Entrepreneurship, Farm Management, New Agribusinesses

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...
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

Smallholder to Shareholders: A Guide to Optimizing Partnerships with the Private Sector for Smallholder Impact

  No longer within the confines of corporate social responsibility programs, these models have helped move business from the margins to the mainstream. Yet many of these approaches continue to be the exception, rather than the rule. Why then are these models and private sector partnership...
Feed the Future
Feed the Future

Marketing Manual and Web Directory for Organic Spices, Culinary Herbs and Essential Oils

  Contents:  Introduction and Summary World Organic Trade- An Overview Organic Spices and Herbs Organic Essential Oils and Oleoresins   
Mike Jack
International Trade Centre

Is Your Agribusiness Project Feasible?

  This publication reviews the types of situations requiring feasibility analyses and discusses what is involved in conducting a feasibility analysis. It is also designed to serve as a guide for conducting adequate and meaningful feasibility studies.
Richard W. Schermerhorn
UGA Extension

Interpersonal Mediation

  Wherever choices exist there is potential for disagreement. Such differences, when handled properly, can result in richer, more effective, creative solutions and interaction. But alas, it is difficult to consistently turn differences into opportunities. When disagreement is poorly dealt with...
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California