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  1. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  7. 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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    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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  9. Content type: Research

    Immunization through vaccination has been a commercially available pre-harvest intervention to reduce E. coli shedding in cattle for about five years. Despite demonstrated substantial improvement in human health ...

    Authors: Glynn T Tonsor and Ted C Schroeder

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:7

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  10. Content type: Short note

    Organizations, institutions and new governance mechanisms are taking place in the domain of innovation and valorization of the agrifood sector. Though not new in the literature, this topic is capturing the int...

    Authors: Luigi Cembalo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:5

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    Peri-urban agriculture is exposed to multiple pressures, which push to diversification and multifunctionality. However, the urban-rural link develops in different ways according to the features of the territor...

    Authors: Emanuele Blasi, Clara Cicatiello, Barbara Pancino and Silvio Franco

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:3

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  12. Content type: Research

    The present paper analyses the relations between food and oil prices for Malaysia using a nonlinear autoregressive distributed lags (NARDL) model. The bounds test of the NARDL specification suggests the presen...

    Authors: Mansor H Ibrahim

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:2

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  13. Content type: Research

    Depletion of natural resources has become a key issue on the European policy agenda. Bottom-up measures have emerged in several countries with a view to promoting awareness campaigns and environmental sustaina...

    Authors: Luigi Cembalo, Francesco Caracciolo, Giuseppina Migliore, Alessia Lombardi and Giorgio Schifani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:18

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    Adoption rates of 19 dairy technologies, management practices, and production systems (TMPPS) are estimated for the U.S. for 2005 and 2010 and, in cases where data are available, 1993 and 2000. Logit models ar...

    Authors: Jeffrey Gillespie, Richard Nehring and Isaac Sitienei

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:17

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    The connection between agriculture and environment is a central topic to the agricultural policy agenda and it has been the core of policy reforms. These linkages have been strengthened by the 2003 Common Agri...

    Authors: Fabio Bartolini and Gianluca Brunori

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:13

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  16. Content type: Research

    This study analyzes impact of climate change on yield, planting decisions and output of five major food crops (cassava, maize, sorghum, rice and yam) in Ghana. Results of Multivariate Tobit Model show that yie...

    Authors: Zakaria A Issahaku and Keshav L Maharjan

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:16

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  17. Content type: Research

    In this study, we estimate final demand for beverages with a particular focus on alcoholic beverages and calculate elasticities using microdata from the Swiss household expenditure survey from 2000 to 2009, wh...

    Authors: Matteo Aepli

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:15

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    Innovation platforms are established to facilitate open communication and collaboration among various actors usually within a value chain to promote collective resource management. The concept of innovation pl...

    Authors: Edward Martey, Prince M Etwire, Alexander N Wiredu and Wilson Dogbe

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:11

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  19. Content type: Research

    This paper models inorganic fertilizer and improved maize varieties adoption as joint decisions. Controlling for household, plot-level, institutional and other factors, the study found that household adoption ...

    Authors: Maurice J Ogada, Germano Mwabu and Diana Muchai

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:12

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  20. Content type: Research

    Identification and characterization of farming systems simplify huge diversity of farm types in complex agro-ecosystems, which is of critical importance for precise technological intervention and informed poli...

    Authors: Rupak Goswami, Soumitra Chatterjee and Binoy Prasad

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:5

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  21. Content type: Research

    Few efficiency studies, to date, have been conducted for Central Asian countries. This article fills the gap in the literature by conducting a frontier efficiency analysis using survey data obtained from the c...

    Authors: Aziz A Karimov

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:7

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    Food education has attracted growing concern focusing on appropriate dietary habits amid the deterioration of many aspects of health in this industrial society. For this purpose, a self-motivating type of food...

    Authors: Yasuo Ohe, Shinichi Kurihara and Shinpei Shimoura

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:6

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  23. Content type: Research

    We evaluate the impact of the recent increases in major food prices on the intake of essential nutrients in Lebanon, a small heavily import-dependent economy. Using nationally representative households’ expend...

    Authors: Souhad Abou Zaki, Jad Chaaban, Lara Nasreddine and Ali Chalak

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:3

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  24. Content type: Research

    International rice markets are seen as volatile due to the thin nature of the market which is believed to be exacerbated by a low level of substitution between major rice export markets. In other words, this p...

    Authors: Adam John

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:1

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  25. Content type: Review

    In this paper, we review published studies to assess the influence of time preferences on human health behaviour. Our review indicates that elicited discount rates for health have been found to be higher than ...

    Authors: Lydia Lawless, Andreas C Drichoutis and Rodolfo M Nayga Jr

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2013 1:17

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  26. Content type: Research

    The importance of rice in food security and livelihoods of Nepalese people is well recognized but the seed supply system of this crop in the rural areas is poorly developed. To increase farmers’ access to a wi...

    Authors: Narayan P Khanal and Keshav L Maharjan

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2013 2:14

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  27. Content type: Research

    This study examined smallholder farmers' level of perception about climate change, source of information on climate change, types of adaptation strategies, factors influencing adaptation choices and barriers t...

    Authors: Yibekal A Tessema, Chanyalew S Aweke and Getachew S Endris

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2013 1:13

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  28. Content type: Research

    In this study, we estimated the influence of different meat prices, socio-demographic and geographic variables on sheep and goat meat demand using the Swiss household expenditure survey from 2000 to 2005, a mi...

    Authors: Matteo Aepli and Robert Finger

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2013 1:11

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  29. Content type: Short note

    This paper discusses the qualitative impact of a grazing/herding management program on the profitability of Small Ruminant (SR) herds near the protected area of the Royal Botanic Garden (RBG) in Tell Ar-Rumman...

    Authors: Khalid M Al-Khalidi, Amani A Alassaf, Mustafa F Al-Shudiefat and Raed J Al-Tabini

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2013 1:8

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  30. Content type: Research

    A window of opportunity to promote organic farming is open for the Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) that joined the EU in 2004. The development of organic farming has the potential to decrease the...

    Authors: Markus Larsson, Louise Morin, Thomas Hahn and Johanna Sandahl

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2013 1:5

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