Global Value Chains: Linking Local Producers from Developing Countries to International Markets

Amsterdam University Press

This book contains seven case studies of global value chains as well as a discussion of the theory behind these chains. Specifically, it examines the impact of global value chains on local upgrading strategies, as well as the role of governments, buyers, donors, and civil society in influencing value chains and the importance of partnerships as mechanisms for value chain upgrading. An impressive group of eminent scholars deliver a thorough examination of this important economic and political phenomenon.
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About the author

Meine Pieter van Dijk is an economist, professor of water services management at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, professor of entrepreneurship at MSM, and professor of urban management in the Institute of Social Studies and the Institute of Housing and Urban Development at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Jacques Trienekens is associate professor of management studies at Wageningen University and Research Center.

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Publisher
Amsterdam University Press
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Published on
Dec 31, 2012
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Pages
279
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ISBN
9789089643605
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Economics / General
Political Science / General
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