Exploring the significance of entrepreneurship in agriculture

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    Abstract

    Entrepreneurship in agriculture is an important issue in Europe. Policy makers, researchers, farmers’ unions and advisory services are all working on the development of entrepreneurship in agriculture. The question answered in this report is why entrepreneurship in agriculture is important and what kind of entrepreneurial skills farmers require. This report is part of the European research project ‘Developing Entrepreneurial Skills of Farmers’ (www.esofarmers.org). Research institutes from six countries are involved in this project (England/UK, Finland, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland). The report covers one phase of the project, which has the following objective: Exploration of the significance of entrepreneurship in agriculture in selected European countries.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFrick
    PublisherResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL
    Number of pages127
    ISBN (Print)9783037360088
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Publication series

    NameReport / Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL
    PublisherResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL

    Keywords

    • agricultural situation
    • organic farming
    • entrepreneurship
    • interviews
    • farmers' attitudes
    • multifunctional agriculture

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