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  1. Content type: Research

    The contribution of farming to food security, nutrition, employment and poverty alleviation in Africa cannot be overemphasised. This paper analysed the effects of adopting ecosystem-based farm management pract...

    Authors: Caesar Agula, Mamudu Abunga Akudugu, Franklin Nantui Mabe and Saa Dittoh

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:13

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    Micronutrient malnutrition affects 2 billion people worldwide and biofortification could prove to be a cost-effective solution to its alleviation. The aims of this study are as follows: (i) to understand consu...

    Authors: Salomón Pérez, Adewale Oparinde, Ekin Birol, Carolina Gonzalez and Manfred Zeller

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:14

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  3. Content type: Research

    Livestock production and consumption of meat are significant contributors to today’s most serious environmental problems and global warming. This paper investigates the role of marine reserves in shaping meat ...

    Authors: Beatrice D. Simo-Kengne, Johane Dikgang and Sunita Prugsamatz Ofstad

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:12

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  4. Content type: Research

    Weather index-based crop insurance is increasingly becoming important as a risk mitigation strategy that farmers may use to mitigate adverse climate shocks and natural disasters encountered during farming. Whi...

    Authors: William M. Fonta, Safietou Sanfo, Abbi M. Kedir and Djiby R. Thiam

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:11

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  5. Content type: Research

    This study evaluated determinants of food insecurity in the rural farm households of the Teleyayen sub-watershed in Ethiopia. The study used a multistage sampling procedure to select 215 sample households invo...

    Authors: Alem-meta Assefa Agidew and K. N. Singh

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:10

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  6. Content type: Research

    In the international scene, country-of-origin labelling (COOL) is a controversial issue. We aim at defining criteria for the country-of-origin marking COOL for processed foods and figure out the effect of COOL...

    Authors: Jenny Yuezhen Su and Maurizio Canavari

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:8

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Factors influencing consumers’ perception of environmental effects of organic agriculture, and health benefits and consumption of organic vegetables were determined using linear regression analyses of primary ...

    Authors: Sansern Srinieng and Gopal Bahadur Thapa

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:5

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  8. Content type: Research

    This study investigates the factors affecting the inter-organizational relationships and governance of firms in agri-food supply chains and assesses the influence that the current conditions of vertical coordi...

    Authors: Luca Camanzi, Elisabetta Arba, Cosimo Rota, Cesare Zanasi and Giulio Malorgio

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:4

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  9. Content type: Research

    This article analyzes the impact of participation in off-farm activities on technical efficiency of maize production in eastern Ethiopia. We combined propensity score matching with a stochastic production fron...

    Authors: Musa Hasen Ahmed and Kumilachew Alamerie Melesse

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:3

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  10. Content type: Research

    Globalization-driven food trade policies and the transformations of food regimes have led to modernizing food habits and the growing substitution of traditional foods by introduced/industrialized foods in the ...

    Authors: Barthelemy G. Honfoga, Gervais N’tandou-Bonzitou, Raymond S. Vodouhè, Mauricio R. Bellon and Joseph D. Hounhouigan

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:2

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  11. Content type: Research

    Gender differences in fish processors’ willingness to pay for a group-owned fish solar tent dryer (FSTD) are being assessed by using the double hurdle model. Willingness to pay (WTP) responses from 382 randoml...

    Authors: Levison S. Chiwaula, Gowokani Chijere Chirwa, Lucy S. Binauli, James Banda and Joseph Nagoli

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:1

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  12. Content type: Research

    Sustainable feed formulation (defined here as nutritional and economic feed optimization) is substantial in feed chain production from crop farmers to livestock producers. Diet formulation employing a static l...

    Authors: Othman Alqaisi, Oghaiki Asaah Ndambi and Ryan Blake Williams

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:25

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  13. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this paper is to identify the main factors affecting the consumption of avocado fruit among Italian consumers. In order to respond to the aim of the study, an empirical survey was conducted thro...

    Authors: Giuseppina Migliore, Vittorio Farina, Salvatore Tinervia, Giovanni Matranga and Giorgio Schifani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:24

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  14. Content type: Research

    The aim of the paper is to analyze how the dynamic capabilities of the wine industry actors, involved in searching for biodiversity, influence and are influenced by the dyadic buyer–supplier relationship. In p...

