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Commercial agriculture

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  • A man from Malawi holds cotton in his hands

    IIED webinar: Incentive-based contract farming and agricultural commodities exchanges

    Join our webinar on 3 October 2018 to discuss experiences of supporting farmers in contract farming arrangements

    17 September 2018 | News | Food and agriculture
  • A Kenyan smallholder waters plants on his mixed farm where he is growing fruit trees and crops (Photo: V. Atakos/CCAFS, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Empowering Producers in Commercial Agriculture (EPIC)

    EPIC aims to empower rural producers and their wider communities to influence public decisions and private sector conduct in favour of bottom-up, locally beneficial and more sustainable investments in commercial agriculture.

    3 May 2018 | Project | Law
  • Small-scale farmer in Tanzania. Photo: Alun McDonald/Oxfam

    Inclusive investment

    Known as ‘land grabs’ in the media, large-scale land-based investments have generated much international debate. Some commentators have welcomed the new livelihood opportunities investment may bring to lower-income countries. Others have raised concerns about negative social impacts, including loss of local rights to land, water and other natural resources; threats to local food security; and the risk that large-scale investments marginalise family farmers.

    1 October 2013 | Article | Land acquisitions and rights
  • Investing in smallholders and workers is good for business

    Across the developing world, food systems and supply chains are changing — exports are rising, particularly in fresh foods, supermarkets are playing an increasingly important role and there is a growing number of standards for safety, ethics and environment.

    21 June 2011 | Article | Food and agriculture
  • Provocation 4: Making markets work for smallholders or wage labour?

    The fourth in a series of six seminars on markets and small-scale farmers took place in Manchester, United Kingdom on 25 May 2011.

    7 June 2011 | Article | Food and agriculture
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