Financial value-chain analysis: tuna, shrimp, soy and beef

A.P. van Duijn, R. Beukers, Roberta B. Cow an, L.O. Judge, W. van der Pijl, Indra Römgens, Fleur Scheele, Tim Steinweg

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Abstract

This brochure offers a detailed analysis of the financial vehicles and mechanisms that drive the expansion of production of the following four commodities: skipjack canned tuna; cultured shrimp; soy; and beef. The commodities were selected in view of their global economic importance and their potentially adverse impact on the environment. The financial sector (investors, lenders, insurers, funds, etc.) serves as a gate-keeper to capital flows that are critical in supporting companies’ expansions of operational capacity. This sector can significantly influence how these businesses exploit renewable resources. In this brochure therefore:  The supply chains for each commodity were verified by geography;  The top companies in each segment of the supply chain were identified (e.g. farmers, primary processors, etc.); and  Primary sources of financing were identified.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherLEI Wageningen UR
Number of pages50
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016

Publication series

NameBrochure / LEI Wageningen UR
No.2016-029

Keywords

  • supply chain management
  • agro-industrial chains
  • commodities
  • retail marketing
  • finance
  • tuna
  • shrimps
  • glycine (fabaceae)
  • beef
  • world

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