PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES

  

 Co-Leaders' Projects 

 

FAO - Implementation of the Legal Guide on Contract Farming under IFAD grant

  1. Translation of the Legal Guide into Spanish 
  2. Preparation of guidelines for better contract farming operations
  3. Analysis of regulatory frameworks for contract farming
  4. Developing contract templates
  5. Capacity building: preparation of training materials and workshops
  6. Guiding questions for contract analysis
  7. Contract database and publication repository at the “Contract Farming Resource Centre” website
  8. A checklist for drafting agricultural contracts
  9. FAO’s fieldwork on contract farming
  10. Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development

 

UNIDROIT

  1. Coordination of the Community of Practice on Legal Aspects of Contract Farming
  2. Promoting legal research aimed at enhancing a favourable legal environment for contract farming and agricultural contracts

 

Organizations' Projects

 

World Bank Group - Enabling the Business of Agriculture

  1. Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017 Report

 

  International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

  1. Developing contract templates for contract farming

 

  Country Projects

 

Argentina - Proyecto de investigación: Marco juridico para la agricultura familiar en el desarrollo sostenible del medio rural

 

Brazil - Contract Farming: Legal, Economic Aspects and Practical Application

  1. Translation of the Legal Guide into Portuguese
  2. Preparation of a document on legal aspects of contract farming applicable in Brazil
  3. Conference on Legal Aspects of Contract Farming (October 2017)
  4. Elaboration of a primer that will accompany the Legal Guide
  5. Extension work for the dissemination and application of the Legal Guide

 

Chile - Proyecto de investigación: el fortalecimiento del régimen jurídico de los contratos agrícolas en Chile y en Latinoamérica - Research project: strengthening the legal framework of agricultural contracts in Chile and Latin-America

 

China (PR) - Translation of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming into Chinese and arrange for its publication in paper and/or electronic form

 

Colombia - Seminario internacional - 21 de octubre de 2015

 

Seminario internacional - 21 de octubre de 2015 “Retos de la productividad agrícola en el mundo: Perspectivas desde la Guía Jurídica de UNIDROIT/FAO/FIDA sobre agricultura por contrato y su aplicación en Colombia”