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Author Wafullah, Nekesah T.

Title Agricultural Cooperatives.

Publication Info. Ashland : Delve Publishing, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource (246 pages)
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Contents Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; About the Author; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 Definition and Principles of Agricultural Cooperatives; 1.0 Introduction; 1.1 What is a Cooperative?; 1.2 Qualities of Cooperatives; 1.3 How Cooperatives Differ From Financier-Oriented Organizations; 1.4 Cooperative Organization Principles; 1.5 Types of Cooperatives; 1.6 Misuse of Cooperative Principles; 1.7 Why are Farmers Interested in Cooperatives?; 1.8 Required to Form Agricultural Cooperatives
1.9 The Levels of Agricultural Cooperatives1.10 Function of Cooperatives and Their Development; 1.11 Leadership and Governance in Agricultural Cooperatives; References; Chapter 2 History and the Growth of Agricultural Cooperatives; 2.0 Introduction; 2.1 A Brief History of the Cooperative Movement; 2.2 Modern Agricultural Cooperatives; 2.3 Growth of the Cooperative Movement; 2.4 Future of Cooperatives?; 2.5 The Cooperative Movement For Social and Economic Revolution; 2.6 The Cooperative Body in Economic Thinking; References; Chapter 3 Theories and Approaches in Agricultural Cooperative
3.0 Introduction3.1 The Development of the Theory of Cooperatives; 3.2 Transaction Cost Economics; 3.3 Agency Theory; 3.4 Home Rights Theory; 3.5 Social Movement Theory; 3.6 Structural Conflict Theory; 3.7 The Social Capital Theory; 3.8 Group Formation Theory; References; Chapter 4 Underlying Economic Principles Governing Agricultural Cooperatives; 4.0 Introduction; 4.1 Underlying Principles of Cooperation; 4.2 Typical Cooperative Functions; 4.3 Underlying Economic Principles That Cause Success of Cooperatives; 4.4 Prospective Strengths and Weaknesses of a Cooperative
4.5 Equity and Debt Considerations4.6 Cooperative Effects on Public Law; References; Chapter 5 Problems Fundamental in Agricultural Cooperatives; 5.0 Introduction; 5.1 Free-Rider Problem; 5.2 Horizon Issue; 5.3 Portfolio Problem; 5.4 Control Problem; 5.5 Influence Cost Issue; 5.6 Inadequate Supply of Farm Inputs; 5.7 Inadequate Working Capital; 5.8 Inadequate Capital Expense; 5.9 Low Rate of Technology Adoption; 5.10 Poor Extension Solutions; 5.11 Ecological Threats; 5.12 Postharvest Losses; 5.13 Low Level of Education; 5.14 Communal/Religious Crisis; 5.15 Important Solutions; References
Chapter 6 Capital and Agricultural Cooperatives6.0 Introduction; 6.1 Financing of Standard Cooperatives; 6.2 Equity and Risk In Agricultural Cooperative; 6.3 Financing Options Readily Available to Agricultural Cooperatives; 6.4 Aspects of Cooperative Financing; 6.5 Financial Keys to Success of Cooperatives; 6.6 Important Barriers; 6.7 The Cost of Capital Principle; 6.8 Cost-of-Capital and Capital Structure Issues; 6.9 The Cost-of-Capital Problem; 6.10 Developing Approaches to the Cost of Capital; References; Chapter 7 Agricultural Cooperatives and Efficiency in Agriculture; 7.0 Introduction
Note 7.1 Efficiency in Agriculture
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Subject Agriculture, Cooperative.
Agriculture, Cooperative.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Wafullah, Nekesah T. Agricultural Cooperatives. Ashland : Delve Publishing, ©2019
ISBN 1773617850
9781773617855 (electronic book)