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International Political Economy Series

Global Agro-Food Trade and Standards

Challenges for Africa

Editors: Gibbon, P., Ponte, S., Lazaro, E. (Eds.)

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Standards are replacing tariffs as the main trade barriers facing African agro-food exports. This book examines the challenges and opportunities that new public and private standards present to African countries – focusing on food safety, environmental and climate change, and social and labour standards.

About the authors



PETER GIBBON is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies. His recent work includes Trading Down: Africa, Value Chains and The Global Economy (with Stefano Ponte).

STEFANO PONTE is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies. His recent work includes Trading Down: Africa, Value Chains and The Global Economy (with Peter Gibbon) and The Coffee Paradox: Commodity Trade and the Elusive Promise of Development (with Benoit Daviron).
 
EVELYNE LAZARO is Senior Research Fellow in Agricultural Economics at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. She has published extensively on soil and water management and on agro-food standards.

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'...the editors do a fantastic job...of summarising what is surely a growing trend in agro-food trade, and some authors, notably Riisgaard, offer valuable insights into the local politics of standards and how these are shaped by the continued power of Northern retailers within the value chain.' - Review of African Political Economy


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Agro-Food Trade and Standards
Book Subtitle
Challenges for Africa
Editors
  • P. Gibbon
  • S. Ponte
  • E. Lazaro
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28135-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230281356
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57951-4
Series ISSN
2662-2483
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 275
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