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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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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  3. Food insecurity and malnutrition are still major challenges for large proportions of households in Sub-Saharan Africa. The empirical literature on food demand, however, suggests mixed evidence on the roles of ...

    Authors: Aimable Nsabimana, Ranjula Bali Swain, Yves Surry and Jean Chrysostome Ngabitsinze

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:11

    Content type: Research

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  4. The debate about the contribution of urban agriculture to urban household food security has not considered the possible differential effects by geography of production activities, focusing either on urban hous...

    Authors: Hayford Mensah Ayerakwa, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku and Daniel Bruce Sarpong

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:10

    Content type: Research

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  5. In this article, we demonstrated the dynamic impact of a bumper harvest and drought shocks on the maize market and on the trade regime in Ethiopia. Regional market integration of Ethiopia’s white maize market ...

    Authors: Mesay Yami, Ferdi Meyer and Rashid Hassan

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:8

    Content type: Research

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  6. Environmental policies are becoming an important part of agricultural policy portfolio in the EU, which is binding on Croatia. This paper seeks to evaluate potential sectoral effects of several nitrogen pollut...

    Authors: Ozana Nadoveza Jelić and Jurica Šimurina

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:9

    Content type: Research

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  7. This special issue of Agricultural and Food Economics consists of four articles that were part of the scientific programme of the First SIDEA-SIEA Joint Conference, held in Bisceglie in September 2017. The confer...

    Authors: Caterina Contini, Giuseppe Marotta and Biancamaria Torquati

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:7

    Content type: Commentary

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  8. Increasing fish consumption along with rising competition in the global seafood market has brought fisheries and aquaculture producers to adopt several differentiation and marketing strategies. Labelling schem...

    Authors: Paolo Prosperi, Daniele Vergamini and Fabio Bartolini

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:6

    Content type: Research

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  9. Marginal rural areas are undergoing major pressures from the effects of globalization, especially when no alternative has been found to conventional extensive agriculture and a lack of investments and vision s...

    Authors: Silvia Scaramuzzi, Giovanni Belletti and Paola Biagioni

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:5

    Content type: Research

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  10. About one third of global edible food is lost or wasted along the supply chain, causing the wastage of embedded natural and economic resources. Life cycle methodologies can be applied to identify sustainable a...

    Authors: Fabio De Menna, Jennifer Davis, Karin Östergren, Nicole Unger, Marion Loubiere and Matteo Vittuari

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2020 8:2

    Content type: Research

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  11. This paper provides an ex ante assessment of the effects of the Income Stabilization Tool (IST), a new risk management tool proposed in the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union. We investigate the ...

    Authors: Simone Severini, Giuliano Di Tommaso and Robert Finger

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:23

    Content type: Research

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  12. To promote the adoption of more sustainable cattle production systems in Colombia (mainly silvopastoral systems with improved forages), some sector stakeholders have proposed the development of differentiated,...

    Authors: Andrés Charry, Manuel Narjes, Karen Enciso, Michael Peters and Stefan Burkart

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:22

    Content type: Research

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  13. The aim of the paper is to evaluate the sustainability of Alternative Food Networks in Italy through the construction of a composite indicator, the Global Sustainability Index. The index is able to provide dec...

    Authors: Luigi Mastronardi, Davide Marino, Vincenzo Giaccio, Agostino Giannelli, Margherita Palmieri and Giampiero Mazzocchi

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:21

    Content type: Research

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  14. Our paper focuses on Solidarity Purchase Group (SPG) participants located in a highly urbanized area, with the aim to investigate the main motivations underlining their participation in a SPG and provide a cha...

    Authors: Lucia Baldi, Danilo Bertoni, Giuseppina Migliore and Massimo Peri

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:20

    Content type: Research

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  15. Smallholder farming, predominant in Uganda, is characterized by low productivity for most crops including rice which is gaining prominence as both a food and income crop. The low productivity is mostly attribu...

    Authors: Daniel Micheal Okello, Jackline Bonabana-Wabbi and Basil Mugonola

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:19

    Content type: Research

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  16. This article analyzes the link between world prices and producer prices of rubber in Côte d’Ivoire. Using monthly data from 2006 to 2016, we gave special attention to structural breaks in the data and asymmetr...

    Authors: Mélanie Ahoba and Frédéric Gaspart

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:18

    Content type: Research

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  17. Frequent droughts in sub-Saharan Africa imply water stress for rainfed agriculture and, ultimately, food insecurity, underlining the region’s vulnerability to climate change. Yet, in the maize-growing areas, f...

