Agro-industries for Development by Carlos da Silva, Doyle Baker, Andrew Shepherd, Chakib PDF

By Carlos da Silva, Doyle Baker, Andrew Shepherd, Chakib Jenane, Sérgio Miranda-da-Cruz

ISBN-10: 1845935764

ISBN-13: 9781845935764

ISBN-10: 1845935772

ISBN-13: 9781845935771

The improvement of aggressive agro-industries is important for growing employment and source of revenue possibilities in addition to bettering the standard of and insist for farm items. Agro-industries could have a true influence on foreign improvement through expanding monetary progress and lowering poverty in either rural and concrete components of constructing international locations. in spite of the fact that, that allows you to stay away from opposed results to weak nations and other people, sound regulations and methods for fostering agro-industries are wanted. With contributions from agro-industry experts, educational specialists and UN technical corporations, chapters handle the ideas and activities required for making improvements to agro-industrial competitiveness in ways in which can create source of revenue, generate employment and struggle poverty within the constructing global. Agro-industries for improvement highlights the present prestige and destiny direction for agro-industries and brings cognizance to the contributions this region could make to foreign improvement. This publication is a co-publication with FAO and UNIDO

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Henson and J. Cranfield direct investment (FDI), predominantly by multinational corporations. Such investments have taken the form of acquisitions of (or mergers with) existing domestic enterprises, of joint ventures or of the establishment of new enterprises. g. g. g. Wal-Mart, Carrefour and Tesco). In part, such investments reflect an overall trend towards enhanced flows of FDI (Figure 6) as corporations in industrialized countries look for investments that have the potential to yield greater returns.

Repair of machinery), and by their unreliable access to utilities, etc. Indeed, many of these enterprises operated at well below their level of installed capacity or had ceased operations altogether, often due to factors that were outside of their control. Arguably, many of these enterprises would have drifted into bankruptcy if they had not been provided with protection from governments and/or financial support from donors. Access to physical and human capital With the progressive shift from the informal to formal sectors, and as agroprocessing enterprises attempt to add value and compete with their industrialized country counterparts, access to the required physical and human capital becomes more critical.

While increases in production may imply an increase in demand for water, especially if they are associated with irrigated systems of production, Barrett et al. (2001) suggest that agroindustrialization often brings about substitution of less water-intensive and higher-value crops for water-intensive cereals, thus presenting scope for water conservation. Conversely, some of the major higher-value food exports from developing countries, for example, fresh fruits and vegetables, require large volumes of water in their production.

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