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Contract farming is agricultural production carried out according to an agreement between a buyer and farmers, which establishes conditions for the production and marketing of a farm product or products

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Manuals & Guidelines
December 2021
Africa
Americas
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Europe
Oceania

Le présent document d’orientation analyse les tendances du commerce agroalimentaire à l’échelle mondiale et par groupes de pays, en accordant une attention particulière aux modèles commerciaux dans les pays en développement.

Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts
Manuals & Guidelines
September 2021
Global

Investment in agriculture is essential for sustainable development, in particular for achieving food security, adequate nutrition, decent employment, poverty reduction and environmental protection. In seeking to attract agricultural investment, many governments and local communities have entered into Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC).

Journal Articles & Books
January 2021

Given current land degradation trends, Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN, SDG Target 15.3) by 2030 could be difficult to attain. Solutions to avoid, reduce, and reverse land degradation are not being implemented at sufficiently large scales, pointing to land governance as the main obstacle.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Land tenure security, especially customary residence systems, is found to influence the agricultural investment decision-making and productivity of smallholder farmers across sub-Saharan Africa. However, as country-specific customary residence systems and farming models evolve over time, their impact on food security and livelihood remains unclear.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2019
Vietnam

The Vietnamese government is currently attempting to upgrade rice value chains in the Mekong River Delta by encouraging (i) vertical coordination between exporters and farmers through contract farming, and (ii) horizontal coordination among farmers through the “small farmers, large field” program.

Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent
Reports & Research
August 2019
Kenya
South Africa
Guatemala
Honduras
United States of America
Australia
Papua New Guinea
Global

A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2019
Africa
Global

Date: février 2019

Source: Foncier & Développement

Par: Sarah Brewin, Sophia Murphy 

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Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2019
Africa
Global

Date: février 2019

Source: Foncier & Développement

Par: Sarah Brewin, Sophia Murphy 

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