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Title Global agro-food trade and standards : challenges for Africa / edited by Peter Gibbon, Stefano Ponte, and Evelyne Lazaro
Published Houndmills, Basinstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 275 pages) : illustrations, map
Series International political economy series
International political economy series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Contents Agro-Food Standards and AFrica: Introduction / P. Gibbon & E. Lazaro -- Product carbon footprint standards and shemes / S. Bolwig & P. Gibbon -- Institutional Capacity for Food Safety Conformity In Tanzania / A. Akyoo & E. Lazaro -- An analysis of Organic farming schemes in East Africa / P. Gibbon, S. Bolwig, A. Akyoo, S. Jones, Y. Lin & L.L. Rants -- Challenges and opportunities of Organic Agriculture In Tanzania / E. Mbiha & G. Ashimogo -- Sustainability Standards And Agro-Food Exports from East Africa / E. Lazaro, L. Riisgaard, F. Kilima, J. Makindara & R Mnenwa -- Localizing private social standards: standard initiatives in Kenyan cut flowers / L. Riisgaard -- Food Safety Standards 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 -- European food safety regulation and developing countries' regulatory problems and possibilities / M. Broberg -- Conclusion / S. Ponte
Summary "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"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Africa.
Farm produce -- Standards -- Africa.
Food industry and trade -- Standards -- Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author Gibbon, Peter.
Lazaro, Evelyne.
Ponte, Stefano.
LC no. 2010002687
ISBN 0230281354 (electronic bk.)
9780230281356 (electronic bk.)