ASyD

ISSN: 1870-5472

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Volumen 8, Número 2. May-Ago 2011

VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS OF THE SHEEP SECTOR IN SALINAS, SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, MÉXICO

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The concept of value chain has been used for diagnosis and identification of solutions to problems that a particular activity faces. In this research study we analyze the value chain from the approach of social integration and establishment of links between actors who intervene: producers, retailers, wholesalers, transformers, marketers and local organizations. The methodology used includes: 1) identifying the sector; 2) identifying agents; 3) value chain analysis; 4) agent analysis; and, 5) cooperation strategy. The research was carried out in the municipality of Salinas, San Luis Potosí, México. Field information was obtained through surveys and structured interviews. Data point out that the sheep sector’s value chain in Salinas has a low level of competitiveness. Also, it is disjointed with regards to both horizontal and vertical relations. It is advisable to encourage training and technical assistance in the different areas of species management: feeding, reproduction, product transformation and marketing.

Palabras clave: sheep, social integration, horizontal relations, vertical relations.

Volumen 8, Número 2

Volumen 8, Número 2
May-Ago 2011


Director

Said Infante Gil


Director de ASyD

Benito Ramírez Valverde


Comité Asesor Editorial Interno

Ma. Eugenia Chávez Arellano
Juan Antonio Leos Rodríguez
Jaime Matus Gardea
Jacinta Palerm Viqueira
Verónica Vázquez García
Emma Zapata Martelo
Pilar Alberti Manzanares
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