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  1. According to the EU’s organic regulation, the use of organic seed is generally binding in organic farming. Because of an organic seed shortage, derogations to use nonorganic seed can be obtained. By 2036, the ...

    Authors: Eva Winter, Christian Grovermann, Monika M. Messmer and Joachim Aurbacher
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:22

    The Correction to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:23

  2. This study examines the relationships between healthy diets’ affordability and food systems performance across Nigerian states. On a composite index (FSI) constructed from key food system components, states in...

    Authors: Daniel A. Mekonnen, Olutayo Adeyemi, Rachel Gilbert, Dare Akerele, Thom Achterbosch and Anna Herforth
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:21
  3. Despite the various studies on food governance structured around alternative food systems (AFS), analysis of the essential characteristics of it which facilitate the sustainability of the food system (FS) is s...

    Authors: Aintzira Oñederra-Aramendi, Mirene Begiristain-Zubillaga and Mamen Cuellar-Padilla
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:18
  4. Formal written land leasing contracts offer an alternative to land purchase for those farmers wishing to expand their land area and provide greater security relative to informal short-term rental agreements an...

    Authors: Laura Onofri, Samuele Trestini, Fateh Mamine and Jason Loughrey
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:17

    The Correction to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:20

  5. Precision agriculture is expected to support and strengthen the sustainability of food production. In spite of the demonstrated benefits of the application of Information Technology to improve agricultural pra...

    Authors: Stefania Troiano, Matteo Carzedda and Francesco Marangon
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:16
  6. The aim of the study has been to understand the stakeholders’ stance, with respect to the different stages of Porter’s value chain, to learn what activities could create the most value to the future competitiv...

    Authors: Giuseppe Di Vita, Daniela Spina, Rachele De Cianni, Roberto Carbone, Mario D’Amico and Raffaele Zanchini
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:15
  7. This study investigates what factors relate to the coffee farmer’s cooperative affiliation decision and whether this decision impacts the farmer’s cash holdings. First, we propose a cooperative affiliation mod...

    Authors: Carlos Omar Trejo-Pech, Roselia Servín-Juárez and Álvaro Reyes-Duarte
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:14
  8. On-farm product differentiation represents a valuable opportunity for mountain agriculture. Consumers appreciate mountain products’ characteristics, but when signalling instruments are lacking, consumers might...

    Authors: Leonardo Cei, Edi Defrancesco, Paola Gatto and Francesco Pagliacci
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:12
  9. The agribusiness sector development is often portrayed as an essential component of economic development. Though Benin is a country with inestimable agricultural potential, the agribusiness sector appears unap...

    Authors: Kadoukpè Gildas Magbondé, Djana Mignouna, Victor Manyong, Razack Adéoti and Ayélé Odile Sossou
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:11
  10. While food trends are usually described over an entire population, this paper suggests distinguishing between inter- and pangenerational food trends. To classify the food trends for the total population as int...

    Authors: Stefan Mann and Daria Loginova
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:10
  11. Understanding how and the extent to which contract farming arrangements impact agricultural productivity is important to ensuring that policies are designed to maximize the likelihood of success. Using cross-s...

    Authors: Ayeduvor Selorm, D. B. S. Sarpong, Irene S. Egyir, Akwasi Mensah Bonsu and Henry An
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:9
  12. The importance of credit in agriculture and technology adoption is well researched, but little is known about its impact on the intensity of climate adaptation strategies (CAS) utilization. To contribute to th...

    Authors: Adewale Isaac Olutumise
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:7
  13. This study focuses on analysing the economic impact (in value-added terms) generated by Spanish wine exports during the period 2018–2020, characterized by significant geopolitical changes and market shocks pro...

    Authors: Inmaculada Carrasco, Juan Sebastián Castillo-Valero, Marcos Carchano and Carmen Córcoles
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:6
  14. Food insecurity remains a serious challenge for many households in Africa and the situation is even more prevalent among young people. However, there is a dearth of empirical evidence on youth food security st...

    Authors: Dolapo Adeyanju, John Mburu, Wainaina Gituro, Chepchumba Chumo, Djana Mignouna, Adebayo Ogunniyi, John Kehinde Akomolafe and Joseph Ejima
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2023 11:4
  15. Domestic animals, especially small ruminants, are an important source of income for millions of smallholder farmers, particularly women, in Senegal. The aim of this study was to understand the place of the bov...

    Authors: Ernest Habanabakize, Mame Astou Diasse, Marjorie Cellier, Katim Toure, Idrissa Wade, Koki Ba, Astou Diao Camara, Patrick Cortbaoui, Christian Corniaux and Elsa Vasseur
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:32
  16. Social media marketing is a promising tool for successful product placement of new healthy luxury food products, a subcategory of superfoods. Despite its growing popularity, no studies have investigated how so...

    Authors: Christoph F. Wiedenroth and Verena Otter
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:31
  17. Increasingly, rural households in developing countries are shopping for food online, and the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend. In parallel, dietary guidelines worldwide recommend eating a balanced ...

