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  1. 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
  2. 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

  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. This paper examines the relationship between participation in nonfarm activity and participation in markets by farm households in Ghana. The study used data from the Ghana Living Standards Survey Round 6 and e...

    Authors: Paul Kwame Nkegbe, Abdelkrim Araar, Benjamin Musah Abu, Hamdiyah Alhassan, Yazidu Ustarz, Edinam Dope Setsoafia and Shamsia Abdul-Wahab
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:4
  8. This article investigates price relationships in the Russian meat markets in 2011–2017. We use vector autoregression specifications to predict the transmission between consumer, producer, and import prices in ...

    Authors: Daria Loginova and Judith Irek
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:2
  9. The co-creation and sharing of knowledge among different types of actors with complementary expertise is known as the Multi-Actor Approach (MAA). This paper presents how Horizon2020 Thematic-Networks (TNs) dea...

    Authors: Elena Feo, Pieter Spanoghe, Els Berckmoes, Elodie Pascal, Rosa Mosquera-Losada, Alexander Opdebeeck and Sylvia Burssens
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:3
  10. Known in the literature as underutilized, neglected or orphan crops, these crops have been cited as having the potential to improve food and nutritional security. The literature also highlights however that co...

    Authors: Cesar Revoredo-Giha, Luiza Toma, Faical Akaichi and Ian Dawson
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2022 10:1
  11. Climate change, ecological challenges, and economic and social crises imply paradigmatic and structural innovations. In the effort to drive transition toward sustainability, local communities often take the le...

    Authors: Lucia Piani, Matteo Carzedda and Nadia Carestiato
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:32
  12. The Income Stabilization Tool, a risk management scheme introduced within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2014–2020, could help European Union farmers manage the income risks they face. This study assesse...

    Authors: Simone Severini, Cinzia Zinnanti, Valeria Borsellino and Emanuele Schimmenti
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:34
  13. Agricultural conservation systems consist of a myriad of conservation practices. The mix and intensity of conservation practices adopted can benefit farmers and affect the entire production system in addition ...

    Authors: Sheng Gong, Jason.S. Bergtold and Elizabeth Yeager
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:30
  14. Similar to other foods, the concept of natural wine is much debated due to the lack of a clear and regulated definition, leading to a proliferation of heterogeneous norms and standards proposed from different ...

    Authors: Riccardo Vecchio, Eva Parga-Dans, Pablo Alonso González and Azzurra Annunziata
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:22
  15. This study analyzes the influence of livelihood assets on Ugandan farmers’ decisions to control Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW), a disease that has threatened banana production and the livelihoods of Ugandan far...

    Authors: Tiziana Pagnani, Elisabetta Gotor, Enoch Kikulwe and Francesco Caracciolo
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:25
  16. The importance of pulse cultivation and consumption is recognized by the scientific community in terms of human nutrition, food security, biodiversity and a valid substitute for animal protein. In some margina...

    Authors: Chiara Paffarini, Biancamaria Torquati, Tiziano Tempesta, Sonia Venanzi and Daniel Vecchiato
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:29
  17. The aim of this paper is to provide a review of the main roles HEIs can play in rural areas. A longitudinal case study about the civic engagement of the University of Macerata - UNIMC (Italy) is presented, by ...

    Authors: Tomasi Sabrina, Cavicchi Alessio, Aleffi Chiara, Paviotti Gigliola, Ferrara Concetta, Baldoni Federica and Passarini Paolo
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:15
  18. Farms that operate in less favoured areas (LFAs) often suffer in achieving adequate profits. Diversification strategies, such as direct selling and offering recreational services, can play an important role in...

    Authors: Brunella Arru, Roberto Furesi, Fabio A. Madau and Pietro Pulina
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:27
  19. Food-based transfer programs have the potential to change diets or alter basic crop mixes. This study empirically investigates the associations between participating in food-for-work (FFW) programs and the div...

    Authors: Bethelhem Legesse Debela, Gerald E. Shively and Stein T. Holden
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:28
  20. As a novel contribution, this paper explores the possible association between individual risk attitudes and consumer fruit and vegetable (FV) intake. Inspired by the literature, the study also investigates the...

    Authors: Elisa Giampietri, Giuseppe Bugin and Samuele Trestini
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:20
  21. Market access influences the dietary diversity and food security for smallholder households in many ways. In Ethiopia, most smallholders are subsistence farmers who have poor access to markets. This study used...

    Authors: Muhammed Abdella Usman and Daniel Callo-Concha
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:18
  22. The objective of this article is to assess the determinants of the technical efficiency of dairy processing firms in Southern Brazil while accounting for their different organizational forms, namely cooperativ...

    Authors: Caetano Luiz Beber, Sebastian Lakner and Ioannis Skevas
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:23
  23. Previous studies in Nigeria examined food and nutrition security mainly using anthropometric indicators, total calorie intake, or the household dietary diversity score (HDDS). However, recent evidence on nutri...

    Authors: Daniel A. Mekonnen, Laura Trijsburg, Thom Achterbosch, Inge D. Brouwer, Gina Kennedy, Vincent Linderhof, Ruerd Ruben and Elise F. Talsma
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:16
  24. The traditional system of producing small ruminants (sheep and goats) contributes significantly to the socioeconomic wellbeing of farm households in northern Ghana. Besides serving as an important source of in...

    Authors: Faizal Adams, Kwasi Ohene-Yankyera, Robert Aidoo and Camillus Abawiera Wongnaa
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:17
  25. The purpose of this paper is to analyze how the commoning heritage processes find application for the production of agro-environmental public goods in contexts of high socio-economic marginality and environmen...

    Authors: G. Fabiola Safonte, Claudio Bellia and Pietro Columba
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:10
  26. Agricultural technology change is required in developing countries to increase the robustness to climate-related variability, feed a growing population, and create opportunities for market-oriented production....

    Authors: Menasbo Gebru, Stein T. Holden and Frode Alfnes
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:12
  27. Periurban farming systems are characterized by the need to adapt the farming practices coping with a modified natural and social environment. Questions are thus posed on the efficient use of the inputs. The pu...

    Authors: Anna Gaviglio, Rosalia Filippini, Fabio Albino Madau, Maria Elena Marescotti and Eugenio Demartini
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:11
  28. The transition from a linear to a circular economy is a research trend topic, as well as the possibility to measure the degree of circularity of products and systems. In a linear economy, raw materials are tak...

    Authors: L. Rocchi, L. Paolotti, C. Cortina, F. F. Fagioli and A. Boggia
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:9
  29. The purpose of the research is to evaluate the impact of different kinds of information disclosures of milk labels, investigating the interest among consumers based on their consumption behaviours and characte...

    Authors: Andrea Marchini, Chiara Riganelli, Francesco Diotallevi and Bianca Polenzani
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:8
  30. Several studies have focused on the behaviour of consumers towards organic wine, finding varying and sometimes conflicting results. Some scholars have noted that consumers may perceive wine labelled as organic...

    Authors: Fabio Boncinelli, Andrea Dominici, Francesca Gerini and Enrico Marone
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:7
  31. Home-grown protein crops as an alternative to soya in dairy cattle meals, as well as other sustainable ethical-based practices, have been proposed to increase the sustainability of dairy production. Data on co...

    Authors: Simona Naspetti, Serena Mandolesi, Jeroen Buysse, Terhi Latvala, Phillipa Nicholas, Susanne Padel, Ellen J. Van Loo and Raffaele Zanoli
    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 9:1