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Global Value Chains: Linking Local Producers from Developing Countries to International Markets Meine Pieter Van Dijk

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

Meine Pieter Van Dijk

Published June 15th 2012
ISBN : 9789089643605
Paperback
279 pages
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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,MoreThis 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.