2017 FARM Symposium: the keys to successful contract farming in Africa

The key topic for the FARM Foundation's annual symposium, held on November 24 at the OECD in Paris, was "Partners: the promise and pitfalls of contract farming in Africa". The participants highlighted the importance of building effective and sustainable agrifood sectors in order to address the challenges of food safety, ecological transition and job creation. Discussions were held on the conditions necessary for developing agreements that are profitable for farmers, businesses and to society at large.

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