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  1. Climate change, ecological challenges, and economic and social crises imply paradigmatic and structural innovations. In the effort to drive transition toward sustainability, local communities often take the le...

    Authors: Lucia Piani, Matteo Carzedda and Nadia Carestiato

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:32

    Content type: Research

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  2. The Income Stabilization Tool, a risk management scheme introduced within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2014–2020, could help European Union farmers manage the income risks they face. This study assesse...

    Authors: Simone Severini, Cinzia Zinnanti, Valeria Borsellino and Emanuele Schimmenti

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:34

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  3. Agricultural conservation systems consist of a myriad of conservation practices. The mix and intensity of conservation practices adopted can benefit farmers and affect the entire production system in addition ...

    Authors: Sheng Gong, Jason.S. Bergtold and Elizabeth Yeager

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:30

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  4. Similar to other foods, the concept of natural wine is much debated due to the lack of a clear and regulated definition, leading to a proliferation of heterogeneous norms and standards proposed from different ...

    Authors: Riccardo Vecchio, Eva Parga-Dans, Pablo Alonso González and Azzurra Annunziata

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:22

    Content type: Research

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  5. This study analyzes the influence of livelihood assets on Ugandan farmers’ decisions to control Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW), a disease that has threatened banana production and the livelihoods of Ugandan far...

    Authors: Tiziana Pagnani, Elisabetta Gotor, Enoch Kikulwe and Francesco Caracciolo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:25

    Content type: Research

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  6. The importance of pulse cultivation and consumption is recognized by the scientific community in terms of human nutrition, food security, biodiversity and a valid substitute for animal protein. In some margina...

    Authors: Chiara Paffarini, Biancamaria Torquati, Tiziano Tempesta, Sonia Venanzi and Daniel Vecchiato

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:29

    Content type: Research

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  7. The aim of this paper is to provide a review of the main roles HEIs can play in rural areas. A longitudinal case study about the civic engagement of the University of Macerata - UNIMC (Italy) is presented, by ...

    Authors: Tomasi Sabrina, Cavicchi Alessio, Aleffi Chiara, Paviotti Gigliola, Ferrara Concetta, Baldoni Federica and Passarini Paolo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:15

    Content type: Research

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  8. Farms that operate in less favoured areas (LFAs) often suffer in achieving adequate profits. Diversification strategies, such as direct selling and offering recreational services, can play an important role in...

    Authors: Brunella Arru, Roberto Furesi, Fabio A. Madau and Pietro Pulina

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:27

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  9. Food-based transfer programs have the potential to change diets or alter basic crop mixes. This study empirically investigates the associations between participating in food-for-work (FFW) programs and the div...

    Authors: Bethelhem Legesse Debela, Gerald E. Shively and Stein T. Holden

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:28

    Content type: Research

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  10. As a novel contribution, this paper explores the possible association between individual risk attitudes and consumer fruit and vegetable (FV) intake. Inspired by the literature, the study also investigates the...

    Authors: Elisa Giampietri, Giuseppe Bugin and Samuele Trestini

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:20

    Content type: Research

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  11. Market access influences the dietary diversity and food security for smallholder households in many ways. In Ethiopia, most smallholders are subsistence farmers who have poor access to markets. This study used...

    Authors: Muhammed Abdella Usman and Daniel Callo-Concha

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:18

    Content type: Research

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  12. The objective of this article is to assess the determinants of the technical efficiency of dairy processing firms in Southern Brazil while accounting for their different organizational forms, namely cooperativ...

    Authors: Caetano Luiz Beber, Sebastian Lakner and Ioannis Skevas

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:23

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  13. Previous studies in Nigeria examined food and nutrition security mainly using anthropometric indicators, total calorie intake, or the household dietary diversity score (HDDS). However, recent evidence on nutri...

    Authors: Daniel A. Mekonnen, Laura Trijsburg, Thom Achterbosch, Inge D. Brouwer, Gina Kennedy, Vincent Linderhof, Ruerd Ruben and Elise F. Talsma

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:16

    Content type: Research

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  14. The traditional system of producing small ruminants (sheep and goats) contributes significantly to the socioeconomic wellbeing of farm households in northern Ghana. Besides serving as an important source of in...

    Authors: Faizal Adams, Kwasi Ohene-Yankyera, Robert Aidoo and Camillus Abawiera Wongnaa

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:17

    Content type: Research

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  15. The purpose of this paper is to analyze how the commoning heritage processes find application for the production of agro-environmental public goods in contexts of high socio-economic marginality and environmen...

    Authors: G. Fabiola Safonte, Claudio Bellia and Pietro Columba

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:10

    Content type: Research

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  16. Agricultural technology change is required in developing countries to increase the robustness to climate-related variability, feed a growing population, and create opportunities for market-oriented production....

