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1. The effects of tip distribution policies: servers' keeping vs sharing/pooling tips affects tippers' sentiments but not tip-giving.

The U.S. Department of Labor recently loosened regulations about who can and cannot participate in tip-sharing and/or pooling and there is interest among restaurateurs and others in expanding use of these policies as a way to reduce front and back-of-house pay differences, so understanding their...

Author(s) : Lynn, M.; Ni XinYue

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : International Journal of Hospitality Management 2022 Vol.100 ref.50

2. Knowledge and perception of different plastic bags and packages: a case study in Brazil.

The growing demand for plastics, for packaging and consumption, is a current environmental issue. Although there are many scientific developments concerning material science, knowledge about the public's perception is low, which can delay society's efforts to face this challenge. This study aimed...

Author(s) : Fuente, C. I. A. la; Tribst, A. A. L.; Augusto, P. E. D.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301

3. Does China's increasing coupling of 'urban population' and 'urban area' growth indicators reflect a growing social and economic sustainability?

Over the last four decades, China has experienced rapid parallel economic development and urbanization, leading to internal mass -migrations of its people from increasingly marginalized rural areas to urban centers where job opportunities and wealth are now concentrated. We compare the relative...

Author(s) : Zhao JinQi; Xiao Yi; Sun SiQi; Sang WeiGuo; Axmacher, J. C.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301

4. Macro problems from microplastics: toward a sustainable policy framework for managing microplastic waste in Africa.

Microplastic pollution is a ubiquitous and emerging environmental and public health concern in Africa due to increased plastic production, product and waste importation, and usage. While studies on the environmental monitoring and characterization of microplastics demonstrated the urgent need for a ...

Author(s) : Deme, G. G.; Ewusi-Mensah, D.; Olagbaju, O. A.; Okeke, E. S.; Okoye, C. O.; Odii, E. C.; Ejeromedoghene, O.; Igun, E.; Onyekwere, J. O.; Oderinde, O. K.; Sanganyado, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.804 ref.88

5. CO2 emissions and economic growth: assessing the heterogeneous effects across climate regimes in Africa.

Climate change has occasioned several Earth long-term events, including extreme temperatures. In recent years, Africa was reported as part of the world's regions that experienced extreme temperatures above pre-industrial levels. Despite lower contribution to Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and...

Author(s) : Espoir, D. K.; Mudiangombe Mudiangombe, B.; Bannor, F.; Sunge, R.; Tshitaka, J. L. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.804 ref.79

6. Small farmer's planting confidence and willingness to pay for leguminous green fertilizer: environmental attributes perspective.

To evaluate whether small farmers are willing to accept the policy of sustainable use of cultivated land such as green manure planting, the researchers analyze the payment preference and the source of heterogeneity of small farmer's environmental attributes of leguminous green manure. A choice...

Author(s) : Xin Wang; Yanping Song; Tan Li

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.49-67 ref.53

7. Impact of water markets on equity and efficiency in irrigation water use: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

The water markets as an institution for water demand and supply management has been extensively documented both theoretically and empirically. The application of successful water market models of developed economies in developing economies has also gained much attention of the researchers and...

Author(s) : Akshi Bajaj; Singh, S. P.; Diptimayee Nayak

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Water Management 2022 Vol.259 ref.64

8. Improving water markets in Spain: lesson-drawing from the Murray-Darling Basin in Australia.

The transfer of successful water market governance between international settings is increasingly attractive to policy makers under globalization. This paper tests lesson-drawing approaches to water market governance transfers using data from Spain and the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. Spain is...

Author(s) : Palomo-Hierro, S.; Loch, A.; Pérez-Blanco, C. D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Water Management 2022 Vol.259 ref.70

9. Influence of crop-water production functions on the expected performance of water pricing policies in irrigated agriculture.

Agricultural economics Water Programming Models (WPM) has found that irrigators in water scarce areas have a rather inelastic response to water prices, making water pricing cost-ineffective towards water saving. We hypothesize that the predicted water saving performance of pricing is significantly...

Author(s) : Sapino, F.; Pérez-Blanco, C. D.; Gutiérrez-Martín, C.; García-Prats, A.; Pulido-Velazquez, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Water Management 2022 Vol.259 ref.many

10. Exploring strategies to control the cost of food security: evidence from Bangladesh.

Context A classical challenge in the search for principles and guidelines to protect food security affordably in the developing world comes from the well-known dilemma faced by farmers who incur economic losses from low prices brought on by excess production combined with poorly developed policies...

Author(s) : Jalilov, S. M.; Rahman, W.; Palash, S.; Jahan, H.; Mainuddin, M.; Ward, F. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.196 ref.141

11. Incidence of domestic subsidies vs. export taxes: an equilibrium displacement model of log and lumber markets in Oregon.

Governments have used policies such as taxes on the exports of unprocessed wood products and subsidies to domestic manufacturers to improve the competitiveness of domestic industries with the goal of supporting economic activities especially in rural areas. Newer motivations for policy...

Author(s) : Zhai, J.; Kuusela, O. P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.55

12. Exploration on the coordinated development of urbanization and the eco-environmental system in central China.

Scientific evaluation of the interaction between urbanization and the eco-environmental system in Central China is of great significance. To optimizing the quality of urbanization and improving the eco-environmental state. As a case study of Central China, this research attempts to build a set of...

