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Jos Bijman

Jos Bijman

Jos Bijman applies economics and organisation theory in research on cooperatives and producer organisations (POs). The key topic is the implication of value chain integration for the structure and strategy of these organisations. Individual projects focus on quality improvement, member commitment, decision-making and ownership structures.

Understanding successful inclusion in value chains

Improving market access, linking farmers to markets, developing inclusive value chains; these are popular but challenging activities among development practitioners. The challenges results from the limited capabilities of (small) farmers to produce the right products…

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