Based on case histories from nine Third World countries, this book examines the successful cooperation between private agribusiness firms and small farmers to increase agricultural production and income in developing countries.
Table of Contents
1. Agribusiness and the Small-Scale Farmer: A Dynamic Partnership for Development 2. Hindustan Lever Limited: A Milk Processing Operation in India 3. The Mumias Sugar Company: A Nuclear Estate in Kenya 4. Commonwealth Development Corporation: A Sugar Production and Settlement Scheme in Swaziland 5. Pinar: A Milk Processing Operation in Turkey 6. The Haggar Group: Cultivation of Tea, Coffee, and Tobacco in Southern Sudan 7. Charoen Pokphand: Pig Raising in Four Experimental Villages in Thailand 8. Productos del Monte: A Vegetable and Fruit Canning Operation in Mexico 9. San Miguel Corporation: A High-yield Hybrid Corn Seed Venture in the Philippines 10. Agro Inversiones C. por A.: A Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Export Project in the Dominican Republic 11. Adams International: Tobacco Growing and Marketing in Northern Thailand 12. Kenya Canners Limited: A Pineapple Plantation and Cannery in Kenya 13. Interaction Between Agribusiness and the Small-Scale Farmer: An Inventory of Experience in Less-Developed Countries 14. Optimizing the Role of the Private Sector in the Agricultural and Rural Development of LDCs: Policy Recommendations 15. Optimizing the Role of the Private Sector in the Agricultural and Rural Development of LDCs: Action Recommendations