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

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...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Sipes, B.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Liang, K.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Coping strategies for youth entrepreneurs in conflict areas.

This chapter examines the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in conflict regions, and the ways that entrepreneurs cope with those challenges, with a focus on youth entrepreneurs. It presents a case study from Mindanao, Philippines conducted through a qualitative/quantitative survey of youth...

Author(s)
Lee, T. S.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Bantilan, J.; Bayona, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparing agri-entrepreneurs in non-conflict regions versus conflict and transitional economies.

This chapter discusses agri-entrepreneurship in non-conflict zones, conflict zones, and transitional economies. The introduction provides an overview of global agriculture and entrepreneurship, followed by separate sections for non-conflict zones (developed countries), conflict zones, and...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A capabilities approach to designing agri-entrepreneurship training programs for conflict-affected regions: the case of central Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter presents a conceptual model for devising trainings aimed at improving the livelihoods of the rural poor in conflict-affected regions by enhancing capabilities and mentoring the choice of functions. Specifically, it proposes the development of an agricultural entrepreneurship training...

Author(s)
Pleasant, M. M.; Mamiit, R. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring youth entrepreneurship attributes: the case of an out-of-school youth training program in Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter focuses on developing a survey that measures entrepreneurship attributes of potential youth entrepreneurs by adapting the extant entrepreneurship theory to the case study context of out-of-school youth (OSY) in Mindanao, Philippines. The adapted survey measures a hybrid set of...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Dentoni, D.; Neyra, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Allowing entrepreneurs to save profits is important to motivation, sustainability, and resilience: can all cultures support this?

In this chapter, some of the cultural frameworks that can impact individual entrepreneurial behaviour are discussed and compared. Working for someone and being an entrepreneur, working for oneself (or family), have very different risk and reward profiles. The chapter discusses the entrepreneur's...

Author(s)
Hollyer, J. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing gender gaps in information delivery for better farming decisions: the case of Albania.

This chapter describes the key issues influencing access by rural women to extension and farm advisory services in Albania, a typical post-socialist country. The access of women to extension service falls far short of what is needed considering that the public sector investments in agricultural...

Author(s)
Zhllima, E.; Rama, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Is marketing intelligence necessary in conflict and transitional region markets?

The chapter discusses marketing intelligence within the context of micro, small, and medium-size entrepreneurs (MSMEs), relative to conducting business in transitional and developing countries. In addition, this chapter covers agri-entrepreneurship in conflict zones, as well as the challenges in...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.; Ortez, M.; Mission, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter

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