This “Contract Farming Resource Centre” has been established to offer a “one-stop” site, where information on contract farming is freely made available. Interest in contract farming as a mechanism to coordinate linkages between farmers and agribusiness firms has grown recently, in view of the international trends towards tighter alignment in agrifood supply chains. FAO has been responding to the growing demand for information and technical support on planning and implementing contract farming operations.
The contents are organized into four sections: the Library, the Toolkit, the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and the list of Links.



Mindful of the importance of enhancing knowledge and awareness of the legal regime applicable to contract farming operations, the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have prepared this UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD [...]

UNIDROIT | FAO | IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming

UNIDROIT | FAO | IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming
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