Author(s) : Zheng Han; Yousaf Ali Khan; Syed Zaheer Abbas

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part B ref.39

13. Argentine dairy chain: a structural analysis of the derivation of intermediate demands to elasticities acquisition.

Considering the dairy chain's relevance to the Argentine economy, a structural analysis was carried out deriving the intermediate demands to know the elasticities of this chain. A formal theoretical approach to the chain and its different levels of relationships is defined. Then, using a model of...

Foreign Title :Cadena láctea argentina: un análisis estructural de derivación de demandas intermedias para la obtención de las elasticidades.

Author(s) : Masaro, J. V.

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil

Journal article : Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural 2022 Vol.60 No.1 ref.29

14. Policy framework and development strategy for freshwater aquaculture sector in the light of COVID-19 impact in Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, India.

The present study was aimed at understanding the impact of COVID-19 pandemic related restrictions on the freshwater aquaculture sector of Andaman and Nicobar archipelago (ANI). The researchers interviewed the freshwater fish farmers (N = 211) covering all the three districts (North and Middle,...

Author(s) : Kiruba-Sankar, R.; Saravanan, K.; Harsha Haridas; Praveenraj, J.; Utpal Biswas; Ritika Sarkar

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2022 Vol.548 No.Part 1 ref.57

15. The emergence of the national medical assistance scheme for the poorest in Mali.

Universal health coverage is high up the international agenda. The majority of the West Africa's countries are seeking to define the content of their compulsory, contribution-based medical insurance system. However, very few countries apart from Mali have decided to develop a national policy for...

Author(s) : Touré, L.; Ridde, V.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Global Public Health 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.55-67 ref.53

16. Can climate-smart agriculture mitigate the Urmia Lake tragedy in its eastern basin?

Urmia Lake, which is one of the largest hypersaline lakes in the world, has experienced an excessive reduction of water level because of climatic change and anthropogenic influences. To mitigate this tragedy, several agricultural water management schemes have been initiated. However, many...

Author(s) : Maleki, T.; Koohestani, H.; Keshavarz, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Water Management 2022 Vol.260 ref.56

17. Law versus justice: the strategic aboriginal water reserve in the northern territory, Australia.

Using a policy tracing approach, we analyse the legislating of the Strategic Aboriginal Water Reserve (SAWR) in the Northern Territory, Australia. The SAWR is a share of the consumptive pool allocated to eligible Indigenous landowners in water plan areas, providing water resources for future...

Author(s) : Nikolakis, W.; Grafton, R. Q.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Water Resources Development 2022 Vol.38 No.1 pp.11-29 ref.84

18. Assessing the food control system in Indonesia: a conceptual framework.

This study develops a conceptual framework as a basis for quantitative assessment of food control system in Indonesia to achieve food security and improve public health. Currently, an assessment of the food control system in Indonesia has not been comprehensively carried out. In developing a...

Author(s) : Barinda, S.; Ayuningtyas, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Control 2022 Vol.134 ref.45

19. Development of climate smart agriculture in Africa.

Climate change, food system complexity and changing international demands are creating new realities, challenges and opportunities. In this respect, unlocking Africa's agricultural potential is both a vital and a daunting aspiration to achieve commitments to the climate and development of the...

Author(s) : Mrabet, R.; Moussadek, R.

Book chapter : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.17-65 ref.many

20. Mainstreaming of the conservation agriculture paradigm in Africa.

This chapter provides a justification for mainstreaming Conservation Agriculture (CA) in Africa. It describes the rationale for total transformation of agriculture that is needed in the future. Mainstreaming CA requires not only nation-wide adoption of the new paradigm of agriculture but also the...

Author(s) : Kassam, A.; Mkomwa, S.

Book chapter : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.85-100 ref.34

21. Challenges and approaches to accelerating the uptake of conservation agriculture in Africa and Europe.

Over the past few decades the concept of Conservation Agriculture (CA) has spread globally, and almost exponentially, with an adoption rate of around 10 M ha per year in the past few years. This uptake has, however, been experienced rather unequally throughout the different regions. Whereas in the...

Author(s) : Basch, G.; González-Sánchez, E. J.

Book chapter : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.101-121 ref.many

22. Moving paradigms - conservation agriculture with alternative agronomics to minimize inputs.

The African Union Malabo Declaration outlines goals to achieve sustainable production practices for economic growth in the agriculture sector by 2025. Conservation Agriculture (CA) practices represent a climate smart and resource friendly sustainable production system, and these need to be adopted...

Author(s) : Goddard, T.; Kassam, A.; Mkomwa, S.

Book chapter : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.189-205 ref.many

23. The future: towards agenda 2063.

This chapter discusses the foreseeable future of agriculture in Africa, which has a major contribution to make in terms of food security, and also in terms of economic, social and environmental development. The changing climate in Africa already calls for the adoption of the best alternative...

Author(s) : Bwalya, M.; Mkomwa, S.; Shula, R.; Simon Lugandu; Kassam, A.

Book chapter : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.469-473

24. Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development.

This book is about Conservation Agriculture (the use of no tillage systems) to preserve soil structure and integrity. It has become an increasingly important step towards sustainable farming. This publication brings together conservation agriculture and climate smart decision making processes for...

Book : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.xxiv + 510 pp.

25. Agro-forestry waste management- a review.

Agroforestry, an integration of farming system with woody perennials leads to the generation of potential agroforestry residues. The conventional treatment of agroforestry waste includes landfilling, thermal management, and decomposition which is accompanied with their own share of disadvantages....

Author(s) : Juhi Gupta; Moni Kumari; Arti Mishra; Swati; Mohd Akram; Thakur, I. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 3 ref.160