The Human Capital Issue: Ensuring the Future of Food and Agribusiness

As the world’s oldest profession, agriculture has historically been a family-based and deeply local way of life, and the people in agribusiness industries are assumed to be traditional and resistant to evolution. Moreover, agribusinesses are generally defined in a manner that emphasizes their place in the food production chain: dairy farmer, feed manufacturer, integrated food company, etc. Yet contemporary agribusiness is sophisticated and dynamic, with change being driven by rapid advances in technology, communications and globalization.


Editor(s):
IFAMR, IFAMA
Issue Date:
Jun 14 2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
IFAMR (ISSN #: 1559-2448) (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/129162
Published in:
International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Volume 15, Special Issue A
Page range:
1-2
Total Pages:
2
JEL Codes:
Q13
Note:
This is the introduction to a special collection of 23 essays from around the world discussing the challenges and solutions to filling the global talent gap in agribusiness. www.ifama.org
Series Statement:
Volume 15
A




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