Sustainable procurement framework for basmati rice in India

Sharma, R K and Abidi, N (2019) Sustainable procurement framework for basmati rice in India. International Journal of Sustainable Society, 11 (4). p. 278. ISSN 1756-2538

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Sustainability at grass root level in rural area is an increasing challenge in India. Various alternatives trade mechanisms have taken shape that proclaim to link farmers to ethical consumers and connect to sustainable procurement at farm level, which are more effective and make positive contributions towards economic, environment, social and governance dimensions of sustainability. This research paper identifies the dimensions of sustainability at farmer's level through systematic literature review, and examines existing procurement frameworks through integrative literature review. It also does the basmati rice procurement and commodity chain process mapping of existing conventional system as well as procurement through fair-trade system. Authors also collect insights from farmers as well as traders involved in both the procurement systems to develop a framework for sustainable procurement of basmati rice in India to reduce economic vulnerability of farmers, increase environment and social harmony through effective governance.

Affiliation: Skyline University College
SUC Author(s): Abidi, N
All Author(s): Sharma, R K and Abidi, N
Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainability; sustainable procurement; conventional procurement system; fair-trade system
Subjects: A Business and Management > AV Sustainable Development
Divisions: Skyline University College > School of Business
Depositing User: Mr Mosys Team
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2021 08:45
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2021 08:45
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