TY - CHAP A1 - Wolfgang Johann von Loeper A2 - Scott Drimie A3 - James Blignaut ED1 - Gokhan Egilmez Y1 - 2018-04-26 PY - 2018 T1 - The Struggles of Smallholder Farmers: A Cause of Modern Agricultural Value Chains in South Africa N2 - This book covers the agricultural value chain issues that occur in different parts of the world and aims to increase our understanding about the sustainable agricultural value chain paradigm. By reading through these chapters, the readers will witness various interesting, sometimes sad, commonalities among different regions of the world, where smallholder farmers and producers are severely affected by various agricultural policy deficiencies or mistakes and inexistences. The book consists of 14 chapters, which comprehensively cover over 20 agricultural products from more than 15 different regions of the world. Various qualitative and quantitative research methods are presented including surveys, case studies, interviews, price transmission, risk analysis, and multiagent system technology. BT - Agricultural Value Chain SP - Ch. 9 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.75710 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.75710 SN - 978-1-78923-007-9 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-01-22 ER -