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  1. Research

    Gender differences in willingness to pay for capital-intensive agricultural technologies: the case of fish solar tent dryers in Malawi

    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...

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

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:1

    Published on: 15 January 2018

  2. Research

    Consumer interest towards tropical fruit: factors affecting avocado fruit consumption in Italy

    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...

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

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:24

    Published on: 6 December 2017

  3. Research

    Does ‘local’ matter in restaurant choice? Results of a discrete choice experiment targeting German and Italian consumers

    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...

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

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:21

    Published on: 7 November 2017

  4. Research

    Do durum wheat producers benefit of vertical coordination?

    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...

    Felicetta Carillo, Francesco Caracciolo and Luigi Cembalo

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:19

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  5. Research

    The effect of EU 2006 sugar regime reform on vertical price transmission

    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...

    Maurizio Aragrande, Mauro Bruni, Alberico Loi and Roberto Esposti

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:18

    Published on: 23 September 2017

  6. Review

    About farmers’ bargaining power within the new CAP

    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...

    Beatriz Velázquez and Bruno Buffaria

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:16

    Published on: 1 September 2017

  7. Editorial

    Efficiency and coordination in the EU agri-food systems

    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 ...

    Simone Severini and Alessandro Sorrentino

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:15

    Published on: 31 August 2017

  8. Research

    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

  9. Research

    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

  10. Research

    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

  11. Research

    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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