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1. Palpebral hidrocystoma.

Author(s) : Agharbi, F. Z.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2019 Vol.33

2. Decomposition of energy consumption and its decoupling with economic growth in the global agricultural industry.

The development of mechanization and technology has triggered the growing energy consumption in the agricultural industry. Energy saving in the agriculture industry becomes equally essential with that in the manufacturing, building, and transportation industries. The implementation of reducing...

Author(s) : Chen Xi; Shuai ChenYang; Zhang Yu; Wu Ya

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Environmental Impact Assessment Review 2020 Vol.81 pp.106364 ref.55

3. Trade and dietary diversity in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

In public and academic debates, the linkages between agricultural markets and nutrition across the world are vividly discussed. This paper contributes to the ongoing debate by analyzing the relationship between greater openness to trade and dietary diversity. It focuses on the post-communist...

Author(s) : Krivonos, E.; Kuhn, L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Policy 2019 Vol.88 pp.101767 ref.62

4. Trade-offs between environment and livelihoods: bridging the global land use and food security discussions.

This paper connects the discussion on the trade-offs between agricultural production and environmental concerns, including the asserted need for global land use expansion, and the issues of rural livelihoods and food security. Several widespread narratives are challenged. The key insights are:...

Author(s) : Meyfroidt, P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2018 Vol.16 pp.9-16 ref.many

5. Food complex in Russia - 2019: results and tasks of the upcoming period in the new conditions of development. Part II.

Implementation of state programs for the development of agroindustrial and fishery complexes with the provision of state support to organizations ensured the achievement of food safety criteria in Russia. Along with this, further production growth, export development and increased competitiveness...

Author(s) : Kolonchin, K. V.; Seregin, S. N.; Sysoev, G. V.

Publisher : OOO "Infokholodtekh", Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Pishchevaya Promyshlennost' 2020 No.9 pp.34-40 ref.15

6. State of India's Livelihood Report 2016.

State of India's Livelihoods (SOIL) Report is an annual publication that addresses contemporary issues in the livelihoods sector. It aggregates the experiences and challenges of the sector, analyses case studies and reports progress of both government and privately run programmes. This volume...

Author(s) : Girija Srinivasan; Narasimhan Srinivasan

Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India

Book : State of India's Livelihood Report 2016 2017 pp.256 pp.

7. Mitigation measures of greenhouse gases adopted in the farming sector: economic assessment and impact in Mexico.

The objective of this study is to analyze the economic impact of actions in the farming sector to mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases and, therefore, to contribute to the climate policy in the country. For this purpose, a series of simulations of these policies are made with a computable general ...

Author(s) : Elizondo, A.; Ibarrarán, M. E.; Boyd, R.

Publisher : Agricultura, Sociedad y Desarrollo, Montecillo, Mexico

Journal article : Agricultura, Sociedad y Desarrollo 2020 Vol.17 No.3 pp.513-532 ref.many

8. Special Focus: Impacts of COVID-19 on agriculture and rural poverty in China.

The overall goal of this special focus is to provide empirical evidence of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on agriculture and the effectiveness of the coping strategies - both the mitigating measures adopted by farmers and the policy responses developed by governments - in China. Nine papers...

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal issue : Journal of Integrative Agriculture 2020 Vol.19 No.12 pp.2849-2964

9. Special issue.

This issue consists of five papers dealing with rural land and labour markets in Ethiopia, price transmission in the US pigmeat market, the impacts of agricultural aid for trade in lesser-developed countries, food and grocery store choices in South Korea, and time-saving food preparation behaviour...

Publisher : Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI), Jeollanamdo, Korea Republic

Journal issue : Journal of Rural Development (Seoul) 2018 Vol.41 No.Special Issue pp.1-149

10. FAO statistical yearbook 2013: world food and agriculture.

The 2013 edition of the FAO Statistical Yearbook presents a visual synthesis of the major trends and factors shaping the global food and agricultural landscape and their interplay with broader environmental, social and economic dimensions. The book is subdivided into four thematic parts: Part 1:...

Publisher : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

Annual report : FAO statistical yearbook 2013: world food and agriculture 2013 pp.xvi + 287 pp.

11. Reforming Indian agriculture.

Reforms in four areas should be the priority if the current government's agenda of doubling farmer incomes is to be accomplished in the coming years. First, the focus of agricultural policies must shift from production per se to farmers' livelihoods. Second, policies to improve the allocation and...

Author(s) : Ashok Gulati; Devesh Kapur; Bouton, M. M.

Publisher : Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Economic and Political Weekly 2020 Vol.55 No.11 ref.18

12. Reducing China's fertilizer use by increasing farm size.

The excessive use of fertilizer has resulted in serious environmental degradation and a high health cost in China. Much research has focused on the technological innovation to improve fertilizer use efficiency in crop production, but the socioeconomic constraints are at present poorly understood....

Author(s) : Ju XiaoTang; Gu BaoJing; Wu YiYun; Galloway, J. N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Global Environmental Change 2016 Vol.41 pp.26-32 ref.26

13. What is driving livestock total factor productivity change? A persistent and transient efficiency analysis.

Production and consumption of livestock products have increased substantially over the past decades, and a continuing growth is expected. These market trends could bring opportunities for economic and social development, however at the same time it can pose unintended food security, public health...

