PL EN


2016 | 5(83) |
Article title

What Developing Countries Can Learn from the Asian Experience: Selected Aspects of the Significance of Outgrower Schemes for Economic Development

Authors
Content
Title variants
Languages of publication
Abstracts
EN
The article is the result of the research project “Theoretical, institutional and empirical conditions and premises of economic potentials synergies of African countries and Polish economy” financed by the National Science Centre, Poland [DEC-2012/07/B/HS4/00743].
EN
The article provides a study of the most important literature on the rural development in Asian developing countries in terms of arrangements between a farmer and a company. The review of the theoretical aspects of outgrower schemes is the background to comparative analysis of smallholders’ contract in Eastern and Southern Asian developing countries. The paper discusses the potential results of these schemes, especially in relation to the economic development. The article addresses the significance of outgrower schemes in the light of increasing welfare of participants as well as potential disadvantages and barriers.
Publisher

Year
Volume
Physical description
Dates
published
2016
Contributors
author
References
  • African Development Bank Group, 2014, African Development Bank Group, http://www.afdb.org/en/, (accessed: 01.08.2014).
  • Baumann P., 2000, Equity and Efficiency in Contract Farming: The Experience of Agricultural Tree Crops, “Working Paper Overseas Development Institute”, Issue 139.
  • Bellemare M., Novak L., 2014, The Food Security Impacts of Participation in Agricultural Value Chains, s.l., Cornell IAD Seminar.
  • Bijman J., 2008, Contract Farming in Developing Countries: an Overview, s.l.: FAO Working Paper.
  • Birthal P., Joshi P., Gulati A., 2005, Vertical Coordination in High-Value Food Commodities: Implications for Smallholders, “Markets, Trade and Institutions Division Discussion Paper International”, Issue 85.
  • Business Innovation Facility, 2012, Sustainable Contract Farming Initiative, s.l., Business Innovation Facility.
  • Dorwar A., Kydd J., Morrison J., Urey I., 2004, A Policy Agenda for Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth, “World Development”, 32(1), pp. 73-89.
  • Eaton C., Shepherd A., 2001, Partnerships for Growth, FAO Agricultural Service Bulletin, Rome.
  • Hazell P., Poulton C., Wiggins S., Dorward A., 2006, The Future of Small Farms: Synthesis Paper, Rimisp-Latin American Center for Rural Development.
  • Hueth B., Ligon E., Wolf S., Wu S., 1999, Incentive Instruments in Fruit and Vegetable Contracts: Input Control, Monitoring, Measuring, and Price Risk, “Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy”, 21(2), pp. 374-389.
  • IMF, 2005, IMF Staff Country Report 05/410 Bangladesh: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, IMF, Washington, D.C..
  • International Livestock Research Institute, 2007, Alternative Institutional Arrangements for Contract Farming in Poultry Production in Bangladesh and Their Impacts on Equity, s.l.: Bangladesh Agricultural University.
  • Key N., Rusten D., 1999, Contract Farming, Smallholders, and Rural Development in Latin America: The Organisation of Agro-Processing Firms and the Scale of Outgrower Porduction, “World Development”, Issue 27, pp. 381-401.
  • Kirsten J., Sartorius K., 2002, Linking Agribusiness and Smal-Scale Farmers in Developing Countres: Is There a New Role for Contract Farming?, “Working Paper University of Pretoria”, Issue 13.
  • Kusterer D., Glover K., 1990, Small Farmers, Big Business, s.l.: Palgrave.
  • Little P., Watts M., 1994, Living under Contract: Contract Farming and Agrarian Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa, s.l.: University of Wisconsin Press.
  • Milgrom P., Roberts J., 1992, Economics, Organization and Management, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
  • Minot N., 2007, Contract Farming in Developing Coutries: Patterns, Impact, and Policy, “Food Policy for Developing Countries: The Role of Government in the Global Food System”.
  • Minten B., Randrianarison L., Swinnen J., 2009, Global Retail Chains and Poor Farmers: Evidence from Madagascar, “World Development”, 37(11), pp. 1728-1741.
