are an approach to target the appropriate spatial scale, reduce transaction costs, increase technical capabilities (economies of scale), and improve knowledge sharing among participants.
In the context of Contracts2.0, this is an agri-environmental contract between several farmers and a mediating organisation (e.g. BoerenNatuur, BoerenNatuur Vlaanderen), which replaces or complements the individual contracts each farmer used to have with the state or payment agency. The contract could also be between a group of farmers, a local community and a state agency.

Synonymcollective contracts