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Resource Fair Producer Prices
Type Conference or workshop paper
Last update: 08/04/2019
Type: Conference or workshop paper
Language English
Year of publication: 2019
Download: 378kb
Summary In order to ensure that peasants as well receive just remuneration for their work as described in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a paradigm change in thinking about producer prices is needed: from market prices to ‘fair’ prices. After an overview of how economists have dealt with the concept fair, this paper continues with a methodology, the ‘Living Income / Fair Price’ approach, that describes how to calculate producer prices that are not only based on production costs, but on the concepts ‘living wages’ and ‘living income’ as well.
These prices are called ‘fair prices’. These fair prices can be calculated for each agricultural product separately, based on the assumption of full employment on the specific crop.
Role Organisation
Network Organisation organisation details Fair Price and Fair Wages
List Keywords
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 250 Business and other services
43040 Rural Development
150 Government and civil society
311 Agriculture
240 Banking and financial services  
1.2 Institutional dimension Finance & Credit  
1.4 Target group(s) 1. Local communities