Entrepreneurship, Farm Management, New Agribusinesses

From niche to mainstream – Halal Goes Global

The halal food sector is estimated to be a trillion-dollar global market, based on the preferences of an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims around the world.This publication is the first to provide an overview of the global halal food and beverage market. It contains trade data, outlines consumer trends...
Abdalhamid Evans
Sadiq Syed
International Trade Centre

An Assessment of Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) Potential as a Grain Crop on Marginal Lands in Pakistan

  Abstract: Quinoa belongs to family Chenopodiaceae and is related to well-known agricultural crops such as sugar beet (Beta vulgaris), spinach (Spinacia oleracea) and amaranth and is known to be an integral food grain source in the Andean region, from where it spread to other regions and...
Muhammad Aamir Iqbal
American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci.

Chile: exportación paso a paso

Ofrecemos una completa guía para quienes se están iniciando en su proceso exportador y tienen dudas o necesitan información detallada sobre cada uno de los pasos a seguir.
Dirección General de Relaciones Económicas Internacionales - Gobierno de Chile
Dirección General de Relaciones Económicas Internacionales - Gobierno de Chile

Import intelligence study: Wine in Bolivia

Bolivia offers opportunities for European wine importers. 99% of all Bolivian vineyards are situated at an altitude between 1,600 and 3,000 metres above sea level. There is no other wine production country in the world with these characteristics. And there are many ancestral vineyards with vines of...
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

A Participatory Guide to Developing Partnerships, Area Resource Assessment and Planning Together

This manual is part of a series of good practice guides describing the components of the participatory and area-based approach to rural agroenterprise development. The manual lays the groundwork for rural agroenterprise projects by leading service providers through an asset-based analysis of the...
M. Lundy
M. V. Gottret
R. Best
S. Ferris
Catholic Relief Services

Center-Pivot-Irrigated Dry-Edible Bean Cost-Return Budget in Western Kansas

The information in this projected budget reflects expected income and costs based on typical production practices in the region. These values should be used as a guide, but individuals are encouraged to use their own values reflecting their specific land productive capabilities and farming system...
Department of Agricultural Economics of Kansas State University
Kansas State University

Guarán: Modelo de gestión económica para viveros

“Guarán” es una herramienta informática para determinar el costo total de producción de plantas y plantines y el costo específico por especie. La herramienta fue desarrollada por un equipo de la Agencia de Extensión del INTA San Pedro, en...
L. Hansen
L. Rios
A. Heguiabeheri
R. Borda
INTA

Importancia de los estudios de pre-factibilidad técnica de una actividad agrícola

Es frecuente encontrar empresas que luego de iniciar su actividad agrícola, se dan cuenta que cometieron un error al comprar la finca, ya que las condiciones de la misma o del lugar en que se encuentra, no eran las óptimas para el desarrollo de la explotación que se ten...
Alfredo Durán Quirós
Dennis Mora Acedo
Universidad de Costa Rica

Customer Service Strategies That Work

Customer service is an organization’s ability to meet its customers’ needs and desires, while consistently exceeding their expectations. To ensure that your business is customer-focused, it is important to create a comprehensive customer service plan. Writing down this plan will help...
J. Kelly
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Identificación de mercados: Guía básica para microempresarios rurales

Cada vez es más importante conocer el mercado como un paso previo a la toma de decisiones con respecto a la producción y la comercialización de bienes y servicios rurales. Esto origina un cambio notorio en la visión tradicional de los productores y de las organizaciones...
Jesús Rivera Velasco
Hernando Riveros
Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura – IICA