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Agroindustrial project analysis : critical design factors / James E. Austin
Bib ID 600109
Format BookBook
Author
Austin, James E
 
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1992 
xi, 258 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0801845300
Series

EDI series in economic development

Full contents
  • Foreword / Amnon Golan
  • 1. An Overview. Defining Agroindustry. A Force for Development. Organization of the Chapters
  • 2. A Systems Approach to Agroindustrial Analysis. Production Chain Linkages. Macro-Micro Policy Linkages. Institutional Linkages. International Linkages
  • 3. The Marketing Factor. Primary Elements. Consumer Analysis. Analysis of the Competitive Environment. The Marketing Plan. Demand Forecasting. Summary. The Marketing Factor: Salient Points for Project Analysis
  • 4. The Procurement Factor. Primary Elements. Adequate Quantity of Raw Materials. Acceptable Quality of Inputs. Appropriate Timing. Reasonable Cost. Organization of the Procurement System. Summary. The Procurement Factor: Salient Points for Project Analysis
  • 5. The Processing Factor. Primary Elements. Processing Technology. Plant Location. Inventory Management. Packaging and Other Inputs. Programming and Control. By-products. Summary. The Processing Factor: Salient Points for Project Analysis. App. A. Checklist of Critical Questions for Agroindustrial Project Analysis
  • App. B. Biotechnology Glossary
  • App. C. Illustrative Costs of Food-processing Technologies.
 
Notes

"Published for the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-203) and index.

Subjects Agricultural industries.  |  Agricultural development projects - Evaluation.
Other authors/contributors Economic Development Institute (Washington, D.C.)

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