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or relevant for Contract Farming Operations

 

 

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- Internet resource centers

- Selected general bibliogr. references on contract farming/agricultural production contracts 

- Selected legal bibliogr. references on contract farming/agricultural production contracts

- Argentina

- Belgium

- Bolivia

- Brazil

- Cambodia

- Central America

- China (People's Republic of)

- Ethiopia

- European Union

- France 

- India 

- Indonesia

- Italy

- Kenya

- Lao People's Democratic Republic

- Malawi 

- Malaysia

- Myanmar

- OHADA Member States

- Paraguay

- Philippines

- Thailand

- Turkey

- Uruguay

- USA 

- Vietnam

- Zambia

 

 

Internet resource centers

 

FAO Contract Farming Resource Centre - FAO Internet Resource Center with access to a wealth of bibliographical references (including legal material) and contract samples.

 

The US National Agricultural Law Center in cooperation with the Drake Agricultural Law Center at Drake University School of Law in Des Moines, Iowa has developed an Internet resource center providing access to US statutes and regulations, case law, bibliography and research material and other references

  

 

 

Selected general bibliographical references on contract farming / agricultural production contracts

 

Adan, P., La Agricultura por Contrato. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014)

 

Asian Development Bank.  Making globalization work better for the poor through contract farming. Edited by: Sununtar Setboonsarng and PingSun Leung, 2014.

 

F@rmletter, the monthly e-magazine of the World Farmers' Organisation : September 2013 issue totally focusing on Contract Farming

 

Boscher C., Sexton D. and Valleur R., Agriculture sous contrats et commerce equitable: Identification des freins et leviers pour encourager l’émergence et la consolidation d’organisations de producteurs, Rapport final, Octobre 2012

 

Cafaggi, F., Iamiceli, P., Contracting in global supply chains and cooperative remedies, Uniform Law Review 2018, 1-45

 

Cafaggi, F., Global standard setting : the role of private regulation in foodstuff supply chains. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

Colaiacomo, M., Project effectiveness in rural development: can contract farming arrangements help? in: Journal of Law and Rural Development 2017, Issue 1, p. 77.

 

Contract farming in ASEAN countries. A fact finding study, 2008

 

Da Silva, C.A., “The growing role of contract farming in agri-food Systems development: drivers, theory and practice”, Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Service FAO, Rome (2005)

 

Da Silva, C.A., Contract Farming and Inclusive Value Chain Development, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Da Silva, C. & Rankin, M. eds., “Contract farming for inclusive market access”, FAO, Rome (2013)

 

Dixie, G., M. Jonasova, L. Ronchi, A. Sergeant, P. Jaeger and J. Yap. 2014. “An Analytical Toolkit for Support to Contract Farming.” Agriculture and Environmental Services Internal Paper, World Bank, Washington, DC.

 

Eaton, C. and Shepherd, A. “Contract Farming: Partnerships for Growth”. FAO Agricultural Services, Bulletin 145, Rome (2001)

 

Expert Consultation on Contract framing in Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa (04 – 07 May 2009), FAO – South Africa National Agricultural Marketing Council

 

Gabriel, D.H., Opening Remarks, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Gabriel, D.H., A Legal Approach to the Forthcoming Legal Guide, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Gabriel, D.H., UNIDROIT’s work in contract farming and last investment in the broader context of agricultural development and food security, Uniform Law Review 2018-23, 270-281

 

Galvez Nogales, E., Contract farming: an economic and legal introduction. Contract farming and inclusive value chain development. UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 22: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the African Context (Addis Ababa, 31 October 2014) - Report

 

Gordon Sarasqueta, P.A., Agricultura por contrato: La cria de pollos de engorde, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

Grossi, P., Contract Farming: Key elements under Italian Law, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

Jull, C. Promoting responsible investment in agriculture and food systems. Guide to assess national regulatory frameworks affecting larger-scale private investments. Rome, FAO (2016)

Malanos, N., El rol de los contratos agroindustriales y de las políticas públicas en la agricultura familiar, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

Melese, A.T., “Contract Farming: Business Models that Maximise the Inclusion of and Benefits for Smallholder Farmers in the Value Chain”, Uniform Law Review 2012-1/2, 263-289

 

