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The focus of the study was to investigate the effect of contract farming on peasant livelihoods in Manhica district, Mozambique. A mixture of approaches which combine qualitative and quantitative methods were used in the study. The results show that small scale farmers have no control over cane prices and there [...]
Organisation: Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies
Fecha de publication: 2019
Integrating smallholders within global agricultural value chains through contract farming has regained momentum in the development agenda, particularly in Africa. Governments, corporate agri-business, and global development institutions have embraced sugarcane as a suitable commodity to promote the integration of smallholders within commercial agricultural circuits so as to improve the prospects [...]
Organisation: Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy
Fecha de publication: 2019
Contract farming is emerging as an important institutional innovation in the high value food chain in developing countries including Bangladesh, and its socioeconomic implications are topic of interest in policy debates. This study is an empirical assessment to explore the determinants of participation and the impact of contract farming on [...]
Organisation: IFPRI
Fecha de publication: 2019
As the second largest seed exporter in Asia (after China) with maize seed exports valued at USD 43.8 million, Thailand can realise its vision of becoming the region’s ‘’Seed Hub’’. Seed firm size in Thailand vary—from small and medium-sized firms who rely on public provision of germplasm, to small, [...]
Organisation: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society 2019 Conference
Fecha de publication: 2019
Les gouvernements, les donateurs et les investisseurs agricoles responsables se tournent de plus en plus vers l’agriculture contractuelle la considérant comme un modèle commercial plus inclusif pour l’investissement agricole et un outil permettant de corriger les déséquilibres de pouvoir économique dans les relations entre petits exploitants et agro-industrie. L’Institut international du développement durable [...]
Organisation: L’Institut international du développement durable (IISD)
Fecha de publication: 2019
Providing the bulk of manual labour and producing subsistence crops to feed the family, women's role in family farming have not always been well-protected in contract farming arrangements. Ensuring women's rights are well-represented in contracts, this paper gives concrete examples of how contract farming regulations could be strengthened.
Organisation: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Fecha de publication: 2019
Demand for organic basmati rice, both at home and abroad, coupled with policy reforms in India have given rise to contract farming production in that nation. Organic basmic rice production, however, is highly susceptible to weather and pest risks. This study investigates the impact of smallholders’ perceived production risks on [...]
Organisation: IFPRI
Fecha de publication: 2018
This study sought to understand the impact of contract farming on livelihoods among the small-scale farmers in two study districts of Zvimba and Goromonzi which are located in the Mashonaland Provinces. This was done through examining different levels of income earned between contract and non-contract tobacco growers, food consumption rates, [...]
Organisation: Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies
Fecha de publication: 2018
Securing decent work for young people in Africa is critical given the large numbers of young people entering the labour force each year (about 11 million). With few opportunities for formal employment in manufacturing and services, agribusinesses offer young people the opportunity to earn income in rural areas. If others emulate them, there [...]
Organisation: FAO
Fecha de publication: 2018
Interest in contract farming is increasing because of its potential as an alternative channel for linking producers to international markets. However, there is limited knowledge on contract farming of tea production in VietNam, especially in more inaccessible provinces where tea production plays an important role in generating employment, improving livelihood and [...]
Organisation: Asia Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
Fecha de publication: 2018
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