    Authors: Wanglin Ma, Puneet Vatsa, Hongyun Zheng and Yanzhi Guo
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:30
  18. Fish is an important source of healthy proteins and an important economic sector in Mediterranean countries. Despite the wealth of knowledge acquired in Western countries, a gap has been found in studies in de...

    Authors: A. Saidi, G. Sacchi, C. Cavallo, G. Cicia, R. Di Monaco, S. Puleo and T. Del Giudice
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:29
  19. Agricultural research institutes in Sub-Sahara Africa have focused on establishing farmer groups that facilitate the commercial production and marketing of African Indigenous Vegetables (AIVs) to address food ...

    Authors: Surendran Arumugam, Ramu Govindasamy, James E. Simon, Emil Van Wyk and Burhan Ozkan
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:28
  20. The adoption of innovations may boost the transition to sustainable agricultural models. Among these innovations, precision farming offers a fundamental contribution to sustainable soil management and the impr...

    Authors: Margherita Masi, Marcello De Rosa, Yari Vecchio, Luca Bartoli and Felice Adinolfi
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:27
  21. This study analyses the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food consumption at the end of the first lockdown in the New York State (USA) and in Italy (spring 2020). The results of our study show that importan...

    Authors: Gabriele Scozzafava, Caterina Contini, Francesca Gerini and Leonardo Casini
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:26
  22. Consumers are known to signal social status through their purchasing behaviors. As the food industry continually expands its use of strategic marketing to reach customers, understanding food’s connection to th...

    Authors: Julia Knaggs, J. Ross Pruitt, Lindsay Anderson and Marco Palma
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:25
  23. The continued price increase in food commodities has long been a concern to academia and policymakers because of its substantial impact on poor consumers. Existing literature has concentrated on the cost of mi...

    Authors: Richard Alioma, Manfred Zeller and Yee Khor Ling
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:24
  24. The increasing numbers of wild animals in Europe is leading, on the one hand, to growing problems stemming from their interaction with human activities. On the other, many European countries have still not dev...

    Authors: Tommaso Fantechi, Caterina Contini, Gabriele Scozzafava and Leonardo Casini
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:23
  25. Modeling transaction costs is of particular importance when analyzing price integration in developing countries. Spatial price integration among five major Bangladesh rice markets are examined over the post-li...

    Authors: Mohammad Jahangir Alam, Andrew M. McKenzie, Ismat Ara Begum, Jeroen Buysse, Eric J. Wailes, Md. Abdur Rouf Sarkar, Abdullah Al Mamun and Guido Van Huylenbroeck
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:20
  26. Dairy sheep farming systems provide a great range of ecosystem services (ESs) and social services (SSs). These are Agro-pastoral Secondary Outputs (ASOs), the promotion of which can help the survival of the sy...

    Authors: Fabio A. Madau, Brunella Arru, Roberto Furesi, Paola Sau and Pietro Pulina
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:19
  27. Plant-based diets are often promoted as healthier and more sustainable and thus as a mechanism to achieve the targets proposed to mitigate climate change and noncommunicable diseases. However, plant-based diet...

    Authors: Daniel Francisco Pais, António Cardoso Marques and José Alberto Fuinhas
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:18
  28. Dietary diversity is the key to improved health and nutrition. Farm production diversity has the potential of enhancing dietary diversity but this interrelationship varies and is ambiguous in many societies. T...

    Authors: Sayla Khandoker, Alka Singh and Shivendra Kumar Srivastava
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:15
  29. This paper investigates the presence of the bubbles that are experienced in the global vanilla (VNL) price, using the GSADF approach. The results show that there are five bubbles in the VNL price that are driv...

    Authors: Khalid Khan, Chi-Wei Su, Adnan Khurshid and Muhammad Umar
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:6

    The Correction to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:14

  30. In 2012 the European Union adopted the Regulation No. 1151/2012, which, among others, defines the legal framework to protect the originality and authenticity of mountain foods through the “Mountain Product” qu...

    Authors: Ivana Bassi, Matteo Carzedda, Enrico Gori and Luca Iseppi
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:13
  31. It is widely recognized that participation in producer groups is advantageous for smallholders who must deal with complex production and marketing constraints and dynamic business environments. However, availa...

    Authors: Ayobami Adetoyinbo and Verena Otter
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:10
  32. This study explores the alignment between vertical coordination (VC) and horizontal coordination (HC) in Indonesian vegetable value chains. This alignment helps buyers to design efficient coordination mechanis...

    Authors: Fanny Widadie, Jos Bijman and Jacques Trienekens
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:8
  33. In this work, we explore the link between the perception of complexity and the possibility of adopting precision agricultural tools (PATs). Many studies have analysed the role of perception, mostly considering...

    Authors: Yari Vecchio, Marcello De Rosa, Gregorio Pauselli, Margherita Masi and Felice Adinolfi
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:5