IISD Model Contract Clauses for Responsible Investment in Agriculture:

Customizable legal provisions to help implement international best practices, principles, and guidance on responsible agricultural investment

About the IISD Model Contract Clauses

The IISD Model Contract Clauses were prepared by Sarah Brewin and Nyaguthii Maina.

The authors gratefully acknowledge comments on earlier drafts of these clauses provided by Motoko Aizawa, Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Ciata Bishop, Facundo Calvo, Liesbeth Casier, Jesse Coleman, Aaron Cosbey, Cristina Larrea, Erika Luna Perez, Hafiz Mirza, Suzy Nikièma, Priscila Pereira de Andrade, Marion Provencher Langlois, Alexandra Readhead, Carin Smaller, Ege Tekinbas, Sean Woolfrey, and Margret Vidar.

IISD gratefully acknowledges the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Any remaining errors or omissions are the authors’ own.

The authors would especially like to pay tribute to the invaluable contributions of Ciata Bishop in preparing these Model Contract clauses. Sadly, Ciata passed away in 2022 before publication.

Download a Word version of the Model Contract Clauses from here.


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