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1. Do small food businesses enable small farms to connect to regional food systems? Evidence from 9 European regions.

For small farms across Europe, connecting to small food businesses offers a significant route to market. We analyse survey data from 85 small food businesses in nine European regions and explore the enabling and limiting conditions around this connectivity. We show how connectivity depends on...

Author(s) : Hernández, P. A.; Galli, F.; Prosperi, P.; Sandra Šumane; Duckett, D.; Almaas, H. E.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.many

2. Value chain partnerships and farmer entrepreneurship as balancing ecosystem services: implications for agri-food systems resilience.

Both in the European Union (EU) and worldwide, the resilience of agri-food systems depends on the human ability to balance between socio-economic and ecological trade-offs. Recent ecosystem services literature acknowledges that smallholder farmers' participation to stakeholder partnerships and...

Author(s) : Manyise, T.; Dentoni, D.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49 ref.many

3. Analysis of financial support instruments for social enterprises in Latvia.

Social enterprises have positive effect on sustainable development, and they have become an important instrument for solving social problems (especially in rural areas), as the national and local governments alone cannot solve all such problems. To foster the development of social entrepreneurship, ...

Author(s) : Licite-Kurbe, L.; Gintere, D.

Publisher : Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia

Journal article : Rural Sustainability Research 2021 Vol.45 pp.76-84 ref.22

4. The impact of service quality and customer satisfaction on consumer spending in wineries.

The purpose of the study is to examine the key attributes of winery service quality that affect winery visitors' satisfaction. The study also investigates the key factors that affect winery visitors' spending at a winery. Data are obtained from a survey of winery visitors about their evaluation of...

Author(s) : Lee Kyuho; Madanoglu, M.; Ha Inhyuck; Fritz, A.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Service Industries Journal 2021 Vol.41 No.3/4 pp.248-260 ref.53

5. Sustaining supply chain relationships for co-operative success: the case of South Devon Organic Producers Co-operative (UK).

Co-operatives play a vital role in supplying various goods and services in the UK, as well as in other parts of the world. In the past twenty years co-operatives have become important players in modern organic food supply chains, providing small-scale farmers with access to knowledge and markets,...

Author(s) : Bailey, A. R.; Fu Jia; Dong Hao; Martins, T. S.

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.162-178 ref.5

6. Authorities as enablers in rural business support policy regime - case-study Finland.

This article focuses on rural business support as a policy regime of the second pillar of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). We examine the relationships present in the regime to find out how authorities become enablers in the entrepreneurship promotion process. A rural business support regime...

Author(s) : Kujala, P.; Virkkala, S.; Lähdesmäki, M.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.212-233 ref.many

7. The role of access to finance for smallholders' seed business growth in Nepal.

Finance is vital for commercialising seed businesses and the Government of Nepal has launched a priority sector-lending plan (PSLP) for financing agriculture. This article assesses the use and role of finance and the challenges in accessing PSLP loans, using interviews with 197 farmer households...

Author(s) : Choudhary, D.; Banskota, K.; Khanal, N.; Gyawali, P.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Development in Practice 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.139-149 ref.21

8. A research on gastronomy products with geographical indications: case of the city of Giresun.

Recent changes in the travel trends of tourists have given cause for new strategies by tourist destinations. One of the most important factors for a tourist destination to be able to compete with another is to be able to incorporate the local cusine and the regional products within tourism...

Foreign Title :Coğrafi işaretli gastronomi ürünleri üzerine bir araştırma: giresun ili örneği.

Author(s) : Pasli, M. M.

Publisher : Üzeyir KEMENT, Ordu, Turkey

Journal article : Tourism and Recreation 2021 Vol.3 No.1 pp.93-99 ref.29

9. A land of cheese: from food innovation to tourism development in rural Catalonia.

Cheese recently acquired a major role as a tourist attraction, cheese tourism appearing in parallel to the increasing regional impact of food tourism practices. As a means of valuing local produce, recovering cultural heritage and appreciating natural landscapes, cheese making became a significant...

