Prices and Poverty: Agricultural Commodities and the Position of Small-scale Producers in Global Economic Networks

Karen Elisabet Skytt Ansbæk

Student thesis: Master thesis

Abstract

How can small-scale female producers of shea butter in Northern Ghana obtain fair prices for their products? (1) To what extent can participation in global economic networks offer opportunities of upgrading and fair prices? (2) Do the adequate prerequisites for global trade exist on the local level? If not, how can they be facilitated?

EducationsMSc in Business, Language and Culture, (Graduate Programme) Final Thesis
LanguageEnglish
Publication date2005
Number of pages119