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A travers une analyse de la littérature universitaire, institutionnelle et technique, et de cas d’agriculture contractuelle documentés, cette étude propose d’apporter des réponses concrètes aux questions fréquemment posées sur cette pratique : les petits exploitants en sont-ils exclus ? Ceux qui y participent affichent-ils des revenus bien supérieurs à ceux [...]
Organization: Institut de politique et de gestion du développement
Year: 2013
Rising demand both for organic tropical products and for year-round supply of some organic temperate products has encouraged organic activists and some donors to promote certified organic export production in a number of tropical African countries, including Uganda. Agricultural produce importers in developed countries have recognized these new market opportunities. [...]
Organization: IFPRI
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
As a result of a number of recent developments, such as the milk strike in several European countries in 2008 and the planned expiration of the European milk quota scheme in 2015, it is necessary to redesign contractual relationships in the dairy industry. However, fostering acceptance of new stipulations (e.g., [...]
Organization: Univeristy of Gottingen
Year: 2012
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
Following the dismantling of international commodity agreements and the liberalisation of agricultural and agrifood markets, agricultural markets have been restructured, becoming increasingly consumer-driven and vertically integrated (Swinnen, 2007). In addition to this, smallholder farmers do not have the economies of size and the access to technology that is required in order to be [...]
Organization: CIRAD & University of Pretoria
Year: 2012
Contract farming allows the sharing of production and marketing risks between farmers and agribusinesses. It therefore has the potential to benefit both stakeholders in several ways. However, contract farming can have several disadvantages for farmers and business too, especially in developing country contexts where weak government, policy and governance frameworks lead to contractual [...]
Organization: CIRAD & University of Pretoria
Year: 2012
“The Beira Agricultural Growth Corridor seeks to stimulate a major increase in agricultural production in an area whose growth potential has not yet been realised. The Beira Corridor has 10 million hectare of arable land with good soils, good climate and reliable access to water, but despite the promising conditions, very little [...]
Organization: CIRAD and Univ of Pretoria
Year: 2012
Inclusive agribusinesses create mutually bene!cial business partnerships with smallholders in developing countries. The guide addresses the full agribusiness spectrum, from farming to forestry to animal husbandry and fish farming, in which companies can collaborate with smallholders along the value chain.This guide is aimed at helping companies interested in developing business relationships with smallholders. It provides a framework [...]
Organization: GIZ
Year: 2012
The report summarizes the presentations and discussions held during the Session on Contract Farming of the International Conference on Value Chains for Transforming Smallholder Agriculture, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 6 to 9 November 2012. Moderated by Andrew Shepherd of CTA, the session gathered a panel of [...]
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Year: 2012