    Authors: Franklin Simtowe, Paswel Marenya, Emily Amondo, Mosisa Worku, Dil Bahadur Rahut and Olaf Erenstein

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:15

    Content type: Research

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  18. The objective of the paper is to understand the process of designing a multi-stakeholder partnership in the adoption of sustainable innovations in value chains. More specifically, the focus is on the design of...

    Authors: Barbara Pancino, Emanuele Blasi, Anne Rappoldt, Stefano Pascucci, Luca Ruini and Cesare Ronchi

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:13

    Content type: Research

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  19. The interest in wine produced in an environmentally friendly manner is increasing in the global market among both consumers and producers. Moreover, numerous labelling and certification systems have been intro...

    Authors: Gianluigi Gallenti, Stefania Troiano, Francesco Marangon, Paolo Bogoni, Barbara Campisi and Marta Cosmina

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:12

    Content type: Research

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  20. The transfer of farm activity over time occurs through different pathways, among which the more frequent is intra-family farm succession. Thus, better information on farm succession determinants is crucial for...

    Authors: Daniele Cavicchioli, Danilo Bertoni, Dario Gianfranco Frisio and Roberto Pretolani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  21. This study employs stochastic frontier analysis (SFA) correcting for sample selection bias, to determine technical efficiency (TE) and technology gap using cross-sectional data collected from 543 rice farmers ...

    Authors: Shaibu Baanni Azumah, Samuel Arkoh Donkoh and Joseph Agebase Awuni

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:9

    Content type: Research

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  22. No-tillage is a farming system aiming at minimizing soil disturbance associated with the cultivation of arable crops. This technique, together with the practices of continuous soil cover and of crop rotation, ...

    Authors: Danilo Marandola, Angelo Belliggiano, Luca Romagnoli and Corrado Ievoli

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:7

    Content type: Research

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  23. We examine the impact of food labels that make unsupported claims of food safety and labels that provide information to support such claims on consumer choices and examine consumers’ willingness to pay for bee...

    Authors: Kofi Britwum and Amalia Yiannaka

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:4

    Content type: Research

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  24. This paper examines the intra-gender nutrition outcome both with and without the presence of household level shock using Living Standards Measurement Study-Integrated Survey (LSMS) panel data in Ethiopia. We u...

    Authors: Gebremeskel Berhane Tesfay and Babatunde Abidoye

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  25. Smallholder farmers are excluded from efficient and effective participation in high-value agro-food market chains due to major competitiveness constraints and several market failures along these chains. The pu...

    Authors: Evans Ngenoh, Barnabas K. Kurgat, Hillary K. Bett, Sindu W. Kebede and Wolfgang Bokelmann

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  26. Proven that the adoption rate of a new product is influenced by the network characteristics of the early adopters, the aim of this paper is to find the network features of the early adopters associated with hi...

    Authors: Angela Barbuto, Antonio Lopolito and Fabio Gaetano Santeramo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2019 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  27. Over the last decades, economic, social, and environmental changes have profoundly affected citizen-consumer’s lifestyle and food habits. Current food habits encourage people either to eat more outside home or...

    Authors: Concetta Nazzaro, Marco Lerro and Giuseppe Marotta

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:23

    Content type: Research

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  28. Among foods with credence attributes, food with “natural” components have received in the last years particular attention by consumers. This study applies the BDM incentive compatible mechanism to explore youn...

    Authors: Giuseppina Migliore, Massimiliano Borrello, Alessia Lombardi and Giorgio Schifani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  29. Low adoption of agricultural technology is among the main reasons for low farm productivity and high incidence of poverty and food insecurity in sub-Saharan countries including Tanzania. In this study, we exam...

    Authors: Aloyce R Kaliba, Kizito Mazvimavi, Theresia L Gregory, Frida M Mgonja and Mary Mgonja

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:18

    Content type: Research

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  30. Agricultural price distortion which is the discrepancy between world market price of agricultural produce and price received by farmers as a result of market interventions by governments, either through subsid...

    Authors: Aimable Nsabimana and Franklin Amuakwa-Mensah

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:20

    Content type: Research

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  31. The Common Agricultural Policy has traditionally provided support to farm incomes via direct payments under the Single Payment Scheme. This article analyzes whether the reform of the SPS will decrease the conc...

    Authors: Stefano Ciliberti and Angelo Frascarelli

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2018 6:19

    Content type: Research

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