Centro de Recursos sobre la Agricultura de Contrato

El "Centro de Recursos sobre la Agricultura de Contrato" funciona como una "ventanilla única" que ofrece información sobre la agricultura contractual de manera gratuita. La tendencia global hacia una mayor alineación en las cadenas de suministro agroalimentario ha hecho crecer el interés sobre la agricultura por contrato, al percibirse como un mecanismo eficaz para coordinar los vínculos entre los agricultores y las empresas agroindustriales. En vista de lo anterior, la FAO ha redoblado sus esfuerzos para atender la creciente demanda de información y apoyo técnico para planificar e implementar operaciones agrícolas contractuales.


In the latest State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (SOCO 2020) flagship publication by FAO, contract farming is presented as an approach to integrating farmers into modern and global value chains. Contract farming can provide smallholder farmers with improved access to markets though there remains potential inequitable access for contract farming (+) More
The Model Agreement for Responsible Contract Farming was developed by FAO and IISD, drawing from the principles of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming. The Model Agreement is a simple and practical legal tool for buyers and producers to improve their business relations and help make responsible agricultural investment a (+) More
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 (+) More