Mestre, F. "Un nuevo instrumento internacional de orientación jurídica para los contratos de producción agrícola: la guía jurídica sobre agricultura por contrato UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD", Revista Iberoamericana de Derecho Agrario - Número 6 - Julio 2017

 

Oxfam Briefing Note – Power, rights, and inclusive markets. Public policies that support small-scale agriculture - 5 June 2013

 

Oxfam Report – Ripe for Change, Ending Human Suffering in Supermarket Supply Chains – June 2018

 

Prowse, M., Contract Farming in Developing Countries – A Review, Agence française de développement, February 2012

 

Rankin, M., An economic and practical approach to contract farming. In: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

Rodriguez, C. M. L., Enforcing Contracts and Resolving Disputes in Contract Farming: How ADR Can Address the Specificities of Agricultural Production Contracts, 20 Unif. L. Rev. 180 (2015)

 

Shepherd, A. W., An introduction to Contract Farming, Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (2013)

 

Southeast Regional Conference on Agricultural Value Chain Financing: Conference Proceedings(December 12-14, 2007) – with contributions inter alia by : Miller, C. and da Silva C., “Value Chain Financing in Agriculture” in Building Collateral and Improving Credit Worthiness” ; Miller, C.  “Value Chain Financing Models: Building Collateral and Improving Credit Worthiness”, Escobar, A. “Increasing Competitiveness Through Value Chain Financing - Case Examples of VCF Support in Latin America”; Dumbrique Lazaro P., “Agricultural Value Chain Financing in the Philippines”

 

Thanadsillapakul, L., Contract Farming. The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Trends and impacts of foreign investments in developing countries agriculture. Evidence from case studies” – FAO Publication 2012

 

van Empel, G. J.J.M., Access to Credit and Equipment Finance,  Uniform Law Review 2012-1/2, 307-330

 

Vavra, P., “Role, Usage and Motivation for Contracting in Agriculture”, OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Working Papers, No. 16, 2009, OECD Publishing

 

Veneziano, A., Beyond CISG: Agricultural Production under Contract, in “35 years cisg and beyond – international commerce and arbitration volume 19”, 341-350, edited by Schwenzer, I. (2016)

  

Vermeulen, S. and Cotula, L., 2010, Making the most of agricultural investment: A survey of business models that provide opportunities for smallholders, IIED/FAO/IFAD/SDC, London/Rome/Bern. ISBN: 978-1-84369-774-9

 

Victoria, M., La regulación de los pactos individuales o de los acuerdos colectivos: variedad de soluciones. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

Viinikainen, T. and Bullón Caro, C., Enabling regulatory frameworks for contract farming, published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2018

 

Will, M., Contract farming handbook - A practical guide for linking small-scale producers and buyers through business model innovation - BMZ - Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, GIZ, 2013

 

Will, M., Contract farming handbook - A practical guide for linking small-scale producers and buyers through business model innovation - Volume II – Selected tools and case examples, BMZ - Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, GIZ, 2015

 

Will, M., Manuel d’agriculture contractuelle - Guide pratique de mise en relation entre les petits producteurs/ productrices et les entreprises acheteuses à travers l’innovation de modèles d’affaires - Volume II – Outils et exemples de cas choisis  ministère fédéral de la Coopération économique et du Développement, GIZ, 2015

  

Zeledón Zeledón, R., el contrato agroindustrial de producción agrícola: particularidades y problemas jurídicos. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

Zeller, B., Langa, L., Contract farming: global standards or market forces? The case of the Australian dairy industry, Uniform Law Review 2018-23, 282-297

 

 

 

Selected legal and country bibliographical references on contract farming / agricultural production contracts

 

Iannarelli, A.,“Contractual Frameworks and Inter-firm Co-operation in the Agricultural Sector”, Uniform Law Review 2012-1/2, 247-262

 

Pultrone, C., “An Overview of Contract Farming : Legal Issues and Challenges”, Uniform Law Review 2012-1/2, 263-289

 

 

 


Argentina

 

Bilvao Aranda, Facundo M., Trabajo agrario: conozca la particularidades del nuevo régimen, 2012, Producto LJ, Cita MJ-DOC-5699-AR | MJD5699 

 

