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Growing inequality has become an important concern in many countries. One of the ways that inequality is perpetuated is through differential market access across regions. This research deals with one of the primary determinants of regional inequality manifested in terms of market access. Nepal is one country where hierarchical geography [...]
Organisation: IFPRI
Année de publication: 2016
Contract farming has often been associated with an increase in the income of participating households. It is unclear, however, whether contract farming increases other aspects of household welfare. We use data from six regions of Madagascar and a selection-on-observables design in which we control for a household’s marginal utility of [...]
Organisation: University of Minnesota
Année de publication: 2016
This brief gives an overview of contract farming including its advantages, pitfalls and guiding principles for responsible contract farming operations set up by FAO. It shows practical cases in the Caribbean for different commodities.
Organisation: FAO
Année de publication: 2016
Chapter 4 (Minot and Sawyer) provides clarity on the opportunities and limitations of contract farming as an institution that facilitates agricultural intensification by smallholders. They find that contract farming is more viable in value chains of fruits and vegetables for quality-sensitive markets, commercial dairy and poultry production, and certain cash [...]
Organisation: IFPRI
Année de publication: 2016
We study the effect of alleviating the information asymmetry regarding product quality that is widespread in contracts between agricultural producers and buyers in developing countries. Opportunistic buyers may underreport quality levels to farmers to reduce the price that they have to pay. In response, farmers may curb investment, thereby negatively [...]
Organisation: IFPRI
Année de publication: 2016
In a laboratory experiment, we study behaviour in a contract farming game without third-party enforcement but with an external spot market as outside option. We examine if and how relational contracts and personal communication support private-order enforcement. We find mixed evidence for our private ordering hypothesis. While relational contracting significantly reduces contract breach in [...]
Organisation: Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany
Année de publication: 2016
This report looks into the many challenges faced by stakeholders in agricultural value chains in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and how these stakeholders are meeting these challenges head-on through the establishment of farmerenterprise partnerships. The document presents case studies and takes an indepth look into several enterprises in the PRC, highlighting experiences [...]
Organisation: ADB
Année de publication: 2015
Contract farming (CF) is increasingly seen as an effective mechanism to maximise the inclusion of and benefits for small-scale farmers, while giving some control over production to agribusinesses without requiring land ownership. In Cambodia, CF takes many forms and involves food and industrial crops, yet the different CF models and contract types have not [...]
Organisation: CDRI
Année de publication: 2015
In developing countries, smallholder farmers face many constraints including lack of information, access to credit and to markets. To overcome these constraints, resource-poor farmers can engage in contract farming. However, contracts farming need to meet farmers’ demand in order to be sustainable. This study aimed to analyze the preferences of [...]
Organisation: University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Année de publication: 2015
The participation of women in agricultural production is essential to food security and rural development. However, female farmers face many constraints when linking to modernizing, closely coordinated agrifood value chains. Indeed, women are often excluded from market access opportunities offered by agribusinesses that contract farmers for the production and delivery of agricultural products, because [...]
Organisation: University of Rome Tor Vergata, School of Economics
Année de publication: 2015