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Over the last two decades, structural transformation in the agricultural sector of developing countries has seen the spread of contract farming in the production and marketing of agricultural products in general and of livestock products in particular. The main objective of this literature review is to determine the extent to [...]
Organisation: FAO
Année: 2008
This Occasional Paper examines experiences of linking farmers to markets, in order to reach some tentative conclusions regarding success factors. It considers examples of linkages promoted both by linking organizations and by the private sector without external support and then reviews in detail the linkage activities of the former. Emphasis is placed on markets [...]
Organisation: FAO
Année: 2007
The interest in contract farming as a mechanism to coordinate linkages between farmers and agribusiness firms has increased considerably in the recent past. This paper reviews the changes in agri-food systems that are leading to tighter coordination of supply chains and discusses the theoretical basis for contract farming as a [...]
Organisation: FAO
Année: 2005
The purpose of this guide is not to replicate past socio-economic studies on the subject of contract farming. Rather, the aim is to provide advice: first, to management of existing contract farming companies on how to improve their operations; second, to companies that are considering starting such ventures on the [...]
Organisation: FAO
Année: 0
"Ce guide n'a pas pour objectif de faire une étude socio-économique semblable à celles passées sur le sujet de l'agriculture contractuelle. Mais plutôt de donner des conseils: en premier lieu aux dirigeants des sociétés d'agriculture contractuelle existantes sur la façon dont ils peuvent améliorer leurs activités; en second lieu, aux sociétés [...]
Organisation: FAO
Année: 0
Contract farming (CF) is increasingly seen as an effective mechanism to maximise the inclusion of and benefits for small-scale farmers, while giving some control over production to agribusinesses without requiring land ownership. In Cambodia, CF takes many forms and involves food and industrial crops, yet the different CF models and contract types have not [...]
Organisation: CDRI
Année: 2015
Due to changes in the global agricultural system and support from various organizations, contract farming has recently been significantly expanded in many developing countries. A considerable body of literature analyses the impact of contract farming on the welfare of smallholders, whereas its impact on efficiency and productivity is mostly overlooked. This study addresses this [...]
Organisation: University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Institute of Rural Development Planning (Tanzania), Mzumbe University (Tanzania)
Année: 2015
We investigate the unique contractual arrangement between a large Ethiopian sugar factory and its adjacent outgrower associations. The only significant difference between the sugarcane production on the factory-operated sugarcane plantation and on the outgrower-operated plots is the remuneration system and thus, the incentives to the workers. We compare the productivity [...]
Organisation: University of Copenhagen
Année: 2015
In developing countries, smallholder farmers face many constraints including lack of information, access to credit and to markets. To overcome these constraints, resource-poor farmers can engage in contract farming. However, contracts farming need to meet farmers’ demand in order to be sustainable. This study aimed to analyze the preferences of [...]
Organisation: University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Année: 2015
This report looks into the many challenges faced by stakeholders in agricultural value chains in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and how these stakeholders are meeting these challenges head-on through the establishment of farmerenterprise partnerships. The document presents case studies and takes an indepth look into several enterprises in the PRC, highlighting experiences [...]
Organisation: ADB
Année: 2015