Brebbia, Fernando P., El contrato de mediería frutihortícola (decreto 145/2001). La inconveniencia de regular los contratos agrarios por decreto, 2001, Producto MJ, Cita: MJ-DOC-1592-AR | MJD1592 

 

Brebbia, Fernando P., Empresa y actividad agraria, 2002, Producto MJ, Cita: MJ-DOC-2704-AR | MJD2704 

 

Campagnale (h.), Humberto, El contrato de maquinaria agrícola, Sup. Act 22/04/2003, 22/04/2003, 3 

 

De Bianchetti, Alba Esther, Necesidad de una Teoría de los Contratos Agrarios, 2008, Producto MJ, Cita MJ-DOC-3392-AR | MJD3392 

 

De Zavalia, E., La Producción Agropecuaria bajo Contratos en Argentina. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014)

 

Formento, S., Pilatti, H.H., "Los contratos agroindustriales: su perfil jurídico", Instituto Argentino de Derecho Agrario, 2004 

 

García, Ariel, Agricultura de contrato y estrategias productivas: Acopiadores, Estado y agricultores familiares en el cultivo del tabaco (Misiones)

  

Livellara, Carlos Alberto, El contrato de explotación de viñas y frutales, DT 1980 (913) 

 

Malanos, N.L., "Instrumentos que se aplican en la cadena de valor en Argentina. Su transversalidad con la agricultura, el ambiente y la alimentación" 

 

Malanos, N.L.,  Aportes de los contratos agrarios de 3a y 4a generación a la agricultura familiar
 

 

Mangeri, Roberto Eduardo, El contrato de Maquila, La Ley Online 

 

Wüst, Graciela, Los contratos agrarios, LA LEY 13/08/2008, 13/08/2008, 1 - LA LEY 2008-E, 904

  

 

 

Belgium

 

Vanthemsche, P., Agro Food Chain Consultation The Belgian Approach. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

 

 

Bolivia

 

Canelas Schütt J.M.  Contract farming in Bolivia: an overview of law and practice

 

 

 

Brazil

 

Coser, F.J., "Contrato de integração de suínos: formatos, conteúdos e deficiências da estrutura de governança predominante na suinocultura brasileira", Dissertação de mestrado em agronegócios, Universidade de Brasília, Faculdade de agronomia e medicina veterinária, Programa de pós-graduação em agronegócios, Fevereiro 2010 

 

Paiva, N.S.V., "Contornos Jurídicos e Matizes Econômicas dos Contratos de Integração Vertical Agroindustriais no Brasil", Berkeley Program in Law and Economics, 2007 

 

Paiva, N.S.V., "O problema da qualificação jurídica dos contratos de integração vertical agroindustriais no direito brasileiro", Revista da Faculdade de Direito da UFG, v. 33, n. 2 (2009)

 

Watanabe, K., Contract farming in the Brazilian Agribusiness System (AGS): Private Institutions and the State Intervention. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

  

Watanabe, K., Schiavi Bankuti, S., Lourenzani, A.E., "Pingado Dilemma": Is formal contract sweet enough", Journal of Rural Studies 54 (2017) 126-137.

 

Watanabe, K., Paiva, N.S.V., Lourenzani, A.E.,  "Contract Farming in Brazil - an approach to Law and Economics", Revista Direito GV, 13(1), 95-122.

 

Watanabe K., Zylbersztajn, D., “Contract farming in the Brazillian agri-business system: private institutions and State intervention”, Uniform Law Review, Volume 19, Issue 3, 1 August 2014, Pages 459–478

 

 

Cambodia

 

Bunhak, Y., Contract Farming and Legal Framework in Cambodia, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Prasnar, Y., Overview of the Legal Framework of Contract Farming for Producer-Buyer Relationships in Cambodia, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Sarang, S. Presentation on Practical Experiences on Contract Farming Formation and Obligation of the Parties, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Sum Sreymom and Khiev Pirom, Contract Farming in Cambodia: Different Models, Policy an Practice, in CDRI Working Paper Series No, 104 (Phnom Penh, August 2015)

 

 

Central America

 

Salazar, S., Experiencias prácticas y cuestiones jurídicas: Centroamérica y Ecuador. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

 

 

China (People's Republic of)

 

Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Contract Farming for Better Farmer–Enterprise Partnerships - ADB’s Experience in the People’s Republic of China, 2015

