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Punjab government has started contract farming scheme from rabi season of 2002-03. Under this scheme, the area is being shifted from rice and wheat to other high valued crops. Farmers entering new contract farming ventures should be prepared to balance the prospect of higher returns with the possibility of greater [...]
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Year: 2006
Punjab government has started contract farming scheme from rabi season 2002-03. Under this scheme, the area is being shifted from rice and wheat to other high valued crops. Farmers entering new contract farming ventures should be prepared to balance the prospect of higher returns with the possibility of greater risk. [...]
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Year: 2006
The driving force of effective Supply Chain Management (SCM) is integration among the channel members. With this in mind, the objective of this paper was planned. The research work models the Total Supply Chain Cost (TSCC) of grain supply chain and analyses the effectiveness of the various types of integration [...]
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Year: 2006
Iran ranks first among the pistachio producing countries both in production and exports for the last four decades. The data on productivity clearly shows that it is relatively low compared to other countries and has remained at that level in the last decade. Past experience of different management systems of [...]
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Year: 2006
India, being primarily agriculture-based economy, has come a long way from conventional agriculture to advanced agriculture towards realizing the tremendous potential for commercial and export-oriented agri-business. At present, commercial agriculture emphasizes on high productivity and the production is made for markets. Indian farmers are vying with global market. Many internationally [...]
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Year: 2006
On comparison of three milk procurement systems of open economy namely vendor, cooperative and integrated contract system members of integrated contract system were found to have better education and landholdings. Among the members of vendor and cooperatives there was less remarkable difference in education, but better land holdings were noticed [...]
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Year: 2006
This paper focuses on specific experiences in Africa, involving small and medium farmers and agro-processors. The national and case-study approach adopted is related and complementary to the cross-cutting document on ‘Agrifood processing’ prepared by John Wilkinson. The objective of the paper is to scrutinize and illustrate the capacity of farmers-to-processors [...]
Organization: RIMISP
Year: 2006
This report takes stock of the existing literature and current activities concerning contract farming in selected value chains in Kenya. The objective is to better understand the development potential of contract farming arrangements and which role they can play in the promotion of agricultural value chains. Chapter 1 presents the background [...]
Organization: PSDA
Year: 2006
The objective of this report is to demonstrate how the South African agribusiness sector can contribute to the transformation of the commercial farm sector by expanding the volume of procured from black farmers through various forms of contracting. The report illustrates a potential ‘win-win’ situation for government, agribusiness, and the [...]
Organization: School of Accountancy, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Year: 2006
This paper is an empirical analysis of the gains from contract farming in the case of poultry production in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. The paper finds that contract production is more efficient than noncontract production. The efficiency surplus is largely appropriated by the processor. Despite this, contract growers still gain appreciably [...]
Organization: IFPRI
Year: 2006