Farm-level impacts of vertical coordination of the food supply chain: evidence from contract farming of milk in India

Birthal, P S and Jha, A K and Tiongco, M M and Narrod, C (2009) Farm-level impacts of vertical coordination of the food supply chain: evidence from contract farming of milk in India. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 64 (3). pp. 481-496.

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Abstract

This paper quantifies the costs and benefits of contract farming of milk and identifies factors that influence farmers' participation in contract farming. Contract farming is more profitable than independent production.

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Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 09:05
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2011 09:05
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/407
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