A discussion of intermediaries for the development of emerging agricultural clusters

This paper is based on a research that highlights the critical role played by service intermediaries in the adoption and diffusion of innovations by small producers  in the mango clusterin the Piura region of Peru. A taxonomy of intermediation is presented that emphasizes the competencies of intermediaries in emerging clusters. See publication: Clarke, I and Ramirez, M. (2014), Intermediaries and capability building in ’emerging clusters’.Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy”, 32, (4)  714-730.