Cluster Farms in Mindanao: Are Smallholder Farmers’ Expectations Being Fulfilled?

Cluster farming means grouping farmers together to consolidate their produce to deliver in bulk, thus saving transportation and transaction costs. As this marketing strategy is an alternative to traditional vegetable marketing practices in the Philippines, there is a need to evaluate the extent to which cluster farming has fulfilled the farmers’ expectations. Th e results demonstrate that even though farmers may not be financially better off, most of the cluster members’ expectations had been met after joining the cluster.


Editor(s):
Batt, Peter J.
Issue Date:
2008
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 1656-3719 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/145095
Published in:
BANWA: A Multidisciplinary Journal
Page range:
39-54
Total Pages:
16




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