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Bloom, J. Dara

Assistant Professor and Local Foods Extension Specialist Agricultural and Human Sciences
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Dr. Dara Bloom's dissertation research was conducted in Honduras, and examined the role of non-profit organizations in facilitating the implementation of Wal-Mart's local produce sourcing program. For More Information, Please See: Bloom, J. D. (2014). Civil Society in Hybrid Governance: Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Legitimacy in Mediating Wal-Mart’s Local Produce Supply Chains in Honduras. Sustainability, 6(10), 7388–7411. http://doi.org/10.3390/su6107388 Bloom, J. D. (2015). Standards for Development: Food Safety and Sustainability in Wal-Mart’s Honduran Produce Supply Chains. Rural Sociology, 80(2), 198–227. http://doi.org/10.1111/ruso.12060

Agriculture Education | Community Development | Extension | Food Systems | Rural Sociology
Country(s) of experience:
Honduras | Mexico
Type(s) of International Experience:
Researcher in an international project | Speaker at an international conference | Visiting faculty | Other international activities
Strategies for a Sustainable Food System: Issues Of Governance In A Corporate-Led Model Of Food System Localization Development project
01/01/2010 - 12/31/2012
Funding Agency/Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF) | U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
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