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MARKETS SYSTEMS, TOWNS FOOD  SUPPLY and EAST AFRICAN  MOUNTAINS’ TERRITORIAL        INTEGRATION               Mount Elgon,...
THEMEURBAN-RURAL INTERACTIONSRELATIONS BETWEEN THEMOUNTAINS AND THE CITIESINTERACTIONS BETWEENPRODUCTION AREAS ANDCONSUMER...
PROBLEMATICS and      APPROACHEAST AFRICAN MOUNTAINS:INCREASE in:                        • MOUNTAIN   AND TOWN =-- POPULAT...
CONCEPTS• TERRITORIAL INTEGRATION:        • MARKET SYSTEM:- SPATIAL CONTINUUM WITHIN     OPEN SYSTEM INTERACTING AT DIFFER...
Poroto Mountains’ market systemDENSIFICATION OF THE MARKETS PLACES NETWORKWEAK EFFECT OF POLITICAL AND LEGAL ENVIRONMENTDO...
IMPERFECT MARKET:                   SPECIALISATION OF THE PRODUCTION-LACK OF REGULATION                 ZONES AND OF THE M...
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Markets systems, towns food supply & East African Mountains' territorial integration [Silvain Racaud]

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Markets systems, towns food supply and East African Mountains' territorial integration. Presented by Silvain Racaud at the "Perth II: Global Change and the World's Mountains" conference in Perth, Scotland in September 2010.

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Markets systems, towns food supply & East African Mountains' territorial integration [Silvain Racaud]

  1. 1. MARKETS SYSTEMS, TOWNS FOOD SUPPLY and EAST AFRICAN MOUNTAINS’ TERRITORIAL INTEGRATION Mount Elgon, (Uganda) Mount Rungwe, (Tanzania) S. Racaud (a), A. Cazenave-Piarrot (a), Prof. J-C. Bruneau (b), (a)UMR Dynamiques rurales, Université de Toulouse2-Le Mirail, Toulouse, France; (b)UMR ADES-DYMSET, Université Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3, Bordeaux France
  2. 2. THEMEURBAN-RURAL INTERACTIONSRELATIONS BETWEEN THEMOUNTAINS AND THE CITIESINTERACTIONS BETWEENPRODUCTION AREAS ANDCONSUMERS PLACESWHAT ARE THE MODALITIES OFEXCHANGES WITHIN THEMOUNTAIN AREAS AND THEIRINTERACTIONS WITH DISTANTMARKETS?
  3. 3. PROBLEMATICS and APPROACHEAST AFRICAN MOUNTAINS:INCREASE in: • MOUNTAIN AND TOWN =-- POPULATION PARTS OF A SPATIAL CONTINUUM=-- LAND PRESSURE-- RATE OF URBANISATION A MEDIUM, A DYNAMIC SUPPORT OF THE EXCHANGE SYSTEMS= OPEN MOUNTAINS: INCLUDEDIN EXCHANGE SYSTEMSINTEGRATING MULTI • URBAN & RURAL= DISCONTINUOUS ANDGEOGRAPHICAL SCALES FLUCTUATING= SPACES IN TRANSITION:FROM A « CASH CROPS MODEL » • HOW CAN THE MARKETS SYSTEMTO A « FOOD CASH CROPSMODEL » PARTICIPATE TO THE TERRITORIAL= AMPLIFICATION OF INTEGRATION OF THE MOUNTAIN?EXCHANGES BETWEEN-A WIDER RANGE OF ACTORS IN Geography of flowsTHE FOODSTUFFS CHAINS- MORE PLACES (PRODUCTIONZONES, MARKET PLACES) WITHINAND OUTSIDE THE MOUNTAIN
  4. 4. CONCEPTS• TERRITORIAL INTEGRATION: • MARKET SYSTEM:- SPATIAL CONTINUUM WITHIN OPEN SYSTEM INTERACTING AT DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHICALTHE MOUNTAIN AND WITH THE SCALESLOWLANDS - PHYSICAL NETWORK OF MARKETS PLACES-PLACES : PRODUCTION POOL, - INFRASTRUCTURES OF MARKET PLACESMARKET PLACES, TOWN - MANAGEMENT-SEVERAL GEOGRAPHICAL SCALES - REGULATION- AVAILABILITY OFINFRASTRUCTURES : ROADS,MARKETS- ACCESS TO THE MARKET :INFRASTRUCTURES,INFORMATION, RULES • FOODSTUFFS CHAINS -TYPE OF PRODUCT -TYPE OF SUPPLY - NUMBER AND TYPE OF ACTORS - ROUTES - VOLUME - TRANSACTION, PRICES = DIFFERENT STAGES = TERRITORIAL ROOTING
  5. 5. Poroto Mountains’ market systemDENSIFICATION OF THE MARKETS PLACES NETWORKWEAK EFFECT OF POLITICAL AND LEGAL ENVIRONMENTDOUBLE INTERACTION PRODUCTION / MARKET
  6. 6. IMPERFECT MARKET: SPECIALISATION OF THE PRODUCTION-LACK OF REGULATION ZONES AND OF THE MARKET PLACES- NO STANDARD -RESPONSES TO THE MARKETS- STRONG VARIABILITY OF THE OPPORTUNITIESPRICES - ROLE OF THE INFRASTRUCTURES- INFORMAL CHARACTERISTICS - ROLE OF URBAN INVESTMENT- UNEQUAL ACCESS TO THE --HIERARCHICAL ORGANISATIONMARKET SPATIAL, SOCIAL, ECONOMIC IMBALANCES ? SUSTAINABILITY OF a FOOD CASH CROP MODEL / PHYSICAL & SOCIAL TENSIONS ? ? SUSTAINABILITY OF MOUNTAINS’ DEVELOPEMENT THROUGH FOOD CASH CROPS MODEL ?

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