Organic certification schemes: managerial skills and associated costs

Organic certification schemes: managerial skills and associated costs

AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT, MARKETING
AND FINANCE OCCASIONAL PAPER 16

Organic certification schemes:
managerial skills
and associated costs

Synthesis report from case studies
in the rice and vegetable sectors

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    FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2007


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART 1   (Download pdf 390 Kb)

    Preface
    Executive summary

PART 2   (Download pdf 434 Kb)

1   Introduction
2   Methodology
3   General features of the organic sector in the case studies
4   Marketing strategies and organizational structures

PART 3   (Download pdf 471 Kb)

5   Certification schemes and quality assurance system
6   Certification schemes and quality assurance system

PART 4   (Download pdf 508 Kb)

7   Managerial skills and certification costs at the farm level
8   Conclusions and recommendations
9   References


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