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  1. 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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    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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    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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  9. 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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  10. 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

  11. 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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    Social farming is gaining increasing attention from multiple stakeholders in Europe because it can generate several socioeconomic benefits, for farming households too. The research—which is part of a project c...

    Authors: Ivana Bassi, Federico Nassivera and Lucia Piani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:13

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    The worldwide increase in population and consumption has produced a growing demand for food and energy in the rich and developing Countries. The resulting intensification of land investments, to cope with this...

    Authors: Anna Carroccio, Maria Crescimanno, Antonino Galati and Antonio Tulone

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:12

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    Market liberalization has a profound impact on the structure of economies as well as changes the roles of the public and private sectors and affects innovative capacity of countries. This paper explores the Br...

    Authors: Larissa Flister and Viktoriya Galushko

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:11

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    Using a national household survey and a newly established food security scale, socio-demographic factors affecting the level of household food insecurity in Mexico were identified. Households more likely to be...

    Authors: David Magaña-Lemus, Ariun Ishdorj, C. Parr Rosson III and Jorge Lara-Álvarez

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:10

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    Most of the literature on vertical coordination and its impact on farm performance and farmer wellbeing deal with high-value or modern food supply chains, including export chains and chains dominated by large ...

    Authors: Abebe Ejigu Alemu, Miet Maertens, Jozef Deckers, Hans Bauer and Erik Mathijs

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:9

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    There is exhaustive literature on technology adoption rates and the relationship between technology adoption and relevant socioeconomic and policy variables. Yet adoption estimates derived from the application...

    Authors: Franklin Simtowe, Solomon Asfaw and Tsedeke Abate

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:7

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    The objective of this paper is to examine the importance of energy and climate shocks in Uganda’s food price processes. The unique features of this paper are threefold: first, we identify climate shocks comput...

    Authors: Joseph Mawejje

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:4

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  19. Content type: Research

    This study assessed the determinants of intensity of adoption of Improved Rice Varieties (IRVs) and the effect of market participation on farmers’ welfare in Nigeria using the Tobit and Heckman two-stage model...

    Authors: Bola Amoke Awotide, Aziz A. Karimov and Aliou Diagne

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:3

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  20. Content type: Research

    The paper analyzes the impact of partial liberalization of trade and changes in world prices of agricultural commodities in Bangladesh using single country Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model. Since the...

    Authors: Mohammad Jahangir Alam, Jeroen Buysse, Ismat Ara Begum, Stephan Nolte, Eric J. Wailes and Guido Van Huylenbroeck

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:1

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  21. Content type: Review

    This paper reviews recent advances in, and challenges for, weather index insurance for managing drought risk in smallholder agriculture, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Despite its promise to integrate loc...

    Authors: Million A. Tadesse, Bekele A. Shiferaw and Olaf Erenstein

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:26

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  22. Content type: Research

    The paper presents a study of a new social farming initiative: kindergarten farms. The paper emphasizes the value of potential synergies between the agricultural and the educational service. The two case studi...

    Authors: Biancamaria Torquati, Costanza Tancini, Chiara Paffarini and Roberta Illuminati

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:25

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  23. Content type: Review

    The article provides a literature review on the topic of identification of supply and demand. In particular, it discusses the identification problem, that is the issue of having to solve for unique values of t...

    Authors: Fabio Gaetano Santeramo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:24

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  24. Content type: Research

    The relevance of projection bias in decision making processes has been widely studied, but not specifically in experimental auctions. We study the role of projection bias in experimental auctions by examining ...

    Authors: Teresa Briz, Andreas C. Drichoutis and Lisa House

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:22

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    Over the 2000s’, consumers’ food purchases have been increasingly informed by supply chain-related issues, with growing concerns about the sustainability of chains differing for their geographical scope. As a ...

    Authors: Francesca Galli, Fabio Bartolini, Gianluca Brunori, Luca Colombo, Oriana Gava, Stefano Grando and Andrea Marescotti

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:21

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    The literature on food economics has extensively analyzed consumer preferences for extra-virgin olive oil attributes. In order to summarize and systematize the information gained in recent years, it seems appr...

    Authors: Teresa Del Giudice, Carla Cavallo, Francesco Caracciolo and Gianni Cicia

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:20

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    The addition of sulfur dioxide is a longstanding and common practice in the winemaking industry. Sulfur dioxide preserves wine, preventing oxidation and browning. However, in the U.S., wine labeled as organic ...

    Authors: Kelly A Grogan

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:19

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  28. Content type: Research

    Low adoption of modern agricultural technologies amongst farmers in Nigeria has been identified as one of the main reasons for the low agricultural productivity and increase in poverty level. The general objec...

    Authors: Carolyn A. Afolami, Abiodun E. Obayelu and Ignatius I. Vaughan

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:18

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  29. Content type: Research

    The promotion of sustainability is envisaged by the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) as a major issue for future policies in the agro-food sector, in line with the Europe 2020 Strategy. In this context, “g...

    Authors: Francesco Diotallevi, Emanuele Blasi and Silvio Franco

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:17

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  30. Content type: Research

    This paper investigates the international quarterly prices of wheat and rice from 1983(1) to 2012(4). The empirical analysis takes place with the structural time series methodology which decomposes the price s...

    Authors: Anthony N Rezitis, Anastasia G Ntinou and Dimitris N Pachis

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:16

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  31. Content type: Research

    Rhodes Grass crop is continuously cultivated in coastal area of Salalah and Batinah region of Sultanate of Oman and created a negative impact on agriculture production. The government authority stopped Rhodes ...

    Authors: Kheiry Hassan M Ishag

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:15

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  32. Content type: Research

    US farm programs have been moving towards using insurance to provide the farm safety net for many years but this policy transformation has not been realized for dairy farms. Historically, support for dairy far...

    Authors: Christopher A Wolf and Nicole J Widmar

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:14

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  33. Content type: Research

    This study examines whether the implementation of a quality management system (QMS) and the choice of a certain quality assurance scheme (QAS) were decided as responses by fruit and vegetable producers to mark...

    Authors: Dimitrios Tselempis, Philippos Karipidis, Alexandra Pavloudi and Anastasios Semos

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:13

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  34. Content type: Research

    Organic cotton relies on ecological processes and the use of natural resources to sustain the production system, unlike conventional cotton, mainly characterized by massive utilization of synthesis chemicals. ...

    Authors: Epiphane Sodjinou, Laurent C Glin, Gian Nicolay, Silvère Tovignan and Jonas Hinvi

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:12

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  35. Content type: Research

    The ornamental plant cultivation could benefit from networking, as the locus of innovation is no longer the individual farm, but increasingly the network within which the farm is embedded. The main contributio...

    Authors: Evelien Lambrecht, Nicole Taragola, Bianka Kühne, Maarten Crivits and Xavier Gellynck

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:10

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