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As many developing countries, Philippines is making vigorous efforts to attract and facilitate private investment in agriculture with the expectation that such investment will contribute to production growth, poverty reduction and food security. However, recent research has highlighted that investments do not necessarily produce positive results. Several studies have shown [...]
Organisation: FAO
Année de publication: 2015
L’agriculture contractuelle, qui désigne généralement la production et la commercialisation de produits agricoles en vertu d’un accord conclu au préalable entre producteurs et acheteurs, est de plus en plus pratiquée dans de nombreux pays pour des denrées agricoles très variées. Conscients de l’importance de mieux faire connaître le régime juridique [...]
Organisation: FAO
Année de publication: 2015
We investigate the unique contractual arrangement between a large Ethiopian sugar factory and its adjacent outgrower associations. The only significant difference between the sugarcane production on the factory-operated sugarcane plantation and on the outgrower-operated plots is the remuneration system and thus, the incentives to the workers. We compare the productivity [...]
Organisation: University of Copenhagen
Année de publication: 2015
Due to changes in the global agricultural system and support from various organizations, contract farming has recently been significantly expanded in many developing countries. A considerable body of literature analyses the impact of contract farming on the welfare of smallholders, whereas its impact on efficiency and productivity is mostly overlooked. This study addresses this [...]
Organisation: University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Institute of Rural Development Planning (Tanzania), Mzumbe University (Tanzania)
Année de publication: 2015
Chapter eleven of the book Knowledge Driven Development: Private Extension and Global Lessons (Academic Press), which uses actual cases written specifically to study the role and capacity of private companies in knowledge sharing and intensification through agricultural extension. Descriptions of specific models and approaches are teased out of complex situations [...]
Organisation: IFPRI
Année de publication: 2015
Contract farming, broadly understood as agricultural production and marketing carried out under a previous agreement between producers and their buyers, supports the production of a wide range of agricultural commodities and its use is growing in many countries. Mindful of the importance of enhancing knowledge and awareness of the legal [...]
Organisation: FAO
Année de publication: 2015
This paper discusses how to develop and manage integration, coordination and cooperation in bio-energy supply chains. Farmers decisions on whether or not to participate in a contract farming scheme have been investigated, particularly assessing the trade-offs between the contract attributes and their impact on the likelihood to participate. A stated [...]
Organisation: University of Naples Federico II
Année de publication: 2014
The welfare maximisation effect of contract farming is well documented (Minot, 1986) and the scheme is endorsed by the New Economic Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) as a panacea for alleviating poverty in Africa and for the development of agriculture in general. In this research assignment an evaluation of contract [...]
Organisation: Stellenbosch University
Année de publication: 2014
Using an original dataset from the Vietnamese catfish sector, we study the impact of vertical coordination options on household welfare and the implications of different stages of vertical coordination for the success of the whole sector. The welfare gain from contract farming and employment on processor-owned estate farms is estimated using a maximum [...]
Organisation: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Année de publication: 2014
The changing structure of agricultural trade in a globalizing world has become an integral part of effective rural development. In this context, contract farming has emerged as a promising rural development strategy that has gained momentum in the region, providing technical training, production inputs, and market linkages to smallholders. Contractors, [...]
Organisation: ADB
Année de publication: 2014