Agricultural cooperatives and farmers' organizations

ABSTRACT The Agrarian Reform Community (ARC) development strategy was adopted in 1993 as an integrated approach to development of communities.  It complemented land distribution with interventions designed to improve the productivity of the land and the farmers.  The strategy was later...
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ABSTRACT This paper focuses on BAAC’s participation in the public private and farmer sectors and their assistance in farming and marketing for farmers’ produce through cooperatives society. It will also discuss the “Fair Care Share” idea that was recently implemented to...
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ABSTRACT The Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (JA), is going through a time of massive reforms toward more business-oriented operations in response to changes in food consumption trend. But innovative farmers and the JAs have not always been in collaborative relationship and tended to alienate each...
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ABSTRACT In the context of recent high economic growth in Asian countries, agrarian structure has also been drastically transforming. Agricultural development has been mainly led by increase of production. Nowadays, however, farmers’ response to urban consumers’ demands for safe and...
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ABSTRACT Indonesia has experienced significant changes during the last 10 years, primarily driven by increasing population, household’s income, and food supply, which ultimately shifted food consumption patterns. Changes in food consumption patterns that are increasingly diversified affect...
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