Producers’ organizations in business: Trends and challenges. Roldan Muradian Agriterra / Center for International Development Studies (CIDIN). Radboud University Nijmegen.
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Producers’ organizations in business:
Trends and challenges
Agriterra / Center for International Development Studies (CIDIN).
Radboud University Nijmegen
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Outline of the presentation
1.Global trends in the agri-business sector. Implications for small-holders
In the academic and development sectors:
Emergence of the value chain thinking (a new level and logic of intervention)
Implications for agricultural producers
Bargaining power and market relations
2.What is the role of producers’ organizations in coping with the new
Example of unusual business:
3.How are the development and private sectors coping?
How usual unusual business will be?
Example of innovative models:
BRAC in Bangladesh (the world’s largest NGO in one of the poorest countries, to a large extent self-funded through economic activities)
What are the main barriers for innovation in the development sector?
The future of international cooperation in the agricultural sector is about innovative business models
How usual unusual business will become?
... Donor policies have a major role to play
… the lead is not in Europe…the drivers of change are abroad (time to learn from them)