Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017
In order for agriculture to become a driver of growth and a tool to alleviate poverty, the investments and performance of key players across agricultural value chains—from farmers to large and small agricultural businesses—are vital. Since 2013, Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) has collected data on laws and regulations that impact the enabling business environment for agriculture. By providing key data on regulatory frameworks that are globally comparable and actionable, EBA strengthens the information base that can be used for policy dialogue and reform.
Policies, regulations, institutions, infrastructure, support services and market conditions together can facilitate agricultural entrepreneurship, increase investment, and enhance market competitiveness and growth. EBA seeks to improve knowledge and understanding of this business environment, which can help governments to establish appropriate regulatory systems that ensure the safety and quality of agricultural goods and services without being overly costly or burdensome on market actors.