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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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Ano: 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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Ano: 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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Ano: 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 [...]
Organización: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London
Ano: 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, [...]
Organización: Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (AVSF), Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
Ano: 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 [...]
Organización: CIRAD & University of Pretoria
Ano: 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 [...]
Organización: CIRAD & University of Pretoria
Ano: 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 [...]
Organización: CIRAD and Univ of Pretoria
Ano: 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 [...]
Organización: GIZ
Ano: 2012
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. [...]
Organización: IFPRI
Ano: 2012