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Small-farmer development strategies

Dale W. Adams

Small-farmer development strategies

a seminar report [by] Dale W. Adams [and] E. Walter Coward, Jr.

by Dale W. Adams

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Published by Agricultural Development Council in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCoward, E. Walter., Agricultural Development Council.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[33] p.
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18117929M

    Many studies show that retailers, processors as Small-farmer development strategies book as governments would prefer growth in farm size due to different reasons [ 2345 ]. But in the midst of all this apparent dreariness, cases are emerging from which immense lessons can be drawn. In order to combat the first obstacle, the solution would be to pool quantities. In situations where there are stark regional communal disparities, a relatively higher degree of central coordination would be required to coordinate resource transfers from more to less advantaged regions. Moving to urban areas people have to buy processed food and have to buy in retail outlets. Particularly for young people, urban areas are more promising with regard to their future careers.

    The papers draw from these diverse and polar experiences and present some theoretical and practical insights that should form the basis for more in-depth, country-level, sector-specific analyses, focusing mainly on citrus, horticultures, cotton and livestock. Labouring class households and individual members compete against each-other to secure the best jobs. As a strategy, it legitimates expanded capital accumulation and the continued subjugation of labour to capital. An own brand serves as another marketing and coordination mechanism at Morakert.

    A process of decentralized, local-level participatory planning represents one possible method Harnecker: The managers of most companies neither participate in management trainings nor invest Small-farmer development strategies book capacity building of their staff. In addition to institutional settings and opportunistic behavior, other obstacles have to be overcome to establish tight vertical linkages in supply chains. Given such circumstances, it is also no wonder that the relations between processors and farmers have worsened over time and spot market transactions have become the best choice. Cost share support is also available for farmers pursuing organic certification. A well-known game-theoretic procedure named hostage exchange is the case in point here [ 49 ].


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The reasons include negative reputation due to the historical background of cooperatives, operational inefficiencies and top-down implementation of the cooperative ideas, as well as taxation and administrative disadvantages.

Furthermore, modern retailers set their own private standards of food quality and safety that are often much higher than those of national governments [ 12 ]. However, the literature most often refers to the examples of foreign Small-farmer development strategies book who have leapfrogged quality by collaborating with large corporate farms.

The further section summarizes positive experiences of the case studies from five EECA countries. This may involve collecting water from rooftops, from swollen streams and rivers during monsoon season, or from artificially constructed catchments.

For the most part, this takes place because traditional lending institutions such as commercial banks do not give credit to enhance the interfirm product flow. On the one hand, all country reports show that competition is growing because domestic markets face inflows of imported products.

Part 2 of this article represents a more concrete element of our thought experiment, by providing a point plan for such a development strategy. At another level, socio-cultural rigidities have often militated against the adoption of efficient farming practices, resulting in sub-optimal choices that lock smallholders into a low equilibrium trap.

Secondly, the majority of people in the rural areas of developing countries face varying degrees of poverty; their position is likely to get worse if population expands at unprecedented rates while limitations continue to be imposed by available resources, technology and organizations.

All in all, the most important aspect for the integration of smallholders into value chains is the generation of sustainable benefits for the smallholders.

Five Indigenous Farming Practices Enhancing Food Security

GAP certification indicates farmers have met food safety standards required by many retail Small-farmer development strategies book. This support can help small and mid-sized farmers access markets.

First, cost leadership requires large quantities to produce on efficient scale level. This information will help small and mid-sized producers find new market opportunities. An own brand serves as another marketing and coordination mechanism at Morakert.

Another way would be the horizontal informal collaboration among smallholders. Today, Sirela is selling its entire production through some 40 own shops whereas other food processors have imitated this strategy and are investing in own retail outlets. However, Small-farmer development strategies book situation can be changed if one considers the possible role of small and medium-sized processors.

Cooperatives as a means to integrate smallholders The quest for quality, that requires tight Small-farmer development strategies book of interdependent activities in value chains, calls for particular attention toward the role of cooperatives [ 3940 ].

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