Read our Policy Brief to find out how contracts, if designed with women`s interests in mind, can help promote more balanced relationships between farmers and buyers, as well as women farmers and their husbands. 1. This Agreement shall apply for a growing season from the date of signature to the end of the economic harvest of the green bean harvest. 2. If both parties are satisfied with the outcome of the contract, it may be extended for an additional season, neither party being obliged to renew the contract. (3) In the case of payment in cash (or on credit, as soon as the farmer has qualified as an established and reliable contract operator), provide the nature and quantity of fertilisers and agrochemicals necessary for the area planted by the farmer of green beans. 1. Use the part of its holding, measured and authorized by the company, for the purpose of growing green beans during the term of this Agreement. IISD and FAO have developed a responsible contract farming model to help responsible farmers and buyers address the shortcomings of contract farming. Additional resources for responsible contract farming: I have read and understood the content of this agreement and I sign it of my own free will.
1. All disputes arising out of this Agreement shall be settled, to the extent possible, by discussions between the Company, the Farmers` Group and the Farmer. The Model Agreement on Responsible Contract Farming provides an overview of some of the most important legal issues in the contract farming sector and sets out each of these provisions. The customizable template is an easy-to-use Word document that can be downloaded and customized. The tomato and coffee models illustrate how the standard chord can be adapted for certain crops. 2. If the farmer does not comply with the procedures described in this Agreement, he shall be notified orally and in writing. After three written warnings, the company has the right to terminate the contract. (2) This contract defines the conditions under which farmers grow green beans and the company will market, purchase, process and market them.
The Model Agreement is a simple and practical legal instrument for buyers and producers to improve their trade relations and help make responsible agricultural investment a reality. It can help address power asymmetries, create fairer and more sustainable trade relationships, and support a transparent business environment for contract agricultural programs. . . .