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Chain members' perception of vegetable value chains in Papua New Guinea (PNG)


Palaniappan, G and Bonney, L and Chambers, B and Birch, C, Chain members' perception of vegetable value chains in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Proceedings of the 2011 Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research Vegetable Centre Industry Communication Forum, 14 July 2011, Longford, Tasmania, pp. 1-1. (2011) [Conference Extract]

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Vegetable crops are traditional staple foods in PNG. However, production and yields have declined, with adversely affecting diet and economic wellbeing, and raining long-standing concerns about adequacy of Port Moresby’s fresh food supplies. Importation of Australian rice, fruit and vegetables symbolises continuing dependence on Australia and is negative for the balance of payments.

Item Details

Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:value chain, subsistence farmers
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Horticultural production
Research Field:Horticultural production not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Horticultural crops
Objective Field:Field grown vegetable crops
UTAS Author:Palaniappan, G (Dr Gomathy Palaniappan)
UTAS Author:Bonney, L (Associate Professor Laurie Bonney)
UTAS Author:Birch, C (Associate Professor Colin Birch)
ID Code:70012
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Agricultural Science
Deposited On:2011-05-27
Last Modified:2014-10-01

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