AGSF Occasional Paper 6

AGSF Occasional Paper 6

Strengthening farm-agribusiness linkages in Africa

Summary results of five country studies in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa

by
Angela Dannson, Accra, Ghana
Chuma Ezedinma, Ibadan, Nigeria
Tom Reuben Wambua, Njuru, Kenya
Bernard Bashasha, Makerere University, Uganda
Johann Kirsten and Kurt Satorius, Pretoria, South Africa

Edited by Alexandra Rottger

Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Service (AGSF)
Agricultural Support Systems Division

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2004

 

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Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Agribusiness Sector Reviews

Selected Success Cases
Linking Arrangements between Farmers and Agro-Processors
Factors Influencing the Strength of the Link
Benefits and Constraints
Recommendations
Conclusions

Annex: Summary of Individual Case Studies

Ghana
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Uganda