Identifying Social Entrepreneurial Behaviour in Farmers participation in Alternative Food Network

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Abstract

The concept of social entrepreneurship is growing rapidly and attracting increased attentionfrom research institutions and business schools around the world to understand how thesesatisfy the needs of communities, those private and public institutions are not adequatelyaddressing. Social entrepreneurship, identified as activity with a social objective, was used inthis study as a conceptual tool to empirically examine farmer’s participation in AFNs. Using abehavioural approach, we conducted a survey in Sicily, Italy, using a questionnaire withmodified items from the Edinburgh Study of Decision Making on Farms. From the resultsemerges that around 64% of the farmers participating in AFNs is driven by socialentrepreneurial dimension.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Pagine495-504
Numero di pagine10
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2016

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