 

Djamel El Akra - Agriculture contractuelle et production agricole sous contrat en République populaire de Chine (Mémoire de Recherche Master Droit des Affaires Internationales, Année 2012/2013, Directeur de recherche : Monsieur Vincent Tomkiewicz, Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas)

 

 

 

Ethiopia

 

Teshome, T., Contract farming. A Brief Presentation of the Scenario in Ethiopia. UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 22: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the African Context (Addis Ababa, 31 October 2014) - Report

 

 

 

European Union

 

Report 24 August 2010 on fair revenues for farmers: A better functioning food supply chain in Europe (2009/2237(INI)). Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: José Bové 

 

British Institute of International and Comparative Law - Models of Enforcement in Europe for Relations in the Food Supply Chain, 2012 - with links (at pp. 36-37 of document) to hard law regulation (Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Romania and the United Kingdom) and soft law regulation (Belgium, France and Slovenia) on enforcement mechanisms to improve trading relationships, in particular regarding unfair commercial practices and unequal bargaining power between retailers and suppliers in the food supply chain, as well as a non EU (Argentina) and plans for regulation (Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Norway). 

 

European Commission - Green Paper on unfair trading practices in the business-to-business food and non-food supply chain in Europe, 2013

 

Renda, A., Cafaggi, F., Pelkmans, J., Iamiceli, P., Correia de Brito, A., Mustilli, F., Bebber, L. Study on the legal framework covering business-to-business unfair trading practices in the retail supply chain. Final report. DG MARKT/2010/049/E., 2014

 

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on unfair business-to-business trading practices in the food supply chain COM(2016) 32 final;

 

Report 4 May 2016 on unfair trading practices in the food supply chain (2015/2065(INI)). Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Edward Czesak;

 

Iamiceli, P., “Unfair Practices In Business-To-Consumer And Business-To-Business Contracts: A Private Enforcement Perspective – Pratiche Scorrette Nei Contratti Tra Imprese E Consumatori E Nei Contratti Tra Imprese: La Prospettiva Della Tutela Civile”, in: Revista da Faculdade de Direito da UFMG, Nº Especial - 2nd Conference Brazil-Italy, pp. 335 - 388, (2017)

 

Commission Staff Working Document, Executive Summary of the Impact Assessment – Initiative to improve the food supply chain (unfair trading practices) accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the food supply chain SWD(2018) 93 final;

 

Vikolainen, V. - Impact assessment (SWD(2018) 92, SWD(2018) 93 (summary)) accompanying a Commission proposal on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the food supply chain (COM(2018)173) (July 2018).

 

 

 

France

 

Lorvellec, L., "Production et marchés. Contrats individuels d'intégration", JurisClasseur Rural, V° Production et marchés (01 Novembre 2003) 

 

Mazé, A., “Contract law and the range of self-enforcing contracts in agriculture: private institutions and multilateral-reputation mechanisms”, Second French and German Talks in Law and Economics (December 2-3, 2005), Sarrebrucken, Germany, Last version 2005, ((INRA SAD-APT & ATOM (Université Paris I)) 

 

Prévault, J., "Contrat d’intégration en agriculture", Encyclopédie Dalloz de droit commercial, Paris, (janvier 2012) 

  

Dervillers, J., “La mise en oeuvre de la contractualisation dans le secteur non coopératif”, Droit rural n° 436, Octobre 2015, dossier 18

 

Depasse, J., “La contractualisation hors secteur coopératif et la notion de déséquilibre significatif dans les droits et obligations des parties”, Droit rural n° 436, Octobre 2015, dossier 19

 


 

India

 

Gulati, A., Ganguly, K. and Landes M.R., “Toward Contract Farming in a Changing Agri-food System”, in A. Gulati, P.K. Joshi and M. Landes (eds.), Contract Farming in India: A Resource Book, 2008 

 

Jain, R.C.A., "Regulation and Dispute Settlement in Contract Farming in India", in A. Gulati, P.K. Joshi and M. Landes (eds.), Contract Farming in India: A Resource Book, 2008

 

Sudah Narayanan, National Contracts: The Moral Economy of Contract Farming Arrangements in India by Sudha Narayanan, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

 

 

 

Indonesia

 

