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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
The changing structure of agricultural trade in a globalizing world has become an integral part of effective rural development. In this context, contract farming has emerged as a promising rural development strategy that has gained momentum in the region, providing technical training, production inputs, and market linkages to smallholders. Contractors, [...]
Organisation: ADB
Année: 2014
Contracts may be subject to strategic default, particularly if public enforcement institutions are weak. In a lab experiment, we study behavior in a contract farming game without third-party enforcement but with an external spot market as outside option. Two players, farmer and company, may conclude a contract but also breach it by side-selling [...]
Organisation: Georg-August-University, Germany
Année: 2014
Recent years have seen considerable interest in the impact of contract farming on farmers in developing countries, motivated out of belief that contract farming spurs transition to modern agriculture. In this article, we provide a thorough review of the empirical literature on contract farming in both developed and developing countries, [...]
Organisation: Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University
Année: 2014
This paper discusses how to develop and manage integration, coordination and cooperation in bio-energy supply chains. Farmers decisions on whether or not to participate in a contract farming scheme have been investigated, particularly assessing the trade-offs between the contract attributes and their impact on the likelihood to participate. A stated [...]
Organisation: University of Naples Federico II
Année: 2014
The welfare maximisation effect of contract farming is well documented (Minot, 1986) and the scheme is endorsed by the New Economic Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) as a panacea for alleviating poverty in Africa and for the development of agriculture in general. In this research assignment an evaluation of contract [...]
Organisation: Stellenbosch University
Année: 2014
We study the effect of alleviating the information asymmetry regarding product quality that is widespread in contracts between agricultural producers and buyers in developing countries. Opportunistic buyers may underreport quality levels to farmers to reduce the price that they have to pay. In response, farmers may curb investment, thereby negatively [...]
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Année: 2014
This research is aimed to study the impacts on rural farm households of contract farming in Savannakhet, Lao PDR. The study has been conducted by the qualitative approach, by in-depth interview as well as employing observation techniques. The targets of this research were 10 key informants, such as sugarcane contract farming organizations which include [...]
Organisation: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Année: 2014
This article analyzes the conflicts and distributional effects of efforts to restructure food supply chains in India. Specifically, it examines how large retail corporations are presently attempting to transform how fresh produce is produced and distributed in the "new" India-and efforts by policymakers, farmers, and traders to resist these changes. [...]
Organisation: University of Miami
Année: 2013