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contract farming

Contract farming is agricultural production carried out according to an agreement between a buyer and farmers, which establishes conditions for the production and marketing of a farm product or products

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January 2023
Kenya

Contract farming is one potential mechanism that smallholder farmers in developing countries can use to participate in and benefit from domestic and global value chains (Okello and Swinton 2007; Barrett et al. 2012; Minot and Sawyer 2016; Ruben 2017; Ton et al. 2017).

January 2023
Global

In this chapter, we propose a framework of market-based incentive mechanisms for the adoption and scaling of sustainable production standards throughout rice value chains and review evidence of two mechanisms that have been piloted in Vietnam: “internalizing” and “embodying.” The evidence suggests that sustainable production standards can be successfully “internalized” in rice value

January 2023
Zimbabwe

This report presents the business plan designs and cost-benefit analyses for selected companies cooperating with the ‘transformational agroecology across food, land, and water systems’ programme, also known as the Agroecological Initiative (AE-I).In Mbire district, the sorghum value chain was prioritised because of the enthusiasm of the contracting company and positive results from the cost

January 2023
Global

Rice is a vital food crop in Tanzania, both for household consumption and commercial retail. Contract farming is an important agricultural tool through which farmers and larger investors are linked to increase production and quality of crops, benefiting both the farmers and investors.

A guide for small-scale farmers and their advocates
Manuals & Guidelines
September 2022
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia

This guide is intended to support smallholder farmers, and advocates working closely with them, in exercising more agency and living more independently according to their own priorities. It aims to assist smallholders in making free choices in relation to farm production, markets and trade.

January 2022
Mali

Most of the smallholder farmers in Mali are confronted with multifaceted challenges, which include low productivity, post-harvest crop losses, underdeveloped markets, vulnerability to climate change, and gender inequality affecting the distribution of resources.

Manuals & Guidelines
December 2021
Africa
Americas
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Europe
Oceania

Le présent document d’orientation analyse les tendances du commerce agroalimentaire à l’échelle mondiale et par groupes de pays, en accordant une attention particulière aux modèles commerciaux dans les pays en développement.

Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts
Manuals & Guidelines
September 2021
Global

Investment in agriculture is essential for sustainable development, in particular for achieving food security, adequate nutrition, decent employment, poverty reduction and environmental protection. In seeking to attract agricultural investment, many governments and local communities have entered into Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC).

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