Author(s) : Fusté-Forné, F.; Cerdan, L. M. I.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change 2021 Vol.19 No.2 pp.166-183 ref.107

10. Planning agritourism development in Sri Lanka: farmers' incentives and barriers.

This chapter aims to understand farmers' perceptions of agritourism in emerging economies of South Asia, using Sri Lanka as a focus case. In achieving the aim, the chapter contributes to understanding agritourism within emerging economies in three ways. First, it proposes to identify farmers'...

Author(s) : Niranjan, F.; Croy, G.

Book chapter : Tourism planning and development in South Asia 2021 pp.23-41 ref.50

11. Motivations, challenges, and self-transformations of farmers engaged in farm tourism on a tropical island.

Few studies of agritourism have focused on farm tourism on tropical islands, and even fewer have explored the motivations, challenges, and/or self-transformations of farmers engaged in farm tourism in such settings. To help fill these research gaps, this article reports on a qualitative field study ...

Author(s) : Yu Wen; Spencer, D. M.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Heritage Tourism 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.164-180 ref.52

12. Addressing tensions and paradoxes in sustainable wine industry: the case of the association "Le Donne del Vino".

Practising sustainable business in the wine industry requires addressing social, economic and environmental goals. This paper focuses on the process of addressing tensions and paradoxes amongst these goals at the different levels of the service ecosystem in the Italian sustainable wine industry and ...

Author(s) : Anzivino, A.; Galli, M.; Sebastiani, R.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.8 ref.68

13. Hazard in food processing. study case of Romanian agricultural mountain farms.

The paper approach the problems of hazard in hygienic processing in Romanian agri-touristic farms, taking in consideration the main food contaminants that can occur during regular activity. There are presented pathogens associated with animals that can present food-borne health risks to human and...

Author(s) : Gaceu, L.

Publisher : Transilvania University Press, Braşov, Romania

Journal article : Journal of EcoAgriTourism 2021 Vol.17 No.1 pp.41-47 ref.17

14. Empirical analysis on the performance of rural credit cooperative's shareholding reform based on the rationale of isomorphic incentive compatibility.

Rural economic development helps reduce the income inequality in China. Existing studies show the positive effects of rural reforms, however, whether the rural credit cooperative's shareholding reform promotes rural economic development and whether effects are exerted through the synergism between...

Author(s) : Hu Yue; Lu SiWei; Zhang HuiYuan; Liu GuiBo; Peng JiangAng

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.5 ref.107

15. Use of human resources information system in agricultural companies in the Czech republic.

High-quality information systems explicitly focused on working with people help companies meet the increasingly complex requirements for registration of attendance, forms, employment contracts, and much more. The article's main goal is to identify areas of human resources management for which...

Author(s) : Vrabcová, P.; Urbancová, H.

Publisher : Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Journal article : Agricultural Economics (Zemedelská Ekonomika) 2021 Vol.67 No.5 pp.173-180 ref.29

16. Is internationalisation really an available choice for micro firms producing cava and prosecco superiore? A cross-country, entrepreneurial action perspective.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine pathways towards, and the rationale behind internationalisation from the perspectives of micro firms' operators involved in the globally competitive wine industry. Moreover, drawing from entrepreneurial action theory, the study developed a...

Author(s) : Alonso, A. D.; Kok SengKiat

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : British Food Journal 2021 Vol.123 No.2 pp.475-491

17. The influence of new agricultural business entities on the economic welfare of farmer's families.

Promoting the coordinated development of new agricultural business entities and small farmers is an important way to realize rural revitalization. It is undoubtedly of great significance to clarify the impact and its mechanism of new agricultural business entities on the economic welfare of...

