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2016, vol. 63, iss. 4, pp. 1417-1431
Market analysis of Serbia's raspberry sector and cluster development initiatives
aInstitute of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade
bUnion University, Belgrade Banking Academy, Faculty for Banking, Insurance and Finance, Belgrade

emailvesna_pa@iep.bg.ac.rs, ivana.simeunovic@bba.edu.rs
Project:
Sustainable agriculture and rural development in the function of accomplishing strategic objectives of the Republic of Serbia in the Danube region (MESTD - 46006)

Keywords: cluster initiative; competitive advantage; raspberry sector; raspberry value chain
Abstract
Authors analyze competitive strength and weakness of raspberry producers in Serbia and propose key prerequisites of which fulfilling will depend develop of successful cluster initiative in Serbian raspberry sector. The research results indicate that Serbian raspberry growers can develop successful cluster and they can keep leading position in the global market of raspberries, only with following many assumptions, like: (a) better organized marketing channel through the vertically and horizontal integration of all actors in this sector,(b) strengthening specialized cooperatives for raspberry production and associations of raspberry growers, and in the future setting up of producer organizations and associations; (c) inclusion of producers of other berries and producers of processed berries; (d) introducing innovations, scientific knowledge, and research and development in production, processing, packing, logistics, export of raspberries, etc. An analysis is based on case study in Šumadija and Western Serbia region, which is major region in raspberry production in Serbia.
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article language: English
document type: Review Paper
DOI: 10.5937/ekoPolj1604417P
published in SCIndeks: 12/06/2017
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