Publications

Publications

  • Kolk, A. (Ans)
  • Pinkse, J. (Jonatan)
Sunday, 6 November 2011
Can climate and development issues be tackled through partnerships? In view of the very limited number of multi-stakeholder partnerships for climate change in general, and those focused on development (developing countries) in particular, it seems useful to take a step back and consider the linkages...
Fairtrade and Climate Change cover
  • Pfisterer, S.M. (Stella)
Tuesday, 1 November 2011
For the development of new cross-sector partnerships it is required to know what the essence of successful partnership projects is. Which factors influence success or failure of partnerships is highly related to the specific context where partnerships operate.The literature on critical success...
Ingredients for successful partnerships cover
  • Van Wijk, J.C.A.C. (Jeroen)
  • Vellema, S.R. (Sietze)
  • Van Wijk, J. (Jakomijn)
Friday, 21 October 2011
One of the goals of the Partnership Resource Centre (PRC) is to execute evidence-based research and further develop a theoretical framework on the linkages between partnerships and value chain development (ECSAD 2009). Within the PRC Trajectory on Global Value Chains, this goal was specifi ed into...
Institutions, Partnerships and Institutional Change cover
Friday, 21 October 2011
This paper links the macro concept of “inclusive growth” to the micro concept of “inclusive business”. Its main contribution is the creation of a multi-level taxonomy of business models that can be applied by (large) multinational corporations and in which the direct and indirect consequences for...
Linking Inclusive Business Models and Inclusive Growth cover
  • Pfisterer, S.M. (Stella)
Tuesday, 4 October 2011
In this document, the author reflects and discusses on the three main questions of the workshop: What is the role of partnerships in facilitating agricultural development and market access? What is the value of partnerships; how to measure effectiveness? What are the main challenges in...
Effective partnership management cover
Thursday, 29 September 2011
This study covers all development non-governmental organizations (NGOs) active from the Netherlands with a revenue of € 1.5 million or more in 2008. This amounts to ninety NGOs, reporting on 317 individual partnerships with firms and/or governments. This study serves as a benchmark and stimulus for...
The State of Partnerships Report 2011 - NGOs cover
Thursday, 22 September 2011
This report is the first systematic effort to describe and analyze the cross-sector partnership strategies of the world’s biggest (multinational) corporations. It is intended as a reference tool, a zero measurement and a pilot study as well as a stimulus for further research.
The State of Partnerships Report 2010 - firms cover
Thursday, 22 September 2011
Mainstream development and sustainability thinking in the past sixty years has largely gone through four phases.In the past sixty years thinking about (sustainable) development has been prone to some intense intellectual and practical turmoil. Especially in the first forty years, thereby, markets...
The Collaborative Paradigm cover
  • Drost, S. (Sarah)
  • Van Wijk, J.C.A.C. (Jeroen)
  • Mandefro, F. (Fenta)
Wednesday, 20 July 2011
Multi-stakeholder platforms are increasingly recognized by researchers and practitioners as promising mechanisms for stimulating economies in developing countries. An increasing number of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and private enterprises are participating in such platforms, however...
Multi-Stakeholder Platform Contribution to Value Chain Development cover
  • Boonman, M. (Mark)
  • Huisman, W. (Wendela)
  • Sarrucco-Fedorovtsjev, E. (Elmy)
  • Sarrucco, T. (Terya)
Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Commentary on the report by Carol Wills (the full commentary is offered as a separate download ...)“Handicraft is the trade of the poor. They don’t have land to produce food” Joan Karanja, Director of Cooperation for Fair Trade in Africa (COFTA) “That is the little difference we can make...
Fair Trade Facts and Figures 2010: A Success Story for Producers and Consumers cover