This article aims to map scientific production and cooperation networks on the theme of certified coffee in the Scopus and Web of Science databases for the period from 2009 to 2019. To this end, bibliometric analysis tools are used—collaborative networks, co-citation, co-authorship and bibliographic coupling—on a set of 209 articles from Scopus and 306 articles from the Web of Science database. The results of this study allow us to conclude that although the scientific production on coffee and certification has increased in Scopus and Web of Science during the last decade, the research on the theme has a low prevalence of collaborative networks and is concentrated in a small number of journals. It is noteworthy that environmental and sustainability studies play a leading role, while there is a scarcity of studies in the economic area.
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This work was partially funded by the National Postdoctoral Program of the Higher Education Personnel Improvement Coordination (PNPD/Capes), Fundação Araucária de Apoio ao Desenvolvimento Científico do Paraná and by the State University of Londrina, Dean of Research and Postgraduate, Office of Researcher Support.
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Cabrera, L.C., Caldarelli, C.E. & da Camara, M.R.G. Mapping collaboration in international coffee certification research. Scientometrics (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-020-03549-8
- Value chain
- Coffee growers