    Authors: Menasbo Gebru, Stein T. Holden and Frode Alfnes

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:12

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  17. Periurban farming systems are characterized by the need to adapt the farming practices coping with a modified natural and social environment. Questions are thus posed on the efficient use of the inputs. The pu...

    Authors: Anna Gaviglio, Rosalia Filippini, Fabio Albino Madau, Maria Elena Marescotti and Eugenio Demartini

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:11

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  18. The transition from a linear to a circular economy is a research trend topic, as well as the possibility to measure the degree of circularity of products and systems. In a linear economy, raw materials are tak...

    Authors: L. Rocchi, L. Paolotti, C. Cortina, F. F. Fagioli and A. Boggia

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:9

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  19. The purpose of the research is to evaluate the impact of different kinds of information disclosures of milk labels, investigating the interest among consumers based on their consumption behaviours and characte...

    Authors: Andrea Marchini, Chiara Riganelli, Francesco Diotallevi and Bianca Polenzani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:8

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  20. Several studies have focused on the behaviour of consumers towards organic wine, finding varying and sometimes conflicting results. Some scholars have noted that consumers may perceive wine labelled as organic...

    Authors: Fabio Boncinelli, Andrea Dominici, Francesca Gerini and Enrico Marone

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:7

    Content type: Research

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  21. Home-grown protein crops as an alternative to soya in dairy cattle meals, as well as other sustainable ethical-based practices, have been proposed to increase the sustainability of dairy production. Data on co...

    Authors: Simona Naspetti, Serena Mandolesi, Jeroen Buysse, Terhi Latvala, Phillipa Nicholas, Susanne Padel, Ellen J. Van Loo and Raffaele Zanoli

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:1

    Content type: Research

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  22. Despite considerable improvement of food security in low- and middle-income countries over the last decades, food shortages remain persistent in sub-Saharan Africa. The driving forces are often related not onl...

    Authors: Aubin Jacob Mobio, Gilbert Fokou, Solange Aka, Kouadio Benal Kouassi, Katharina Sophia Kreppel, Kouakou Philipps Kouakou, Nogbou Andecthi Aubin Amanzou, Daouda Dao and Bassirou Bonfoh

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:2

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  23. New trends in food consumption are shaping consumers’ preferences and buying behavior. Non-traditional food retailing and short supply chains (SSCs) are offering bundles of attributes that fit the needs of lar...

    Authors: Gianni Cicia, Marilena Furno and Teresa Del Giudice

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:3

    Content type: Research

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  24. Existing literature has not yet identified the common determinants of price volatility transmission in agricultural commodities from international to local markets and has rarely investigated the role of self-...

    Authors: Jin Guo and Tetsuji Tanaka

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:27

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  25. The organic food certification system in Italy, based on the EU legislation, relies on private control bodies (CBs) that are supervised by national authorities. The aim of this paper is to investigate whether ...

    Authors: Annalisa Zezza, Federica Demaria, Tiziana Laureti and Luca Secondi

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:26

    Content type: Research

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  26. Consumption smoothing and temporal price arbitrage are the two main economic motives for grain storage in semi-subsistence economies. Nonetheless, little has been documented on the determinants of households’ ...

    Authors: Wondimagegn Tesfaye and Gebrelibanos Gebremariam

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:25

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  27. Rapid population growth and urbanization in West Africa have led to profound changes in the lifestyles and diets of urban dwellers. These changes are marked by greater preference for healthier and more nutriti...

    Authors: Claudia E. Kpossilande, Barthélemy G. Honfoga and Thierry Ferre

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:24

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  28. As urban expands into peripheral areas, peri-urban indigenous farmers lose their land and highly vulnerable to negative externalities of urbanization. The aim of the study is to assess the economic linkage bet...

    Authors: Idris Mohammed, Abdella Kosa and Nuredin Juhar

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:21

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  29. This study analyzed the adequacy between credit supply and the expectations of rice farmers in Central Benin to define policies for improved agricultural-oriented financial services. A survey was conducted in ...

    Authors: Smith A. R. Dossou, Augustin K. N. Aoudji, Albertine M. Houessou and Rodrigue S. Kaki

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:20

    Content type: Research

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  30. The effect of the United States (US) sugar program on sugar-using firm profitability from 2000 to 2017 is examined using firm financial data and the relative US-to-world sugar price ratio. Return on assets and...

    Authors: Carlos J. O. Trejo-Pech, Karen L. DeLong, Dayton M. Lambert and Vasileios Siokos

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:16

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  31. This study investigated the consumers’ preference and willingness to pay for enriched snack product traits. Using a choice experiment framework, we generated 8400 observations from a random sample of 700 respo...

    Authors: Jemal Ahmed, Tewodros Tefera and Girma T. Kassie

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:14

    Content type: Research

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