publication . Research . 2008

Global partnership in poverty reduction: Contract farming and regional cooperation

Setboonsarng, Sununtar;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Tokyo: Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Abstract
With globalization, market liberalization, and the rapid development of rural infrastructure, new market opportunities for high-value crops and livestock production are expanding in both developed and developing countries. This has translated into increased use of contract farming to establish market linkages for the poor in developing countries. In poor areas where smallholder subsistence production is the norm and where infrastructure and institutions to facilitate market exchange are not well established, contract farming is providing farmers with the assured sale of their crops and agro-business firms with a steady supply of agricultural output required by t...
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free text keywords: O43, Q17, Q56, Vertragsanbau, Globalisierung, Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen, Armut, Landwirtschaftliche Entwicklung, Laos, Kambodscha, Asien, ddc:330
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