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This briefing paper is designed to complement another report entitled Leaping and Learning: Linking Smallholders to Markets in Africa, commissioned by Agriculture for Impact and researched by the Overseas Development Institute. Here, we aim to capture the views of eight leading agricultural development organisations, which are on the ground linking smallholder African farmers [...]
Organization: Agriculture for Impact
Year: 2013
This paper illustrates 31 case studies on smallholders farmers linkages to markets in different African countries.
Organization: Agriculture for Impact
Year: 2013
This report begins with a review of the literature relevant for this study. First, it looks at the relation of smallholder development to increased incomes, reduced poverty and improved food security and nutrition. It reviews debates about the current relatively low engagement of many small farmers in Africa with markets, [...]
Organization: Agriculture for Impact, ODI
Year: 2013
The E-magazine of the World's Farmers Organization discusses contract farming issues and the importance of fair contracts to integrate farmers in the value chain.
Organization: World's Farmers Organization
Year: 2013
Contract production model in the agricultural sector is envisaged as the first step in the long term agricultural planning. Model which is common in developed countries over the years has been applied in Marmara, Aegean and Mediterranean regions in Turkey, recently. However, it has not been extended to the other [...]
Organization: Egirdir Kaymakam, Isparta, Turkey
Year: 2013
The farmers' perception on the determinants of entering into contract Japanese quail farming was analysed by factor analysis. The data for the study was collected through a pre-tested interview schedule from the contract Japanese quail producers in western zone of Tamil Nadu. Seven variables were considered emphasizing the factors to [...]
Organization: Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Year: 2013
Le contrat de production agricole concerne non seulement les pays dits industrialisés ou développés, c’est le contrat de production en France, mais aussi les pays en développement, c'est le cas de la République populaire de Chine ou d'autres catégories de pays, comme les Pays les moins avancés, par exemple le [...]
Organization: Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas
Year: 2013
While Contract Farming (CF) can enhance smallholders’ income in developing countries, empirical research on the motivation of smallholders to participate in CF is scarce. This paper explores farmer preferences for particular contract design attributes. We combined analytical hierarchy process and discrete choice experiments to investigate the importance of contract design [...]
Organization: Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Year: 2013
This review tries, through the analysis of academic, institutional and technical literature and through the study of some documented contract farming cases, to give some answers to the most frequently raised questions concerning contract farming practices: Are smallholders excluded from contract farming? Do contract participants display significantly higher incomes than [...]
Organization: Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp
Year: 2012
This study explores the instability created by contradictory court decisions related with contract breaches. Forward marketing contracts represent an important source of resources to finance Brazilian agriculture, however a large number of contract breaches were observed during a period of marked increase in soy prices. The study analyzed 161 judicial appeal [...]
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Year: 2012