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Inclusiveness of Agricultural Markets and Food Security

  • Vesna Mrdalj
  • Hamid El BilaliEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69626-3_28-1

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The notions such as inclusiveness, inclusive markets, inclusive agricultural markets, inclusive agricultural value chains, and inclusive agricultural supply chains have been broadly introduced in value chain analyses with aim to improve the competitiveness of different supply channels shifted in direction of increasing possible opportunities for the poor (Altenburg 2007). This shift began in the 1990s, when widespread economic liberalization has opened up the RNFE (rural non-farm economy) to new opportunities and to new threats. Liberalization has reduced direct government involvement in agricultural markets, opened new market opportunities for private sector, and relaxed controls on foreign exchange and foreign investment, enabling foreign direct investment inflow across developing world (Haggblade et al. 2007). According to Haggblade et al. (2007, p. 3),...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Faculty of AgricultureUniversity of Banja LukaBanja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.Centre for Development Research (CDR)University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)ViennaAustria

Section editors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Sadegh Allahyari
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Agricultural ManagementRasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, RashtRashtIran