Another problem is the contractualisation - i.e. direct contracts between producers and dairies- that the HLGM has proposed. These contracts would lead the producers to be total dependent on the dairy industry, who, as stronger market player, would dictate the conditions."
This is why the contract farming projects put forward by development organizations and the UN for the milk sector in Lebanon fails to improve small farmers livelihood: it plays them directly into the hands of a few large buyers who control the prices. The problem is with capitalist markets, again.