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Gouvernance, signes de qualité et équité dans les filières du commerce équitable


  • Aurélie Carimentrand

    (ADES - Aménagement, Développement, Environnement, Santé et Sociétés - Université Bordeaux Segalen - Bordeaux 2 - UBM - Université Bordeaux Montaigne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Jérôme Ballet

    (UMI RESILIENCES - Unité mixte internationale Résiliences - IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement - Centre ivoirien de recherches économiques et sociales (CIRES) - Université de Cocody)

  • Marie-Christine Renard

    (UACh - Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo)


This article aims at studying fairtrade chain governance in the global value chain framework. We underline first that increasing buyers' requirements on intrinsic quality of products have led to buyer-driven chain. Concerning extrinsic quality of products, notably social and environmental quality, chain have evolved towards co-driven chains between buyers and NGO managing labels in the case of certified chain, and co-driven chain between producers and activist buyers in the case of alternative chain.

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  • Aurélie Carimentrand & Jérôme Ballet & Marie-Christine Renard, 2011. "Gouvernance, signes de qualité et équité dans les filières du commerce équitable," Post-Print halshs-00771535, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00771535
    DOI: 10.1080/02255189.2011.622603
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