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  1. 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...

    Authors: Felicetta Carillo, Francesco Caracciolo and Luigi Cembalo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:19

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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...

    Authors: Maurizio Aragrande, Mauro Bruni, Alberico Loi and Roberto Esposti

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:18

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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...

    Authors: Beatriz Velázquez and Bruno Buffaria

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:16

    Content type: Review

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  4. 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 ...

    Authors: Simone Severini and Alessandro Sorrentino

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:15

    Content type: Editorial

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  5. 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...

    Authors: Eric Obedy Gido, Oscar Ingasia Ayuya, George Owuor and Wolfgang Bokelmann

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:14

    Content type: Research

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  6. Growing concerns in the major importing countries on the socio-environmental sustainability of oil palm farming may affect the import demand of palm oil and hence the economy of the exporting countries. This p...

    Authors: Yaghoob Jafari, Jamal Othman, Peter Witzke and Sufian Jusoh

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:13

    Content type: Research

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  7. Minimum tillage combined with mulching (MTM) is critical to conservation agriculture, yet its use by smallholder farmers raises challenging questions regarding adoption, diffusion and scaling at farm level. In...

    Authors: Paswel P. Marenya, Menale Kassie, Moti Jaleta, Dil Bahadur Rahut and Olaf Erenstein

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:12

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 5:7

  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:20

  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Review

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Review

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research

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