‘Living under contract’: reflections after 25 years

Feb 10 2022

This blog was written by Ian Scoones and originally appeared on Zimbabweland. Contract farming in different forms has become increasingly common in farming systems across the world, not least in Zimbabwe, but does it benefit smallholder farmers or exploit them? Contract farming rose to prominence globally as a proposed solution to ‘market failures’ in the extension of commercial […]

Source: Future Agricultures