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Author: Soniia, David, Beth Oliver
Publisher: CIAT
Keywords: producers, seed, scale, small, handbooks, handbook, skills, business
Number of Pages: 96

Author: Nancy R. Kingsbury
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cattle, prices, models, explain, improve, usda, economic
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2001-02
ISBN-10: 0756733936
ISBN-13: 9780756733933

Reviews economic models, especially treatment of competition, marketing practices, and international trade effects on U.S. cattle prices and producers' incomes. The report addresses 3 questions: To what extent do these models incorporate structural changes -- specifically, market concentration in the meatpacking sector and the use of marketing agreements, forward contracts, and imports?; What are the most important factors that affect cattle prices and producers' incomes?; and What are the most significant data and modeling issues to be considered in developing a more comprehensive model, or l

Author: Chris Penrose-Buckley
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: rural, enterprises, collective, developing, organisations, guide, producer
Number of Pages: 202
Published: 2007-10
ISBN-10: 0855985755
ISBN-13: 9780855985752

Small-scale producers face huge challenges in today's world. They usually receive few support services from the state; they are forced to compete with large commercial producers; they are required to meet high quality and safety standards; and they have a weak bargaining position. In order to survive this environment, they have to adopt a market-oriented approach.How can small-scale producers improve their ability to compete in local and global markets and increase their influencing power? This book identifies collective action in the form of producer organizations as a key strategy. It focuse

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: export, subsidies, prices, target, support, impact, wheat
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1995-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788118544
ISBN-13: 9780788118548

Examines how the EEP (Export Enhancement Program) has affected the income of wheat producers & grain exporters. Determines to what extent wheat producers' income would have increased if additional EEP funds had been used for direct income support payments through higher target prices.

Author: Who Regional Office for the Eastern Medi
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: manual, foods, eastern, mediterranean, region, traditional, models, critical, analysis, control, point, generic, hazard
Number of Pages: 123
Published: 2009-05-31
ISBN-10: 9290215909
ISBN-13: 9789290215905

This manual is intended to help producers, regulators, trainers and others concerned with the safety of traditional foods in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, and may be used as material for training in food hygiene And The HACCP system, As well as the basis For The development of food safety programmes. It is expected that most producers of the foods covered in this manual will have little or no knowledge of the HACCP system, So to expect them to implement the relevant models alone would not be realistic. Rather, governmental or nongovernmental agencies engaged in health, food control, or saf

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: international, conditions, affect, future, domestic, producers, program, impact, sweetener, users, sugar
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788102621
ISBN-13: 9780788102622

A review of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's sugar program. Examines what the program's impact is on sweetener users & producers, & how changing domestic & international conditions are likely to affect the program's future. 25 charts & tables.

Author: Donald C. Mead
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: africa, services, asia, latin, america, development, business, businesses, small, producers, successful, building
Number of Pages: 225
Published: 2002-01
ISBN-10: 1853394947
ISBN-13: 9781853394942

Building Businesses with Small Producers presents the findings and a comparative analysis of seven case studies that challenge current beliefs about good practice in the provision of business development services (BDS) to small and microenterprises. The book also highlights issues concerning the assessment of impact, sustainability and cost-effectiveness of such services. Three services were given particular attention in the case studies: marketing, access to technology, and business and management skills acquisition. Each case study - from Bolivia, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Ghana, Sri Lanka an
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