The Model Agreement is a simple and practical legal instrument for buyers and producers to improve their trade relations and help make responsible agricultural investment a reality. It can help address power asymmetries, create fairer and more sustainable trade relationships, and support a transparent business environment for contract agricultural programs. The model agreement provides simple and customizable presentation rules that can be adapted by the parties to the product, context and specific needs of the parties. Read our Policy Brief to find out how contracts, if designed with women`s interests in mind, can help promote more balanced relationships between farmers and buyers, as well as women farmers and their husbands. .