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This paper illustrates 31 case studies on smallholders farmers linkages to markets in different African countries.
Organización: Agriculture for Impact
Ano: 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, [...]
Organización: Agriculture for Impact, ODI
Ano: 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 [...]
Organización: Egirdir Kaymakam, Isparta, Turkey
Ano: 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 [...]
Organización: Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Ano: 2013
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 [...]
Organización: Institut de politique et de gestion du développement
Ano: 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. [...]
Organización: IFPRI
Ano: 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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Ano: 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., [...]
Organización: Univeristy of Gottingen
Ano: 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 [...]
Organización: Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp
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