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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Review

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Short note

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. International companies take part in many tenders for agro-industrial projects in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern European countries. The market for these projects is analyzed and found to b...

    Authors: Gregory Yom Din

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2013 1:3

    Content type: Research

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