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This volume of the proceedings of the Workshop jointly organized by ADB/DFID/ADBI Making markets work better for the poor (M4P) project and An Giang University contains presentations made and a summary of discussions undertaken during the workshop. Making markets work better for the poor by Alan Johnson [...]
Organization: ADB/DFID/ADBI and An Giang University
Year: 2005
In order to provide the Government of Cambodia with the basis for determining its strategic approach to land and agricultural development, this study reviews the experience in Cambodia in terms of the productivity of smallholder versus large scale production. The results of this study have shown that in fact trade-offs [...]
Organization: Agrifood Consulting International
Year: 2005
This paper examines the status of contract farming in Zambia (in section 2), giving a synoptic overview of the main raw commodities produced under contract farming. It also examines the potential crops suitable for contract farming (in section 3) and gives an overview of contractual arrangements in place (in section [...]
Organization: University of Zambia
Year: 2005
Rising per capita income, urbanization and globalization are changing the consumption basket in the developing countries towards high-value commodities (like fruits & vegetables, milk, meat, poultry, fish, etc.). This paper explores how smallholders can benefit from the emerging opportunities from a silent demand-driven changes in high-value agriculture in India. The [...]
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Year: 2005
This paper discusses a number of stylized facts and empirical patterns regarding agri-food trade flows as well as foreign direct investments in food processing and retailing. This evidence supports the hypothesis of an increasingly global food system. We identify the main factors at work such as push/supply side, pull/demand-side, and [...]
Organization: The Food Industry Center, University of Minnesota
Year: 2005
The recent demand trend for specialty coffee has been fostering the organization of new relational contracts that include special attributes of quality. Based on the analysis of two contract models adopted in the coordination of the supply of specialty coffee grains in Brazil, this paper discusses which contract type is [...]
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Year: 2005
The nation-states have been attempting large number of policy measures to institutionalize contract farming as a solution to the problems of agricultural development. This paper examines the role of the Thai state in the promotion of contract farming for agricultural development. After a review of the literature on the role [...]
Organization: Centre for Management in Agriculture, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
Year: 2005
The study has investigated 30 cases of contract farming linking small-scale farmers to processors in Viet Nam. (available in English and Vietnamese from the following weblink)
Organization: Making Markets Work Better for the Poor Project
Year: 2005
Global retail companies (“supermarkets”) have an increasing influence on developing countries, through foreign investments and/or through the imposition of their private standards. The impact on developing countries and poverty is often assessed as negative. In this paper we show the opposite, based on an analysis of primary data collected to [...]
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Year: 2005
To establish an agrarian economy that ensures food and nutrition security to its growing population, raw material for an expanding industrial base, surpluses for export and a fair an a equitable rewarding system for the farming community, ‘commitment driven’ contract farming is in no doubt a viable alternative farming model [...]
Organization: Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network
Year: 2005