Paripurna, P., Protection for Smallholders in Oil Palm Industry in the Partnership Scheme in Indonesia, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Cockburn, A., Challenges facing smallholder farmers in Indonesia, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

 

 

Italy

 

Torino, R., La nuova disciplina dei contratti e delle relazioni commerciali di cessione dei prodotti agricoli e alimentari, Contratto e Impr., 2013, 6, 1425

 

Costantino, L., L’Integrazione Verticale per Contratto nel Settore Agro-alimentare: Fattispecie Giuridica e Disciplina Applicabile, Contratto e Impr., 2013, 6, 1448

 

Benedetti, A. M., Bartolini F., La Nuova Disciplina dei Contratti di Cessione dei Prodotti Agricoli e Agroalimentari, Contratto e Impr., 2013, 1, 91

 

 

 

Kenya

 

Wabuyabo, J., Overview of the Legal Framework for Contract Farming in Kenya, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 22: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the African Context (Addis Ababa, 31 October 2014) - Report

 

Wabuyele, M., Practical experiences in Kenya – case studies of seed maize, seed beans and coffee, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 22: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the African Context (Addis Ababa, 31 October 2014) - Report

 

 

 

Lao People's Democratic Republic

 

Namvong, S., Lesson Learned and Experiences from Lao PDR, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

  

Ngoud Bounmasith, Li GuangLu, Advantages and Disadvantages on Contract Farming in Lao PDR, 72 J.L. Pol'y & Globalization 18 (2018)

 

 

 

Malawi

 

Kumwenda, I., Madola, M., The Status of Contract Farming in Malawi, May, 2005

Nkhata, M.J.,  A Legal Perspective to Contract Farming in Malawi, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 22: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the African Context (Addis Ababa, 31 October 2014) - Report

 

 

 

Malaysia

 

Rahman, A. Malaysia’s Contract Farming Challenges “A Case Study”, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

  

 

 

Myanmar

 

Shim, J., Foreign Agricultural Investments in Myanmar: Toward Successful and Sustainable Contract Farming Relationships, 55 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 717 (2017)

 

 

 

OHADA member States

 

Ndzuenkeu, A., OHADA Law and Contract Farming, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 22: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the African Context (Addis Ababa, 31 October 2014) - Report

 

 

 

Paraguay

 

Beconi, F.A., El marco jurídico contractual en materia de agricultura : El caso del Paraguay – An Overview

 

 

 

Philippines

 

Andrada, J.A., Creating Farmer Entrepreneurs: NLDC’s Experience in Community-based Enterprise Development, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Briones, R. M., Small Farmers in High Value Chains: Binding or Relaxing Constraints to Inclusive Growth? PIDS Discussion Paper No. 2014-23. Makati City: Philippine Institute for Development Studies (April 2014);

 

Briones, R. M., Galang, I. M. R., Linking Small Farmers To Modern Markets: The Role Of Contract Farming. PIDS Policy Notes No. 2014-09. Makati City: Philippine Institute for Development Studies (May 2014);

 

De los Reyes, V., Country Overview on The Legal Framework for Producer-Buyer Relationships in Philippines, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

De los Reyes, V., Librojo R.G., Capacio J.L.D., Offering Guideposts for Reform Efforts:
Lessons from the Agrarian Reform Program in the Philippines, Paper prepared for presentation at the “2016 WORLD BANK CONFERENCE ON LAND AND POVERTY”
The World Bank - Washington DC, March 14-18, 2016

 

Salvador, T., Notes on contract farming and the Banana Industry - for the Consultation Workshop on The UNIDROIT/FAO Legal Guide on Contract Farming, , in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

  

 

 

Thailand

 

Gosoomp, M., The Justice for Better Life in the Fair Contract Farming System in Thailand, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

  

 

 

Turkey

 

Kayaalp, E., Farmers as Dispossessed Citizens. The Remaking of the Tobacco Market in Adiyaman, Ethnologie française 2014/2 (Vol. 44), p. 207-214 (2014)

 

 

 

Uruguay

 

Fernández Reyes, J.E., "Los contratos colectivos y los contratos de integración productiva de acuerdo a la ley nº 17777, de 21 de mayo de 2004: consideraciones preliminares", Estudios jurìdicos, Nº. 6, 2009 , págs. 169-204

