| MARKET RESEARCH FOR AGRO PROCESSORS: MARKETING EXTENSION GUIDE |
subjects: Rural finance and Book-keeping
levels and types of education: Non-formal education Secondary and vocational education
FAO, ROME, 1993
|English||This guide is a useful tool for entrepreneurs and companies, banks, extension workers and NGOs involved in agro processing business.
It describes the market research that agro processors can carry out, and some of the ways of doing such research. Market research is essential before embarking on any agro processing venture. It is addressed to entrepreneurs and companies who are planning to develop medium sized agro processing business. It is also intended to be used by banks that need to understand the potential market before lending for agro processing, by consulting firms and individuals offering market research services in developing countries. Extension workers and NGOs who are supporting rural processing ventures could also use parts of this guide.
English version in PDF
Contact: Andrew W.Shepherd
Agriculture and Consumer Department
Agriculture Management, Marketing and Finance Service
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153