  • Mwambi M., Oduol J., Mshenga P., Saidi M., 2013, Does Contract Farming Improve Smallholder Farmers Income? The Case of Avocado Farming in Kenya, Hammamet, Tunisia, International Conference of the African Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • Narayanan S., 2012, Notional Contracts: The Moral Economy of Contract Farming Arrangements in India, “Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research”, Volume WP-2012-020.
  • Oya C., 2012. Contract Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Survey of Approaches, Debates and Issues. Journal of Agrarian Change, 12(1), pp. 1-33.
  • Prowse M., 2012, Contract Farming in Developing Countries – A Review, “A Savoir”, Issue February.
  • Reardon T., Barrett C., Berdegué J., Swinnen J., 2009, Agrifood Industry Transformation and Small Farmers in Developing Countries, “World Development”, 37(11), pp. 1717-1727.
  • Redclift M., 1987, Sustainable Development: Exploring the Contradictions, Routledge, London.
  • Rehber E., 2007, Contract Farming: Theory And Practice, The Lefai University Press, Hyderabad.
  • Salami A., Kamara A. B., Brixiov Z., 2010, Smallholder Agriculture in East Africa: Trends, Constraints and Opprotunities, “Working Paper African Development Bank Group”, Issue 105.
  • Setboonsarng S., 2008, Global Partnerships in Poverty Reduction: Contract Farming and Regional Cooperation, “Discussion Paper ADB Institute Tokyo”, Issue 89.
  • Setboonsarng S., Leung P., Cai J., 2006, Contract Farming and Poverty Reduction: the Case of Organic Rice Contract Farming in Thailand, “ADB Institute Discussion Paper”, Issue 49.
  • Shiva V., 1991, The Violence of the Green Revolution: ThirdWorld Agriculture, Ecology and Politics, Zed Books, London.
  • Sida, 2014, Contract Farming Offers Fresh Hope for Africa's Declining Agriculture, http://www.worldagroforestry.org/downloads/publications/PDFs/br07060.pdf (Accessed: 01.08.2014).
  • Siddiqui K., 1998, Agricultural Exports, Poverty and Ecological Crisis: Case Study of Central American Countries, “Economic and Political Weekly”, 33(39), pp. 128-136.
  • Simmons P., 2002, Overview of Smallholder Contract Farming in Developing Countries, s.l.: University of New England.
  • Simmons P., Winters P., Patric I., 2005, An Analysis of Contract Farming in East Java, Bali, and Lombok, Indonesia, “Agricultural Economics”, 33(3), pp. 513-552.
  • Simmons P., Winters P., Patrick I., 2005, An Analysis of Contract Farming in East Java, Bali, and Lombok, Indonesia, “Agricultural Economics”, 33 (November), pp. 513-525.
  • Singh S., 2002, Contracting out Solutions: Political Economy of Contract Farming in the Indian Punjab, “World Development”, 33(39), pp. 1621-1638.
  • Singh S., 2006, Contract Farming and the State: Experiences of Thailand and India, s.l.: Kalpaz Publication.
  • Smalley R., 2013, Plantations, Contract Farming and Commercial Farming Areas in Africa: Comparative Review, “Land and Agricultural Commercialisation in Africa Workin Paper”, Issue 055.
  • Sriboonchitta S., Wiboonpoongse A., 2008, Overview of Contract Farming in Thailand: Lessons Learned, “ADB Institute Discussion Paper”, Issue 112.
  • Stessens J., Gouët C., Eeckloo P., 2004, Efficient Contract Farming through Strong Farmers’ Organisations in a Partnership with Agri-Business, “Hoger Institut”, Issue May.
  • The World Bank, 2007, World Development Report 2008, The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
  • Tschirley D., Poulton C., Plerhoples C., 2010, Regulation of African Cotton Sectors: A Conceptual Approach, Insights in Best Practice, and Areas for Future Research, The World Bank, Washington, DC.
  • UNCTAD, 2009, World Investment Report 2009, UN, New York and Geneva.
  • USDA, 2014, http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome (accessed 01.08.2014).
  • Watts M., 1992, Peasants and Flexible Accumulation in the Third World: Producing under Contract, “Economic and Political Weekly”, 27(30), pp. 90-97.
  • Willson J., 1986, The Political Economy of Contract Farming, “Review of Radical Political Economics”, 18(4), pp. 47-70.
  • Zhang Q. F., 2012, The Political Economy of Contract Farming in China's Agrarian Transition, “Journal of Agrarian Change”, 12(4), pp. 460-483.
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/11320/5256
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.hdl_11320_5256
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.