The Role of Cooperatives in Enhancing Values Chain Approaches; Case Study Evidence

Teresa Hooks

University College Cork

Teresa, is a PhD student based at the Centre for Cooperative Studies, University College Cork (UCC) and the Rural Economy and Development Programme (REDP), Teagasc Mellows Campus, Athenry. Her PhD research focuses on agricultural co-operatives.


On a global scale, cooperatives within the agricultural sector have played an essential role in creating bargaining power for producers within the market place, predominantly within supply chain settings. In recent times,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Teresa Hooks (University College Cork)
  2. Olive Mccarthy (Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork)
  3. Carol Power (Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork)
  4. Michael Ward (Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork)
  5. Áine Macken-Walsh (Rural Economy and Development Programme, Teagasc, Athenry, Galway)

Topic Area

Topic #4 Agriculture and Co-operatives


OS-3B » Agricultural Cooperatives No.1 (16:15 - Wednesday, 25th May, Palacio de Congresos Sala 2)



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