    Authors: Piermichele La Sala, Raffaele Silvestri and Francesco Contò

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:23

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  15. Content type: Research

    Our paper explores how participants of voluntary transparency systems react to the cancellation of such programmes. We concern ourselves with participants of the voluntary transparency scheme known as the “Nor...

    Authors: Anica Veronika Fietz and Sven Grüner

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:22

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  16. Content type: Research

    Consumer preferences about locally grown foods have been studied principally as they concern meals consumed in the home, while knowledge about consumptions outside the home is still fragmented. Studying the re...

    Authors: Caterina Contini, Caterina Romano, Fabio Boncinelli, Gabriele Scozzafava and Leonardo Casini

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:21

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  17. Content type: Research

    Marketing outlets choice is one of the most important farm household decisions to sell their produce and has a great impact on household income. Though the study area has great potential of honey production, t...

    Authors: Kassa Tarekegn, Jema Haji and Bosena Tegegne

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:20

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  18. Content type: Research

    This study aims at assessing if benefits, based on the economic performance of farms operating in an agro-food supply chain, are generated by a vertical coordination. A panel data (2008–2011) of durum wheat pr...

    Authors: Felicetta Carillo, Francesco Caracciolo and Luigi Cembalo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:19

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  19. Content type: Research

    CAP regulation of sugar sector has frequently been questioned because of its potential effect on competition. In 2006 the CAP reform of the sugar sector established a relevant break in policy trend with potent...

    Authors: Maurizio Aragrande, Mauro Bruni, Alberico Loi and Roberto Esposti

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:18

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  20. Content type: Review

    This paper examines the current setting of instruments aimed at rebalancing unequal market power in the food chain. Particular attention is given to horizontal integration possibilities for farmers, and organi...

    Authors: Beatriz Velázquez and Bruno Buffaria

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:16

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  21. Content type: Editorial

    During the 52nd Conference of the Italian Society of Agricultural Economists (SIDEA), Italian agricultural economists have been given the opportunity to debate regarding internationalization, competition, and ...

    Authors: Simone Severini and Alessandro Sorrentino

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:15

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  22. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:14

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  23. Content type: Research

    Growing concerns in the major importing countries on the socio-environmental sustainability of oil palm farming may affect the import demand of palm oil and hence the economy of the exporting countries. This p...

    Authors: Yaghoob Jafari, Jamal Othman, Peter Witzke and Sufian Jusoh

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:13

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  24. Content type: Research

    Minimum tillage combined with mulching (MTM) is critical to conservation agriculture, yet its use by smallholder farmers raises challenging questions regarding adoption, diffusion and scaling at farm level. In...

    Authors: Paswel P. Marenya, Menale Kassie, Moti Jaleta, Dil Bahadur Rahut and Olaf Erenstein

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:12

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  25. Content type: Research

    This study evaluated the impact of agricultural cooperative membership on the wellbeing of smallholder farmers using cross-sectional data collected from the eastern part of Ethiopia. Using consumption per adul...

    Authors: Musa Hasen Ahmed and Hiwot Mekonnen Mesfin

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:6

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  26. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Satoko Kubota, Hirotsugu Sawano and Hiroichi Kono

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:4

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  27. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Anna Carbone

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:3

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

  28. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:2

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  29. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Gustavo Rossini, Rodrigo García Arancibia and Edith Depetris Guiguet

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:1

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  30. Content type: Research

    This study examined socio-economic and behavioral factors affecting Nigerian poultry producers’ biosecurity practices in terms of knowledge about bird flu symptoms, beliefs about safe practices, and handling p...

    Authors: Benjamin Okpukpara

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:25

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  31. Content type: Research

    This study fills a void in the literature by providing the first evaluation of the impact of consumer ratings on beer prices using hedonic methods. Our work is based on a dataset consisting of over 400 beers a...

    Authors: Rachel A. Smith, C. Nicholas McKinney, Steven B. Caudill and Franklin G. Mixon Jr.

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:24

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  32. Content type: Research

    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 ...

    Authors: Benjamin Musah Abu, Haruna Issahaku and Paul Kwame Nkegbe

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:21

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  33. Content type: Research

    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 ...

    Authors: Rachael Goodhue and Leo Simon

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:19

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  34. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Mekbib G. Haile, Jan Brockhaus and Matthias Kalkuhl

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:17

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

  35. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:15

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