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Insights about Loyalty and Governance in Farmer Based Organizations
Presented by; USAID, Agrilinks
Presenters: Lorenzo Casaburi, Greg Grothe, and Rocco Machiavello
Date: May 2016
What is this presentation about?
A key challenge for producer-owned cooperatives, farmer organizations and out-grower schemes is the lack of farmer loyalty due to side selling to other entities. This presentation explores the kinds of market actors and factors that inhibit farmer loyalty. Possible solutions that have been used are shared, including graduated sanctions and selected benefits. This resource highlights how practitioners can leverage insights to improve the performance of cooperatives and farmer organizations.