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Enabling agri-entrepreneurship and innovation: empirical evidence and solutions for conflict regions and transitioning economies.

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This book provides information on agri-entrepreneurship from various authors' work in conflict areas (particularly Mindanao in the Philippines), transitional economies and poor countries. The book begins with a comparison of general entrepreneurs with agri-entrepreneurs. The next chapters discuss at some length how entrepreneurial skills training programmes require adjustments and modifications ba...

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Chapter 1 (Page no: 1)

Agri-entrepreneurs and their characteristics.

This chapter begins with an overview of the market conditions and challenges faced by agri-entrepreneurs. The next sections discuss generic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial networks and innovation, supported by agriculture-related examples. This is followed by discussions on the differences between agri-entrepreneurship and new business creation in other industry sectors; the challenges faced by agri-entrepreneurs; the motivations for agribusiness start-ups; value-added agribusiness; as well as the characteristics of successful and unsuccessful agri-entrepreneurs.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 2 (Page no: 18) Comparing agri-entrepreneurs in non-conflict regions versus conflict and transitional economies. Author(s): Sullivan, P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Agri-entrepreneurship enabling program design in conflict regions for youth development: best practices and lessons learned. Author(s): Liang, K. Lee, T. S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 49) A capabilities approach to designing agri-entrepreneurship training programs for conflict-affected regions: the case of central Mindanao, Philippines. Author(s): Pleasant, M. M. Mamiit, R. J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 72) Measuring youth entrepreneurship attributes: the case of an out-of-school youth training program in Mindanao, Philippines. Author(s): Lai, C. Chan, C. Dentoni, D. Neyra, E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 89) Coping strategies for youth entrepreneurs in conflict areas. Author(s): Lee, T. S. Wilson, K. A. Chan, C. Bantilan, J. Bayona, E.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 105) Allowing entrepreneurs to save profits is important to motivation, sustainability, and resilience: can all cultures support this? Author(s): Hollyer, J. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 121) Assessing gender gaps in information delivery for better farming decisions: the case of Albania. Author(s): Zhllima, E. Rama, K.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 135) Is marketing intelligence necessary in conflict and transitional region markets? Author(s): Sullivan, P. Ortez, M. Mission, L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 148) Urban consumer preferences for food in post-conflict economies: the case of Kosovo. Author(s): Canavari, M. Imami, D. Gjonbalaj, M. Gjokaj, E. Alishani, A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 164) Characterizing farmer innovation behavior for agricultural technologies in transitional areas facing environmental change. Author(s): Halbrendt, J. Paudel, B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 183) Understanding conservation agriculture adopter's information network to promote innovation and agricultural entrepreneurship: the case of tribal farmers in the Hill Region of Nepal. Author(s): Paudel, B. Wilson, K. A. Chan, C. Tamang, B. B.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780647753
  • Record Number
  • 20173039532