Chapter Eight. Making a Living in the Global Economy: Institutional Environments and Value Chain Upgrading

  1. Jeff Neilson and
  2. Bill Pritchard

Published Online: 16 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308723.ch8

Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India

Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India

How to Cite

Neilson, J. and Pritchard, B. (2009) Making a Living in the Global Economy: Institutional Environments and Value Chain Upgrading, in Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308723.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

Book Series:

  1. RGS-IBG Book Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405173933

Online ISBN: 9781444308723

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Keywords:

  • making a living in global economy;
  • process upgrading, product upgrading, functional upgrading, inter-sectoral upgrading;
  • process upgrading initiatives in South Indian tea and coffee;
  • ‘Functional upgrading’- altering positions within chains;
  • ‘intersectoral upgrading’- adoption of generic plantation management skills

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Process Upgrading

  • Product Upgrading

  • Functional Upgrading

  • Intersectoral Upgrading

  • Summary: The Future of Upgrading for South Indian Tea and Coffee