 

 

 

USA

 

Velde, D., Regulation of Agricultural Production Contract in the USA. in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 18: Contract Farming Today, The Right Equilibrium ... - Workshop organized by the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law - UNIDROIT (Buenos Aires, 25 March 2014) - Report

 

Please refer to the extensive bibliographical references cited by the National Agricultural Law Center

 

Boomershine, J. M. Jr., The Battle over America’s Farmlands: Corporate Farming Practices and Legislative Attempts at Preserving the Family Farm, 21 Drake J. Agric. L. 361 (2016)

 

Brehm, S. M., “Comment, From Red Barn to Facility: Changing Environmental Liability to Fit the Changing Structure of Livestock Production”, California Law Review, Vol. 93, Issue 3, Article 4, 2005 

 

Cordes, K. Y., Bulman, A., Corporate Agriculture Investment and the Right to Food: Addressing Disparate Protections and Promoting Rights-Consistent Outcomes, 20 UCLA J. Int'l L. Foreign Aff. 87 (2016)

 

Gerhardson, B., “A Guide to Agricultural Production contracting in Minnesota”, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 1999 

  

Hamilton, N.D, Farmer’s Legal Guide to Production Contracts, University of Arkansas, 7 (1995)

 

Hegar, G. A., Jr, “Adhesion Contracts, Debt, Low Returns and Frustration-Can America’s Independent Contract Farmer Overcome the Odds?”, An Agricultural Law Research Project, The National Agricultural Law center (Originally published in Hamline Law Review, 1998)

 

Hsu, S. Scale Economies, Scale Externalities: Hog Farming and the Changing American Agricultural Industry, 94 Or. L. Rev. 23 (2015)

 

Kelley, C. K., “Agricultural Production Contracts: Drafting Considerations”, An Agricultural Law Research Project, The National Agricultural Law center (Originally published in Hamline Law Review, 1995)

 

Kulwiec, A. M., “Contract Poultry Growers as Employees – An Alternative to the Fair Farmer Rules”, 68 Lab. L.J. 128 (2017)

  

Looney, J.W. and Poole, A.K., “Adhesion Contracts, Bad Faith and Economically Faulty Contracts”, An Agricultural Law Research Project, The National Agricultural Law center (Originally published in Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, 1999) 

 

Miller, J. A., “Contracting in Agriculture: Potential Problems”, An Agricultural Law Research Project, The National Agricultural Law center, (Originally published in Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, 2003) 

 

Peck, A., “State Regulation of Production Contracts”, An Agricultural Law Research Project, The National Agricultural Law center, May 2006 

 

Stokes, S.E., “The Dilemma of Contracting: Risk Management or Risky Business?” Farmers’ Legal Action Group, Inc. (2006)

 

Zimmerli, D., Something Old, Something New: Relying on the Traditional Agricultural Cooperative to Help Farmers Solve the Power Imbalance in Modern Meatpacker Production Contracts, 24 San Joaquin Agric. L. Rev. 59 (2014)

 

 

 

Vietnam

 

30 cases of contract farming an analytical overview, making markets work better for the poor, Asian Development Bank 2005

 

Linking farmers to markets through Contract Farming. Proceedings of an M4P/ Asian Giang University Workshop, Asian Development Bank 2005

 

Dang Kim Khoi, Contract Farming in Vietnam Policy Issues and Challenges, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Dang Kim Khoi, Trand, D., and Dung, V., Contract farming in Vietnam - Policy review and emerging issues, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Tran Quoc Dat, Dispute Settlement of Contract Farming - Legal Practice in Vietnam, in: UNIDROIT 2014 - Study 80A - Doc. 20: The Legal Dimension of Contract Farming - Promoting Good Contract Practices between Producers and Buyers in Contract Farming Operations in the Asian Context (Bangkok, 26 september 2014)

 

Nguyen, H., Contract Farming in Vietnam, National Institute of Agricultural Planning and Projection, Ministry of Agriculture and Development, Vietnam

 

 

 

Zambia

 

Likulunga, M. L., “The Status of Contract Farming and Contractual Arrangements in Zambian Agriculture and Agribusiness,”University of Zambia, School of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics, A Report prepared for FARNPAN, 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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