Legal Guide on Contract Farming

This guide provides advice on the entire relationship, from negotiation to conclusion, including performance and possible breach or termination of farming contracts. Contract farming is an agreement between producers and buyers that supports the production of a wide range of agricultural commodities, which can help increase agricultural productivity and improve the livelihoods of the rural poor. The potential economic and social benefits of the contract farming explains the interest of many domestic policymakers and international organizations in promoting sustainable contract farming models as part of their efforts to achieve food security. The Guide aims to promote a better understanding of the legal implications of contract terms and practices.and more stable and balanced relationships between stakeholders. It provides assistance to parties in designing and implementing sound contracts, thereby generally contributing to building a conducive environment for contract farming.

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