Search results: 976,127 results (approx.)

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. Land consolidation as technical change: economic impacts in rural Vietnam.

This paper deepens the economic analysis of the effects of land consolidation - reduction of land fragmentation. It does this in the context of rural Vietnam, studying whether land consolidation promotes or hinders the Vietnamese government's policy objectives of encouraging agricultural...

Author(s) : Huy Quynh Nguyen; Warr, P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2020 Vol.127 pp.104750 ref.57

3. 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

4. Impact of soil and water conservation practices on household vulnerability to food insecurity in eastern Ethiopia: endogenous switching regression and propensity score matching approach.

Governmental and developmental partners invest substantial resources to reduce land and water degradation in order to upgrade agricultural productivity, thus reducing food insecurity and related vulnerability in Sub-Saharan Africa. Understanding the impact of soil and water conservation on food...

Author(s) : Sileshi, M.; Kadigi, R.; Mutabazi, K.; Sieber, S.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Food Security 2019 Vol.11 No.4 pp.797-815 ref.83

5. Sustainable intensification of aquaculture value chains between Asia and Europe: a framework for understanding impacts and challenges.

Sustainable intensification (SI) is defined and interpreted in terms of a framework to support production of farmed aquatic animals in Asia and their trade with Europe. A novel holistic perspective to value chain analysis, informed by a range of sustainability tools, is used to explain the dynamic...

Author(s) : Little, D. C.; Young, J. A.; Zhang WenBo; Newton, R. W.; Al-Mamun, A.; Murray, F. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2018 Vol.493 pp.338-354

6. Relative export competitiveness of agricultural commodities and its determinants: some evidence from India.

In this paper, we derive time-varying relative export competitiveness (REC) of India's top agricultural exports (rice, wheat, cotton and sugar) against India's share of world agricultural exports (REC_WA) and world exports (REC_WE) from 1961 to 2012. We reveal that India's exports of all four...

Author(s) : Seema Narayan; Poulomi Bhattacharya

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2019 Vol.117 pp.29-47 ref.88

7. 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


Search results: 976,127 results (approx.)

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. Land consolidation as technical change: economic impacts in rural Vietnam.

This paper deepens the economic analysis of the effects of land consolidation - reduction of land fragmentation. It does this in the context of rural Vietnam, studying whether land consolidation promotes or hinders the Vietnamese government's policy objectives of encouraging agricultural...

Author(s) : Huy Quynh Nguyen; Warr, P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2020 Vol.127 pp.104750 ref.57

3. 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

4. Impact of soil and water conservation practices on household vulnerability to food insecurity in eastern Ethiopia: endogenous switching regression and propensity score matching approach.

Governmental and developmental partners invest substantial resources to reduce land and water degradation in order to upgrade agricultural productivity, thus reducing food insecurity and related vulnerability in Sub-Saharan Africa. Understanding the impact of soil and water conservation on food...

Author(s) : Sileshi, M.; Kadigi, R.; Mutabazi, K.; Sieber, S.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Food Security 2019 Vol.11 No.4 pp.797-815 ref.83

5. Sustainable intensification of aquaculture value chains between Asia and Europe: a framework for understanding impacts and challenges.

Sustainable intensification (SI) is defined and interpreted in terms of a framework to support production of farmed aquatic animals in Asia and their trade with Europe. A novel holistic perspective to value chain analysis, informed by a range of sustainability tools, is used to explain the dynamic...

Author(s) : Little, D. C.; Young, J. A.; Zhang WenBo; Newton, R. W.; Al-Mamun, A.; Murray, F. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2018 Vol.493 pp.338-354

6. Relative export competitiveness of agricultural commodities and its determinants: some evidence from India.

In this paper, we derive time-varying relative export competitiveness (REC) of India's top agricultural exports (rice, wheat, cotton and sugar) against India's share of world agricultural exports (REC_WA) and world exports (REC_WE) from 1961 to 2012. We reveal that India's exports of all four...

Author(s) : Seema Narayan; Poulomi Bhattacharya

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2019 Vol.117 pp.29-47 ref.88

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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.

11. Livelihood strategies of cacao producers in Ecuador: effects of national policies to support cacao farmers and specialty cacao landraces.

This study identifies the livelihood strategies pursued by small cacao farmers in the Guayas coastal region in Ecuador, where two distinct cacao varieties are grown: the fine flavor variety, Cacao Nacional (CN), and a hybrid variety (CCN-51). Enhancing CN production is regarded as an economic...

Author(s) : Díaz-Montenegro, J.; Varela, E.; Gil, J. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Rural Studies 2018 Vol.63 pp.141-156

12. The impact of the homestead food garden programme on food security in South Africa.

The South African government has implemented homestead food garden (HFG) programmes directed at enhancing food production in order to reduce food insecurity, malnutrition, poverty and hunger. The present paper evaluated the impact of this programme on household food insecurity using surveys of 500...