Author(s) : Cheng LingJuan; Zou Wei; Duan KaiFeng

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agriculture 2021 Vol.11 No.9 ref.32

18. Selling together: the benefits of cooperatives to women honey producers in Ethiopia.

Smallholder farmers in developing countries encounter multiple barriers in access to inputs and technology, which prevent them from reaping the benefits from market participation. Women farmers face additional constraints due to gender norms that further limit their engagement in productive...

Author(s) : Serra, R.; Davidson, K. A.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Agricultural Economics 2021 Vol.72 No.1 pp.202-223

19. Financial performance analysis: a comparative study of Himachal Pradesh state cooperative banks and regional rural banks in Himachal Pradesh.

The present paper attempts to study the financial performance of HPSCB and RRB's in Himachal Pradesh. The study covers the period from ten years, i.e., 2007-08 to 2016-17. In the present study, to know these two banks' financial performance in the State of Himachal Pradesh, various parameters such...

Author(s) : Sanjeet Sharma; Sheela Devi

Publisher : International Journal of Research in Commerce and Management, Yumuna Nager, India

Journal article : International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics and Management 2021 Vol.11 No.3 pp.11-15

20. Analysis of the agri-business sector as a potential and sustainability sector in food security.

Indonesia has the potential for natural resources, namely forestry, plantations, livestock, fisheries and food crops (agribusiness sector), which is why Indonesia is known as an agricultural country. This agribusiness sector in the abbreviated Gross Regional Domestic Product (agriculture, forestry...

Author(s) : Patiung Markus; Susilo Achmadi; Ernawati

Publisher : iVolga Press, Orel, Russia

Journal article : Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences 2021 Vol.5 No.113 pp.16-24 ref.20

21. The role of human resources quality for improving cooperatives performance in Indonesia.

Cooperatives must be able to provide quality products or services, especially quickness of service to attract the customers and winning in competition. The human resources affect to the organizational efficiency and a major expense for the companies in running its business. This study examines the...

Author(s) : Astuty, E. D.; Yuliana, R. R. R. D.

Publisher : iVolga Press, Orel, Russia

Journal article : Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences 2021 Vol.5 No.113 pp.34-44 ref.26

22. A research on entrepreneurship'scharacteristics of agriculturalcooperatives in Aydın province.

Objective: In this study, the cooperative culture and entrepreneurship characteristics of the agricultural purpose cooperative managers in Aydın province was examined. Material and Methods: The data of the research consists of a face-to-face interviews with the heads of the board of directors of 93 ...

Foreign Title :Aydın ilinde tarımsal amaçlı kooperatiflerin girişimcilik özelliklerinin incelenmesi üzerine bir araştırma.

Author(s) : Sayar, N.; Tunalioğlu, R.

Publisher : Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dekanligi, Bornova, Turkey

Journal article : Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi 2021 Vol.58 No.1 pp.125-135 ref.16

23. Factors affecting Canadian credit unions' financial performance.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the factors that affect the Canadian credit unions' financial performance which play an important role in providing financial services to the agriculture sector. Design/methodology/approach: We surveyed the literature to identify different...

Author(s) : Almehdawe, E.; Khan, S.; Lamsal, M.; Poirier, A.

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Finance Review 2021 Vol.81 No.1 pp.51-75

24. Green process innovation, green product innovation and its economic performance improvement paths: a survey and structural model.

Green technology innovation is an important driving force for high-quality development in China. Recently, much attention has focused on the connotation, influencing factors and mode selection of green technology innovation, yet few studies have systematically tested the transmission paths between...

Author(s) : Wang MingYue; Li YingMing; Li JunQiang; Wang ZiTong

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2021 Vol.297

25. Strategic positioning of the farm holiday's post-pandemic competitive advantages: fresh air and sunlight.

The farm holiday has the potential to rebound faster following the COVID-19 pandemic than many other forms of tourism. This potential is due to two elements that are abundant in the location of holiday farms: fresh air and sunlight. This conceptual paper synthesizes various streams of research that ...

Author(s) : Quendler, E.; Magnini, V. P.; Driouech, N.

Publisher : De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.22-51 ref.112