Global Agro-Food Trade And Standards: Challenges for Africa

Hardcover | June 15, 2010

EditorPeter Gibbon, Evelyne Lazaro, Stefano Ponte

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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. Its analyses draw of political economy, economics, economic geography and economic sociology.

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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. Its analyses draw of political economy, economics, economic geography and economic sociology.

PETER GIBBON is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies. His recent work includes Trading Down: Africa, Value Chains and The Global Economy (with Stefano Ponte).EVELYNE LAZARO is Senior Research Fellow in Agricultural Economics at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. She has written several journal ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.59 × 5.74 × 0.84 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230579515

ISBN - 13:9780230579514

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Table of Contents

Introduction; P.Gibbon &--E.Lazaro
Climate Labeling Standards For Food And Developing Countries--S.Bolwig &--P.Gibbon
A Problem Of Institutional Capacity? Food Safety Conformity Assessment In Tanzania--A.Akyoo &--E.Lazaro
Production To Certified Organic Standards And Smallholder Revenue In East Africa--P.Gibbon, S.Bolwig, A.Akyoo &--S.Jones
Issues In The Development Of Organic Agriculture In Tanzania--E.Mbiha
Sustainability Standards And Agro-Food Exports--E.Lazaro, L.Riisgaard, F.Kilima &--J.Makindara
A Political Economy Of Social Standards In The Cut Flower Export Chain--L.Riisgaard
Food Safety Standards, The Nile Perch Value Chain And Fishery Livelihoods In East Africa--R.Kadigi, N Mdoe, S Senkondo &--Z.Mpenda
When The Market Helps: Standards, Ecolabels And Resource Management In East African Export Fisheries--S.Ponte, R.Kadigi &--W.Mitullah
The New EU Food Safety Regime And Developing Countries: A Legal Perspective--M.Broberg
Conclusion--P.Gibbon, E.Lazaro &--S.Ponte