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Promoting the Kenyan potato value chain: can contract farming help build trust and reduce transaction risks?

Promoting the Kenyan potato value chain: can contract farming help build trust and reduce transaction risks?

Trust and risk in business networks: Proceedings of the 99th Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists EAAE, Bonn, Germany, 8-10 February, 2006: 517-528

African economies are increasingly confronted with changing food and commodity markets due to globalization, economic liberalization and urbanization, which subsequently, change consumer preferences. This poses new opportunities and challenges to small-scale producers, traders and processors along agricultural value chains.

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