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New contents in the “Contract Farming Resource Centre”

The Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division of the FAO launched  the publication “Guiding Principles for Responsible Contract Farming Operations”. It is now available for download at the Contract Farming Resource Centre website.


Developed with inputs from experts and practitioners, the publication presents a set of principles that are conducive to responsible contract farming. It is intended to serve as guidance for farmers and buyers engaged in contractual relationships, thus promoting good business practices and maintaining an atmosphere of trust and respect that is essential for the effectiveness of contract farming partnerships.