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(2) If both parties are satisfied with the outcome of the agreement, it may be extended for another season, but neither party is obliged to extend the agreement. 4. If the farmer supplies green beans which exceed the required quality standards or the expected level of production, he shall be entitled to a premium in an amount agreed between the undertaking and the farmers` group. 3. If the undertaking fails to fulfil its obligations under paragraph 2, the farmer shall have the right to claim compensation for the value of the services lost or the value of the lost crop at the rates agreed between the undertaking and the group of farmers. 2. If the farmer does not follow 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. I have read and understood the content of this Agreement and I sign it of my own free will. (1) Use the portion of its participation visited and approved by the Company for the purpose of growing green beans during the term of this Agreement. 1.

Any dispute arising from this Agreement shall, as far as possible, be settled by discussions between the undertaking, the farmers` group and the farmer. 1. This Agreement shall apply for a growing season from the date of signature until the end of the economic harvest of the green bean crop. IISD and FAO have developed a model responsible contract agreement to help farmers and responsible buyers address gaps in contract cultivation. (5) Purchase all green beans of acceptable quality grown by the farmer at a price advertised at the beginning of each growing season. The quality requirements are those described in Annex 1. . (2) to provide the farmer with high-quality seed in the quantity necessary for planting the accepted area in time for sowing.

We are proud to announce that the Canadian Food Security Policy Group (FSPG) recently confirmed IISD as an associate member. (3) Follow all technical recommendations of the company regarding planting, watering, weeding, fertilization, pest and disease control, picking, sorting and packaging of green beans. 2. The prices at which fertilizers and agrochemicals are sold are announced at the same time, but may fluctuate during the year depending on exchange rate fluctuations. (4) Advise the farmer on all technical aspects of green bean cultivation. (1) If the farmer supplies green beans that do not meet the agreed quality standards, the company will reject them. The farmer can resubmit them after sorting, but the company is not obliged to accept beans that do not meet the agreed quality standards. 1. Quality requirements: Acceptable beans must be:- (7) naturally green, not contaminated by disease, smoke, etc. Source: Adapted to Linking Farmers to Markets, An Operational Manual, FAIDA, Arusha (forthcoming) ———————————————– (Farmer) (3) Provide cash (or on credit once the farmer has qualified as an established and reliable contract breeder) the type and amount of fertilizer and agrochemicals needed for the area of green beans planted by the farmer. (2) Plant the bean seed provided by the Company on this property on the dates and procedures recommended by the Company.

1. The basic price at which each variety of green beans is purchased is announced by the company at least one month before the start of each planting season. 4. The payment of green beans and inputs shall be determined as follows: 2. Disputes which cannot be resolved by this procedure shall be submitted to an independent arbitrator who shall be acceptable to all parties concerned. (1) Village farmers. (farmers) want to grow green beans and society. (the company) wants to promote and buy its production and market it abroad. 3. Payment of green beans delivered monthly, less the cost of fertilisers and agrochemicals credited, shall be made before the 15th of the following month. 2. This contract sets out the conditions under which farmers will grow green beans and the company will promote, buy, process and market them.

Annex 1: Qualities and quality requirements for green beans. (1) Measurement and assessment of the suitability of the plot proposed by the farmer for the cultivation of green beans. (6) cool and not pre-wilted by sunburn or other heat sources; (1) Class 1 beans (extrafine) are 6.5 to 9.5 cm long. (5) to become a member of. Farmers` group and contribution to the maintenance of common facilities for irrigation, input distribution, sorting, packaging, etc., as agreed by the group. 4. Sale to the company of all green beans of acceptable quality grown on the holding at the price and in accordance with the procedure described in paragraph 4. 6. Pay the farmer his contributions in accordance with paragraph 4.


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