Author(s) : Tesfamariam, B. Y.; Owusu-Sekyere, E.; Emmanuel, D.; Elizabeth, T. B.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Food Security 2018 Vol.10 No.1 pp.95-110 ref.55

13. Household livelihood diversification and gender: panel evidence from rural Kenya.

There are high hopes that livelihood diversification could contribute to goals of poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This study uses household panel data collected in 2008 and 2013, combined with a mixed methodology to examine the regional and gender disparities, as well as the...

Author(s) : Loison, S. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Rural Studies 2019 Vol.69 pp.156-172 ref.73

14. Productivity of Latvian and Lithuanian rural farms and main factors influencing it.

The aim of the paper is the assessment of the changes in productivity expressed as the share of production costs in total output and its breakdown by major cost types of Latvian and Lithuanian farms over the period of the implementation of Rural Development Programme (RDP 2007-2013). The country's...

Author(s) : Veveris, A.; Sapolaite, V.; Dambina, L.

Publisher : Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, Latvia

Conference paper : Annual 22nd International Scientific Conference: "Research for Rural Development 2016" Volume 2, Jelgava, Latvia, 18-20 May 2016 2016 pp.113-127 ref.9

15. About farmers' bargaining power within the new CAP.

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 organisations of farmers, as derogations to competition policies contained in the Common Market...

Author(s) : Velázquez, B.; Buffaria, B.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Agricultural and Food Economics 2017 Vol.5 No.16 pp.(1 September 2017) ref.42

16. Fertilizer use and measures for increased sustainable consumption by peasant farmers: food security approach in rural Nigeria.

The study was conducted to establish the measures that should enhance increase in fertilizer utilization by the farmers in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Three zones out of six of the Akwa Ibom State Agricultural Development Programme (AKADEP) were randomly selected. The target population was contact...

Author(s) : Udoh, A. J.; Jackson, C.; Umoh, E.

Publisher : Academy Science Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya

Journal article : Discovery and Innovation 2009 Vol.21 No.3/4 pp.41-49 ref.19

17. 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

18. Cash credit to cotton producers in central Benin: modalities and implications.

While the requirement for cash has been increasing along the need to pay labor external to family, the provision of cash credit is little taken into account in the management of cotton sectors in French speaking African countries. Our study is the first one to address the conditions and impacts of...

Foreign Title :Crédit de trésorerie des producteurs de coton au centre du Bénin: modalités et conséquences.

Author(s) : Sossou, K. B.; Fok, M.

Publisher : EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis Cedex A, France

Journal article : Cahiers Agricultures 2019 Vol.28 pp.14 ref.15

19. Agrarian structures of Central America: continuities and changes.

Unlike most Latin American countries, both the number of people employed in agriculture and the number of mainly small-scale agricultural producers continue to grow in Central America taken as a whole. Significant continuities can be observed with regard to the strong weight of large farms...

Foreign Title :Estructuras agrarias de America Central: continuidades y cambios.

Author(s) : Baumeister, E.

Publisher : Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología Rural (ALASRU), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Journal article : Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Rurales 2019 Vol.4 No.7 pp.259-284 ref.47

20. Analysis of competitiveness of Iran's saffron exporting companies in global markets.

Recent multi-year experiences in Iran show that reliance on income from the sale of crude oil leads to instability in export earnings. In order to reduce the dependence of the Iranian economy on crude oil exports, export policies should be directed towards export of non-oil commodities, including...

Author(s) : Mohammadzadeh, S. H.; Karbasi, A.; Mohammadi, H.

Publisher : University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran

Journal article : Saffron Agronomy and Technology 2020 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa261-fa276, en7 ref.33

21. 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

22. 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.

23. Performance of the Hungarian agricultural sector in 2018.

Agriculture has shown a favorable performance in 2018, since output rose on a broad basis (+, 3.6% in volume terms), and surpassed 2 720 billion HUF, increased gross value-added income and investments, net export achieved a high value, and increased the share of processed products from export....

Foreign Title :A Magyar mezőgazdaság 2018. évi eredményei.

Author(s) : Bakota, B.; Páll, Z.

Publisher : Károly Róbert Kutató-Oktató Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft., Gyöngyös, Hungary

Journal article : Gazdálkodás 2019 Vol.63 No.3 pp.229-249 ref.8

24. 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

25. Trends of agricultural policy in Montenegro.

Montenegro's economy is predominantly services-based. Most consumption goods are imported, while industrial output has been dominated by alumina and steel production. Agriculture is one of the most important sectors in Montenegro and is a significant source of employment and income for some of the...

Author(s) : Martinovic, A.; Konjevic, D.; Drobnjak, J.; Boljevic, V.

Publisher : Consulting and Training Centre, KEY, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Journal article : Journal of Hygienic Engineering and Design 2017 Vol.18 pp.63-70 ref.14