Agroindustrialization through institutional innovation Transaction costs , cooperatives and milk-market development in the east-African highlands

  • Garth Hollowaya, Charles Nicholsonb, Chris Delgadoc, Steve Staald, Simeon Ehuia
  • Published 2000

Abstract

Some small-holders are able to generate reliable and substantial income flows through small-scale dairy production for the local market; for others, a set of unique transaction costs hinders participation. Cooperative selling institutions are potential catalysts for mitigating these costs, stimulating entry into the market, and promoting growth in rural… (More)

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