Essays about: "Contract Farming"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words Contract Farming.

  1. 1. Contract Farming and Multidimensional Poverty

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Simon Meister; [2020]
    Keywords : Contract Farming; Multidimensional Poverty; Smallholder Farmers; Developing Countries; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Poverty is a common phenomenon among rural smallholder farmer households in developing countries. A large corpus of literature suggests that contract farming -a pre-harvest agreement between farmers and buyers- can improve smallholder farmers' welfare through improved access to markets and thereby promote rural development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Young farmers’ opportunity to enter and maintain farming through tenancy : a multiple case study in Southern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Anna Lundberg; Emelie Persson; [2018]
    Keywords : tenancy; young farmers; relationship; entering; contract; external actor; agreement; arrangement; stakeholder; principal-agent;

    Abstract : The agricultural sector is capital intensive compared with other industries and the conditions for managing a farm have changed during the recent decades. During the past few years, the price of farmland and rental rates have increased which results in difficulties to maintain a stable and profitable business. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of the National Institutional Framework for Land Tenure on Contract-Farming Public-Private Partnerships in Malawi: a Case Study of Two Sugarcane Outgrower Schemes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Eleanor Grace Annie Hinde; [2017]
    Keywords : contract farming; public-private partnerships; outgrower schemes; inclusivity; land tenure policy; agricultural development initiatives; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Public-private partnerships (PPPs) as a form of contract farming are increasing in number across Sub-Saharan Africa; providing a potential solution to the threat of food insecurity and stimulant of economic growth. Yet, the perceived extent to which the operations of contract-farming PPPs include original smallholders – inclusivity - is often questioned. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food for thought : Self-sufficient households towards a sustainablefood supply

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Timo Palokangas; William Eriksson; Madeleine Persson; Rebecca Norman; [2016]
    Keywords : Self-sufficiency; self-sufficient; farming; cultivation; small scale;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis examines to what extent a co-create community called Bobyggetin Herrljunga, Sweden, can be food self-sufficient. To obtain a more comprehensiveresult, the difference between a vegetarian and non-vegetarian diet, as well as howtime spent on farming and available cultivation area affects the outcome, are studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Värdet av bin för svensk växtodling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Torgil Andersson; Filip Jankulovski; [2016]
    Keywords : biodling; honungsbi; pollineringstjänst; oljeväxt; förfruktseffekt; matematisk optimering; linjär programmering; produktionsekonomi;

    Abstract : Denna studie analyserar olika odlingsstrategier för raps i Sverige. Det ekonomiska värdet av bin som pollinatörer i rapsodlingar utvärderas och linjesorter jämförs med hybridsorter. Konsekvenserna av ett neonikotinoidförbud i Sverige utvärderas tillsammans med de ekonomiska konsekvenserna som följer utav denna restriktion. READ MORE