+++ Abstract submission open until 4 March +++

Conference Structure

Day 1.   The (re-)emergence of large scale agriculture: Drivers and determinants

  • Institutional framework and structural preconditions;
  • Structural change in agriculture;
  • Competition on factor and output markets;
  • Concentration processes and market power in modern supply chains;
  • Impacts on producers and societal welfare.

Day 2.   Can large-scale agriculture address stakeholder interests?

  • Corporate governance;
  • Operational transparency;
  • Corporate social responsibility and business ethics;
  • Environmental implications and challenges.

Day 3.   Perspectives and challenges for large-scale agriculture

  • Efficiency and productivity;
  • Access to finance;
  • Risk management;
  • Human resource management;
  • Welfare and distributional justice in rural areas.