Persone, alimentazione e ambiente.

BCFN YES! 2017

Effects of Domestic Market Institutions on Third-Party Certification Programs and Attendant Impacts on Intermediary Buyers and Smallholders

Ebenezer Offei Ansah
Ebenezer Offei Ansah
Ghana
Michigan State University - United States of America
Ghana

With innovative, practical, and interdisciplinary research ideas, I aim to influence policies for improved nutrition, health, and environmental sustainability

My project would examine how market institutions affect the performance of certification programs, and the attendant impacts on intermediary buyers and smallholders. It would advance the design of a framework for implementing and assessing certification of smallholders. Such a framework is imperative because of the increasing use of certification as components of environmentally and socially sustainable agribusiness and public food policy. The project design would be grounded in a mixed-method approach, using grounded-theory, and theories in institutional and information economics. The widespread certification of cash crops in Ghana provides a context with different market institutions for this project. Data will be collected from intermediary buyers and smallholders using focus groups discussions, in-depth interviews, and surveys. Qualitative and survey data would be analyzed using iterative coding, and descriptive and inferential statistics as well as regression models respectively.

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