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“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
In emerging markets for high-value food products in developing countries, processing companies search for efficient ways to source raw material of high quality. One widely embraced approach is contract farming. But relatively little is known about the appropriate design of financial incentives in a small farm context.We use the example of the [...]
Organization: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London
Year: 2012
Parmi les modèles d’organisation alternatifs, qui limitent les effets néfastes de certains investissements privés dans le secteur agricole (comme le phénomène d’« accaparement des terres »), l’agriculture contractuelle est souvent évoquée. Une analyse des expériences en cours et passées apparaît nécessaire, afin de vérifier la vertu de ce modèle d’agriculture [...]
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Year: 2012
Un consensus fort émerge actuellement autour de l’idée qu’un soutien à l’agriculture familiale est le moyen le plus efficace pour lutter contre la pauvreté et la faim dans le monde tout en relevant les multiples défis liés au maintien et au développement de l’emploi rural, à la préservation de l’environnement, [...]
Organization: Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (AVSF), Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
Year: 2012
The paper discusses scope of corporate led contract farming in barley and the issues related to productivity in Punjab. Non parametric statistical techniques were used to identify the reasons for farmers' preference for contract farming and cultivation of two row malt barley. The paper also addresses the issues of contract [...]
Organization: Directorate of Wheat Research, Karnal, Haryana, India
Year: 2011
This article investigates the process of development in a traditional African export market, focusing on a contract farming scheme for organic cocoa in rural Uganda. Based on a repeated household survey, we measure the impact of the scheme on the income of participants and the economic mechanisms behind these effects. [...]
Organization: Department of Economics, Development Economics Research Group (DERG), University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Year: 2011
This paper discusses the performance of contract farming in Mahbubnagar and Karimnagar districts of Andhra Pradesh. It compares contract farming in gherkin and rice seed with non-contract farming. It shows the difference in the characteristics of contract and non-contract farm households. Delayed payment, lack of credit, scarcity of water, and [...]
Organization: Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Year: 2011