Author(s) : Acosta, A.; Santos-Montero, L. A. de los

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2019 Vol.21 pp.1-12 ref.58

14. A short-run model of a two-sector economy with tourism and unemployment.

The article develops a Keynesian style short-run model of a two-sector economy, comprising an industrial sector and a tourism sector. Industrial goods can be consumed, invested, exported, and imported. Tourism services produced in the tourism sector are consumed by foreigners and domestic...

Author(s) : Schubert, S. F.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Tourism Economics 2016 Vol.22 No.4 pp.763-778 ref.many

15. Examining the relationship between farm size and productive efficiency: a Bayesian directional distance function approach.

Achieving sustainable food security and increased farm income will depend on how efficient production systems are in converting available inputs to produce outputs. Using data from Malawi, we estimate a Bayesian directional technology distance function to examine the relationship between farm size...

Author(s) : Khataza, R. R. B.; Hailu, A.; Doole, G. J.; Kragt, M. E.; Alene, A. D.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Agricultural Economics 2019 Vol.50 No.2 pp.237-246 ref.many

16. Wage growth, landholding, and mechanization in Chinese agriculture.

This paper aims to examine the dynamics of land transactions, machine investments, and the demand for machine services using farm panel data from China. Recently, China's agriculture has experienced a large expansion of machine rentals and machine services provided by specialized agents, which has...

Author(s) : Wang XiaoBing; Yamauchi, F.; Otsuka, K.; Huang JiKun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2016 Vol.86 pp.30-45 ref.38

17. Blueberries in Romania: past, present and future perspective.

The first blueberry research plantation in Romania was established in 1968. In the next two decades, between 1975 and 1989, more than 250 additional ha have been planted. After 1989, due to the property regime change, most of the blueberry lands have been abandoned or cut down, and the total...

Author(s) : Asănică, A.; Bădescu, A.; Bădescu, C.

Publisher : International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium

Journal article; Conference paper : Acta Horticulturae 2017 No.No.1180 pp.293-298 ref.8

18. FAO Statistical Yearbook 2012: world food and agriculture.

The 2012 edition of the FAO Statistical Yearbook presents a visual synthesis of the major trends and factors shaping the global food and agricultural landscape and their interplay with broader environmental, social and economic dimensions. The publication serves as a unique reference point on the...

Publisher : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

Book : FAO Statistical Yearbook 2012: world food and agriculture 2012 pp.362 pp. ref.22

19. Analysis of flowers production and consumption determinants in Czech Republic.

The paper deals with an analysis of economic factors which affect production and consumption of flower branch products. It answers scientific questions set on base of the fact that this branch started to get in a centers of attention and experiences growth again. The paper uses both the linear and...

Author(s) : Hálová, P.

Publisher : Ústřední knihovna Mendelovy University v Brně, Brno, Czech Republic

Journal article : Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis 2015 Vol.63 No.3 pp.903-913 ref.18

20. John Nix farm management pocketbook.

This book is intended for farmers, advisers, students and others who find themselves hunting for data relating to farm management in the UK. Figures in this 48th edition are estimates for 2018, and cover: enterprise output, variable costs and gross margins (for crops; grazing livestock; pigs,...

Author(s) : Redman, G.

Publisher : Agro Business Consultants Ltd, Melton Mowbray, UK

Book : John Nix farm management pocketbook 2017 No.Ed.48 pp.304 pp.

21. Influence of the contingency factors environment and strategy in the management control systems of an agricultural cooperative.

The study sought to verify how contingency factors, environment and strategy influence the Management Control Systems of an Agricultural Cooperative. It is a descriptive research, case study and qualitative. The object of study included an Agricultural Cooperative. We conducted interviews with 10...

Foreign Title :Influência dos fatores ambiente e estratégia nos sistemas de controle gerencial em uma cooperativa agropecuária.

Author(s) : Pletsch, C. S.; Lavarda, C. E. F.; Dallabona, L. F.; Oliveira, G. R. de

Publisher : Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Journal article : Custos e @gronegócio 2019 Vol.15 No.1 pp.229-253 ref.many

23. Is it all about the money? Extent, reasons and triggers for side-selling in Malawi's paprika supply chain.

The purpose of this paper is to advance the knowledge on side-selling. The case study of the paprika supply chain in Central Malawi showed that 36.9% of small-scale farmers engaged in side-selling. It was projected that the focal company lost between 19.9% to 44.6% of paprika due to side-selling....

Author(s) : Repar, L. A.; Onakuse, S.; Bogue, J.; Afonso, A.

Publisher : University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Journal article : International Journal on Food System Dynamics 2018 Vol.9 No.1 pp.38-53 ref.many

24. Integrated value chain development: evidence from Bangladesh.

Agricultural productivity and farmer welfare in developing countries is constrained by a multitude of market imperfections. Value chain development (VCD) is receiving much attention as a market-based policy instrument that can potentially address multiple of these constraints simultaneously. This...

Author(s) : Kuijpers, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Policy 2020 Vol.97

25. Rural and urban linkages: operation flood's role in India's dairy development.

This chapter describes the implementation of Operation Flood by the National Dairy Development Board in India. This programme provided the foundation for dairy cooperative and improved the dairy industry by better production, processing, procurement and marketing of milk in both urban and rural...

Author(s) : Cunningham, K.

Publisher : International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, USA

Book chapter : Proven successes in agricultural development: a technical compendium to Millions Fed 2010 pp.437-461 ref.many