Global agro-food trade and standards

challenges for Africa
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Farm produce -- Standards -- Africa, Food industry and trade -- Standards -- Africa, Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- A
Statementedited by Peter Gibbon, Evelyne Lazaro, Stefano Ponte.
SeriesInternational political economy series
ContributionsGibbon, Peter., Lazaro, Evelyne., Ponte, Stefano.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTX537 .G56 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24049786M
ISBN 139780230579514
LC Control Number2010002687
OCLC/WorldCa430839513

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This book examines the challenges and opportunities that new public and private standards present to African countries – focusing on food safety, environmental and climate change, and social and labour standards.

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Its analyses draw. On Palgrave published Global Agro-Food Trade and Standards: Challenges for Africa, edited by Peter Gibbon, Stefano Ponte and Evelyne Lazaro. The anthology presents 11 papers by researchers from the Global Economy research group at DIIS and the department of Agricultural Economics at Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania.

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() Agro-Food Standards and Africa: An Introduction. In: Gibbon P., Ponte S., Lazaro E. (eds) Global Agro-Food Trade and Cited by: 7. Trade plays a crucial role in delivering food and clothing to consumers worldwide.

It helps to provide greater choice in consumer goods, and has played a role in reducing food insecurity across the globe. Over the past decade, international agricultural and food markets have witnessed a number of changes, which have brought domestic and international markets closer together.

Global Agro-Food Trade and Standards: Challenges for Africa (International Global agro-food trade and standards book Economy) Peter Gibbon, Evelyne Lazaro, Stefano Ponte This collection focuses on new generations of international standards and regulations in the agro-food sector and on issues relating to conformity to them in low-income countries.

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Standards and Trade: Challenges and Opportunities for African Agro-Food Trade Contents 1. Background 2. Course objectives 3. Course contents and materials 4. Participants 5. Influencing the paradigm of thinking The starting point—participants’ perceptions on relevant issues   For information for individual African countries, please hover over the "Africa" tab at the top of this page and select the appropriate region or use the list below.

This section is mainly based on Amy A. Quark, Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ; and Björn Alpermann, China’s cotton market as a strategic action field, in Augustin-Jean and Alpermann (eds) The Political Economy of Agro-Food Markets in China, – Cited by: 1.

A body of literature provides evidence on various aspects of changes in agro-food trade patterns between post-communist countries and the EU including trade specialization and trade dynamics.

Know how transfer on food quality and safety standards – how to use this reference book 9 2 GLOSSARY OF RELEVANT TERMS 11 3 MANDATORY AND VOLUNTARY STANDARDS – AN OVERVIEW 21 4 STANDARD SETTING AND/OR BENCHMARKING ORGANISATIONS 24 Multilateral organisations 26 World Trade Organization (WTO) 26File Size: 6MB.

Scarcity of energy and resources/ Depletion of natural resources: The future extent of global trade liberalisation, including agriculture and food products, will affect the availability of resources and food products in EU market and might impact the structure of the agro-food industry.

quantity and quality of future food supply will be. Standards and Agro-Food Exports from Developing Countries: Rebalancing the Debate Steven Jaffee and Spencer Henson1 Contacts: [email protected] [email protected] Abstract The proliferation and increased stringency of food safety and agricultural health standards is a source of concern among many developing countries.

Brewing Justice is a pioneering study of the variety of fair trade movements; a prospectus for a more radical vision of fair trade—an alternative sort of market; and a vital contribution to contemporary debates over free trade, the global agro-food system and the so-called 'movement of movements'.

A tour de force."—Michael Watts, University Cited by: Voluntary commodity standards are widely used to enhance the performance of tropical agro-food chains and to support the welfare and sustainability of smallholder farmers. Different methods and approaches are used to assess the effectiveness and impact of these certification schemes at farm-household, village, cooperative, and regional by: 8.

changes in trade that are related to the evolution of standards, the chapter presents a number of illus-trative case studies that relate losses or gains in trade to food safety and agricultural health require-ments within the context of wider supply chain challenges.

91 6 AGRO-FOOD EXPORTS FROM DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE CHALLENGES POSED BY. There is a blossoming of voluntary certification initiatives for sustainable agro-food products and production processes.

With these certification initiatives come traceability in supply chains, to guarantee the sustainability of the products consumed. No systematic analysis exists of traceability systems for sustainability in agro-food supply chains. Hence, the purpose of this article is to Cited by: This brief analysis of the institutionalization of the global organic sector points to the intersecting roles of social movement groups, economic firms, and legal authorities in governing organic agro-food networks through powerful certification systems based on formal standards, monitoring, and by: Issues.

International trade in agricultural commodities. International agricultural trade has been on the top of the international agenda throughout the last 25 years, largely because of the signing and the implementation of the Marrakech Agreement that is at the centre of the creation of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Brewing Justice paints a clear picture of the dynamics of the fair-trade market and its relationship to the global economy. Drawing on interviews with dozens of fair-trade leaders, the book also explores the movement’s fraught politics, especially the challenges posed by rapid growth and the increased role of transnational corporations.

Global Agro-food Trade and Standards: Challenges for Africa, Palgrave MacMillan: London and New York – co-editor with Peter Gibbon and Evelyne Lazaro Trading Down: Africa, Value Chains and the Global Economy, Temple University Press.

Downloadable. The proliferation and increased stringency of food safety and agricultural health standards is a source of concern among many developing countries. These standards are perceived as a barrier to the continued success of their exports of high-value agro-food products (including fish, horticultural, and other products), either because these countries lack the technical and.

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Standards are replacing tariffs as the main trade barriers facing developing country agro-food exports. This edited collection examines the challenges and opportunities that new public and private standards present to African countries, producers and : Director, Centre for Business and. He has published extensively on commodity trade (especially coffee) and development, global value chains, the political economy of standards, agro-food markets, and rural livelihoods in developing Daviron is a French agronomist and agricultural economist at CIRAD.Global Agricultural Trade and Developing Countries presents research findings based on a series of commodity studies of significant economic importance to developing countries.

The book sets the stage with background chapters and investigations of cross-cutting issues.Agro-Food Trade in Practice Confidential to Fonterra Co-operative Group The Impacts of Mutual Recognition and Joint Standards - A Dairy Trade Perspective 4th ASEAN-CER Integration Partnership Forum, Thursday 22nd May