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    Consumption intensity of leafy African indigenous vegetables: towards enhancing nutritional security in rural and urban dwellers in Kenya

    Estimation of consumption intensity of African indigenous vegetables (AIVs) is important to understand how their utilization can be enhanced at the household level. The study evaluated consumption intensity of...

    Eric Obedy Gido, Oscar Ingasia Ayuya, George Owuor and Wolfgang Bokelmann

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:14

    Published on: 14 July 2017

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    The single farm payment and income risk in Irish farms 2005–2013

    Agricultural income volatility has become a major hurdle for Irish farmers and policymakers to overcome in their drive to increase investment, production and ultimately income in the sector. This paper studies...

    Edward Knapp and Jason Loughrey

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:9

    Published on: 12 May 2017

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    Japanese consumer preferences for additive-free wine labeling

    Consumers have recently become more concerned about food additives and food safety. Since its first meeting on September 17, 2003, the Risk Communication Expert Committee has studied and discussed the ideal me...

    Satoko Kubota, Hirotsugu Sawano and Hiroichi Kono

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:4

    Published on: 9 March 2017

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    Food supply chains: coordination governance and other shaping forces

    The aim of this paper is twofold. First, it discusses how the functioning and performance of food chains are affected by the way stakeholders are embedded in the chains, by the coordination modes, and by the k...

    Anna Carbone

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:3

    Published on: 13 February 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:7

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    Effects of local institutions on the adoption of agroforestry innovations: evidence of farmer managed natural regeneration and its implications for rural livelihoods in the Sahel

    The present study aims at (1) assessing how the existing local formal and informal institutions affect farmer managed natural regeneration (FMNR) practices and, (2) evaluating the benefits of such practices on...

    Joachim N. Binam, Frank Place, Arinloye A. Djalal and Antoine Kalinganire

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:2

    Published on: 3 February 2017

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    Argentine government policies: impacts on the beef sector

    Beef is a staple food for Argentine consumers, and although the country has been a major exporter, the highest proportion of beef production is consumed in the domestic market. With rising inflation rates in t...

    Gustavo Rossini, Rodrigo García Arancibia and Edith Depetris Guiguet

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:1

    Published on: 16 January 2017

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    Farmgate versus market centre sales: a multi-crop approach

    Smallholder farmers have two basic decisions to make regarding selling their surplus produce: selling at farmgate at low prices or travelling to a market centre where higher prices are offered while incurring ...

    Benjamin Musah Abu, Haruna Issahaku and Paul Kwame Nkegbe

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:21

    Published on: 6 October 2016

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    Agricultural contracts, adverse selection, and multiple inputs

    A significant and growing share of US agricultural output is produced under a production or marketing contract. An important controversy regarding agricultural production contracts is the control of non-labor ...

    Rachael Goodhue and Leo Simon

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:19

    Published on: 23 September 2016

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    Short-term acreage forecasting and supply elasticities for staple food commodities in major producer countries

    Forecasting food production is important to identify possible shortages in supply and, thus, food security risks. Such forecasts may improve input allocation decisions that affect agribusiness and the input su...

    Mekbib G. Haile, Jan Brockhaus and Matthias Kalkuhl

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:17

    Published on: 17 August 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:20

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    The social pillar of sustainability: a quantitative approach at the farm level

    The present research proposes a model for the assessment of the social pillar of sustainability at the farm scale. Contrary to what is available for the environmental and economic pillars, there is a considera...

    Anna Gaviglio, Mattia Bertocchi, Maria Elena Marescotti, Eugenio Demartini and Alberto Pirani

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:15

    Published on: 21 July 2016

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