmers' Cooperatives : executive summary
Author(s) Bijman, J.; Iliopoulos, C.; Poppe, K.J.; Gijselinckx, C.; Hagedorn, K.; Hanisch, M.; Hendrikse, G.W.J.; Kühl, R.; Ollila, P.; Pyykkönen, P.; Sangen, G. van der
Source Wageningen : Wageningen UR - 8
Department(s) Management Studies
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Publication type Research report
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) coöperaties - coöperatieve activiteiten - landen van de europese unie - cooperatives - cooperative activities - european union countries
Categories Economics (General)
Abstract The imbalances in bargaining power between the contracting parties in the food supply chain have drawn much scholarly attention but have also been closely examined by policy makers. The European Commission is committed to facilitate the restructuring of the agricultural sector by encouraging the creation of voluntary agricultural producer organisations. DG Agriculture and Rural Development has launched a large study, “Support for Farmers' Cooperatives” (hereafter: SFC), to provide background knowledge that will help farmers organise themselves in cooperatives as a means to consolidate their market orientation and so generate a solid market income.
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