Entrepreneurship, Farm Management, New Agribusinesses

Setting up and Running a Small Fruit or Vegetable Processing Enterprise

  If you are interested in starting up a business, food processing offers an excellent opportunity to generate income using locally available resources. Focusing on the establishment of such a business using fruits and vegetables, this detailed and informative manual covers topics such as:...
Barrie Axtell
Peter Fellows
Joseph Hounhouigan
Peggy Oti-Boateng
CTA

Café: Cadena Agroproductiva

  Contenido:  Introducción Características del Cultivo Variedades Comerciales Principales Zonas Productoras de Café en el Perú  Condiciones Agro-climáticas Importancia Agroeconómica Superficie Cosechada Producción nacional Rendimiento...
Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego
Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego

Improved Plantain

  The cultivation of plantain is underexploited due to inadequate provision of good quality propagation material. The negative influence of parasites also leads to the use of poor quality suckers, resulting in a growth cycle of over two years. The return on the effort put in by farmers is...
E. Lionelle Ngo-Samnick
ISF

Learn How to Grow Peppers

  This book provides a step by step guide to production of pepper with much emphasis on out door conditions. It details planning, agronomic aspects and post harvest handling of this vegetable for marketing. The crop protection measures outlined in this book are applicable in both organic and...
Dennis S. Ashilenje
Phoenix Publishers Limited

Work Health and Safety Planning

  Safety is the responsibility of everyone, whether they work, live or visit your farm. However, it’s up to you to put systems in place to help them understand where the risks lie, and how to minimise them. Developing a basic Work Health and Safety (WHS)...
Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation
Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation

Influencing Sustainable Sourcing Decisions in Agri-Food Supply Chains

  This paper presents research findings on influencing sustainable sourcing decisions in agri-food supply chains, providing insight into the role of intermediaries. Based on a literature review, interviews, and case studies from different trading entities, chapter 1 expounds on the different...
Allison Loconto
International Trade Centre

Exporting to Europe - An Introduction

  For over half a century, the European Union (EU) has brought political stability and economic prosperity to its citizens. It has created a frontier-free single market and a single currency, the euro. It has reunited a fractured continent. Europe as a whole is a major economic and commercial...
SIPPO
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

La Producción de Tomate bajo Invernaderos a Pequeña Escala ¿Es rentable?

  La agricultura bajo protección es una tendencia creciente entre pequeños y medianos agricultores de hortalizas en Guatemala. Sin embargo, existe la interrogante sobre la rentabilidad económica de este tipo de proyectos. Se presenta un análisis sobre la producci...
Vilma Porres
Daniel de León
Rolando Cifuentes
Centro de Estudios Agrícolas y Alimentarios

Establishing and Managing Smallholder Vegetable Packhouses to Link Farms and Markets

  Contents:  Packhouse Importance of a Packhouse Establishing a Packhouse Packhouse Operations  Managing a Packhouse  Practical Exercises
Antonio L. Acedo Jr.
Md. Atiqur Rahman
Borarin Buntong
Durga Mani Gautam
The World Vegetable Center

Principios Básicos de Seguros Agrarios

  Contenido:  Los riesgos en la producción agraria Los seguros agrarios. Concepto y funciones Tipos de seguros agrarios Marcos institucional y sistemas de apoyo público Políticas de apoyo a los seguros agrarios y a otras medidas de gestión de riesgos Marcos...
Isabel Bardají
Santiago Escribano
Aberto Garrido
Cajamar Caja Rural