- Volume 29 Issue 2
A Strengthening Strategies of Pear's Pooling System in Cheon-an Pear and Horticultural Primary Cooperatives
천안 배 원예농협 공동계산제 활성화 방안
- Zhao, Lan-Hua (Graduate School, Dept. of agricultural Economics, Chungnam National University) ;
- Kim, Chul-Ho (Graduate School, Dept. of agricultural Economics, Chungnam National University)
- Published : 2002.12.31
Pooling system of jointly shipping farm products aims to realize economies of scale for it's farm products and strengthen bargaining power for the farmers. As adapting to pooling system, price received by farmers and competitive power of our farm products can be enhanced. Pooling system especially in Cheon-an pear and horticultural primary cooperatives is found to be required, because the pooling system is not introduced yet although the area is main region for domestic pear production. This study aims at establishing the appropriate pooling system and it's strengthening strategies in this cooperatives through survey of local producers' group in this cooperatives and case studies of successful pear primary cooperatives.