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The Rise of Buyer-Driven Sustainability Governance: Emerging Trends in the Global Coffee Sector

@article{Grabs2017TheRO,
  title={The Rise of Buyer-Driven Sustainability Governance: Emerging Trends in the Global Coffee Sector},
  author={Janina Grabs},
  journal={Food Politics & Sociology eJournal},
  year={2017}
}
  • Janina Grabs
  • Published 2017
  • Business
  • Food Politics & Sociology eJournal
  • The coffee industry connects millions of smallholder farmers with global markets and has historically been a frontrunner in sustainability efforts. Yet, the governance of this value chain and its sustainability depends on the distribution of power between market actors. This paper applies a Global Value Chain approach (Gereffi, 1999) to characterize the current distribution of power and opportunities in the coffee sector, and examines how this characterization has influenced the sector’s non… CONTINUE READING
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