Strategic Alliances and Sustainable Coffee Production: The Shaded System of Baturite, State of Ceara, Brazil
AbstractThe study aims to assess the entry of coffee producers into the specialty coffee segment that is differentiated by social and environmental attributes. It shows the experience of shaded coffee growers participating in the Projeto CafÃ© EcolÃ³gico, placed in the BaturitÃ© Mountains Environmental Protection Area, an Atlantic Forest region in CearÃ¡ State, Brazil. Emphasis is placed on horizontal and vertical strategic alliances among actors involved in the production, processing and distribution of ecological coffee. It highlights the articulation between government and NGOs, under both contractual and institutional approaches.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA) in its journal International Food and Agribusiness Management Review.
Volume (Year): 06 (2003)
Issue (Month): 02 ()
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