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Date Authors Title Journal Type
2002 Daviron, Benoit
Gibbon, Peter
Global Commodity Chains and African Export Agriculture Journal of Agrarian Change Journal
2000 Raikes, Philip
Gibbon, Peter
Globalisation and African Export Crop Agriculture Journal of Peasant Studies Journal
2003 Barrientos, Stephanie
Dolan, Catherine S.
Tallontire, Anne
A Gendered Value Chain Approach to Codes of Conduct in African Horticulture World Development Journal
2003 Gibbon, Peter The African Growth and Opportunity Act and the Global Commodity Chain for Clothing World Development Journal
2004 Morris, Mike
Dunne, Nikki
Driving environmental certification: Its impact on the furniture and timber products value chain in South Africa Geoforum Journal
2001 Fold, Niels Restructuring of the European chocolate industry and its impact on cocoa production in West Africa Journal of Economic Geography Journal
2004 Dolan, Catherine S.
Humphrey, John
Changing Governance Patterns in the Trade in Fresh Vegetables between Africa and the United Kingdom Environment and Planning A Journal
2008 Ponte, Stefano Greener than Thou: The Political Economy of Fish Ecolabeling and its Local Manifestations in South Africa World Development Journal
2007 Ponte, Stefano Bans, Tests and Alchemy: Food Safety Regulation and the Uganda Fish Export Industry Agriculture and Human Values Journal
2008 Gibbon, Peter Governance, Entry Barriers, Upgrading: A Re-Interpretation of Some GVC Concepts from the Experience of African Clothing Exports Competition and Change Journal
2001 Hughes, Alexandra Global Commodity Networks, Ethical Trade and Governmentality: Organizing Business Responsibility in the Kenyan Cut Flower Industry Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers Journal
2007 Barrientos, Stephanie
Smith, Sally
Do Workers Benefit from Ethical Trade? Assessing codes of labor practice in global production systems Third World Quarterly Journal
2008 Fold, Niels
Gough, Katherine
From smallholders to transnationals: the impact of changing consumer preferences in the EU on Ghanas pineapple sector Geoforum Journal
2008 Fold, Niels Transnational Sourcing Practices in Ghanas Perennial Crop Sectors Journal of Agrarian Change Journal
2009 Vagneron, Isabelle
Faure, Guy
Loeillet, Denis
Is there a pilot in the chain? Identifying the key drivers of change in the fresh pineapple sector Food Policy Journal
2009 Ponte, Stefano
Ewert, Joachim
Which Way is Up in Upgrading? Trajectories of Change in the Value Chain for South African Wine World Development Journal
2009 Ponte, Stefano Governing through Quality: Conventions and Supply Relations in the Value Chain for South African Wine Sociologia Ruralis Journal
2009 Pfund, Jean-Laurent
Ingram, Verina
Governing NTFP market chains ID 21 Forestry Insights Journal
2010 Bellemare, Marc F. Agricultural Extension and Imperfect Supervision: Evidence from Madagascar Agricultural Economics Journal
2010 Lund-Thomsen, Peter
Nadvi, Khalid
Global Value Chains, Local Collective Action and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Review of Empirical Evidence Business Strategy and the Environment Journal
2011 Riisgaard, Lone
Hammer, Nikolaus
Prospects for Labour in Global Value Chains. Labour Standards in the Cut Flower and Banana Industries British Journal of Industrial Relations Journal
2011 Fold, Niels
Larsen, Marianne N.
Upgrading of smallholder agro-food production in Africa: the role of lead firm strategies and new markets International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development Journal
2011 Morris, Mike
Staritz, Cornelia
Barnes, Justin
Value chain dynamics, local embeddedness, and upgrading in the clothing sectors of Lesotho and Swaziland International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development Journal
2010 Ouma, Stefan Global standards, local realities: Private agrifood governance and the restructuring of the Kenyan horticulture industry Economic Geography Journal
2010 Neimark, Benjamin Subverting regulatory protection of natural commodities: The Prunus africana in Madagascar Development and Change Journal
2012 Dannenberg, Peter
Nduru, Gilbert
Practices in International Value Chains: The Case of the Kenyan Fruit and Vegetable Chain Beyond the Exclusion Debate Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie Journal
2012 Keane, Jodie The Governance of Global Value Chains and the Effects of the Global Financial Crisis Transmitted to Producers in Africa and Asia Journal of Development Studies Journal
2011 Tallontire, Anne
Opondo, Maggie
Nelson, Valerie
Martin, Adrienne
Beyond The Vertical? Using Value Chains And Governance As A Framework To Analyse Private Standards Initiatives In Agri-Food Chains Agriculture and Human Values Journal
2012 Ingram, Verina
Ndumbe, Louis Njie
Ewane, Marcus Elah
Small Scale, High Value: Gnetum africanum and buchholzianum Value Chains in Cameroon Small Scale Forestry Journal
2012 Ingram, Verina Governance of non-timber forest products in the Congo Basin EFTRN News Journal
2010 Mintz-Habib, Nazia Biofuel investment in Tanzania: Omissions in implementation Energy Policy Journal
2013 Volpato, Gabriele
Rossi, Davide
Dentoni, Domenico
A Reward for Patience and Suffering: Ethnomycology and Commodification of Desert Truffles among Sahrawi Refugees and Nomads of Western Sahara Economic Botany Journal
2013 Schure, Jolien
Ingram, Verina
Sakho-Jimbira, M.S.
Levang, Patrice
Wiersum, K.F.
Formalisation of charcoal value chains and livelihood outcomes in Central- and West Africa Energy for Sustainable Development Journal
2014 Ingram, Verina
Schure, Jolien
Awono, Abdon
Ndoye, O.
Gender and forest product value chains in the Congo Basin Forest, Trees and Livelihoods Journal
2012 Ouma, Stefan
Whitfield, Lindsay
The Making and Remaking of Agroindustries in Africa Journal of Development Studies Journal
2012 Ouma, Stefan Creating and Maintaining Global Connections: Agro-business and the Precarious Making of Fresh-cut Markets Journal of Development Studies Journal
2013 Ouma, Stefan
Boeckler, Marc
Lindner, Peter
Extending the Margins of Marketization: Frontier Regions and the Making of Agro-export Markets in northern Ghana Geoforum Journal
2014 Morris, Mike
Fessehaie, Judith
The industrialisation challenge for Africa: Towards a commodities based industrialisation path Journal of African Trade Journal
2017 Diasso, Yankou
Mainguy, Claire
Organic and Fair-Trade Cotton Production Issues in Africa: a Value Chain Approach Applied to Burkina Faso and Mali International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance & Ecology Journal