Supermarket Buying Power: Global Supply Chains and Smallholder Farmers

By Oli Brown, Christina Sander on April 12, 2007
Supermarkets now dominate food sales in developed countries and are rapidly expanding their global presence. This paper is about the impact of the supermarkets' increased market power on global supply chains and what this means for smallholder farmers in the developing world trying to sell their produce to the potentially lucrative markets of the developed world.

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IISD, 2007