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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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Agri-entrepreneurship enabling program design in conflict regions for youth development: best practices and lessons learned.

This chapter first presents some background discussion on positive youth development, linking to a best practice of utilizing youth entrepreneurship education programmes to change lives for young people in conflict regions. The chapter offers an overview of the issues of out-of-school youth in a conflict region where a youth entrepreneurship programme has been established in Mindanao, Philippines. A description of the youth agri-entrepreneurship programme, UPLOAD JOBS, is provided to introduce its staffing and programme contents. Outcomes and evaluations of the UPLOAD JOBS are also summarized. Finally discussions of the impacts and future development conclude this chapter.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Agri-entrepreneurs and their characteristics. Author(s): Sullivan, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 18) Comparing agri-entrepreneurs in non-conflict regions versus conflict and transitional economies. Author(s): Sullivan, P.
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
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 120 Gibbs Hall, 1601 E. Market St, Greensboro, NC 27411, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780647753
  • Record Number
  • 20173039534