Support for Farmers' Cooperatives : synthetic summary

J. Bijman, C. Iliopoulos, K.J. Poppe, C. Gijselinckx, K. Hagedorn, M. Hanisch, G.W.J. Hendrikse, R. Kühl, P. Ollila, P. Pyykkönen, G. van der Sangen

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This report provides the overall conclusions of the full study. It was carried out by a European research consortium during 2011 and 2012. Data gathered in all 27 Member States have been presented and analysed in separate country reports. The data collected were also used in preparing eight sector reports, focusing on the role of cooperatives in each of these sectors. At the EU level a number of analyses were performed, studying aspects such as the institutional environment, internal governance, and the position of cooperatives in food supply chains.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen UR
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • cooperatives
  • cooperative activities
  • european union countries

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    Bijman, J., Iliopoulos, C., Poppe, K. J., Gijselinckx, C., Hagedorn, K., Hanisch, M., Hendrikse, G. W. J., Kühl, R., Ollila, P., Pyykkönen, P., & van der Sangen, G. (2012). Support for Farmers' Cooperatives : synthetic summary. Wageningen UR.