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1. Developing farm-level social indicators for agri-environment schemes: a focus on the agents of change.

Most monitoring and evaluation programmes for agri-environment schemes focus on understanding the environmental outcomes and the cost-effectiveness of these schemes. Evaluation of the social dimensions of agri-environment schemes, particularly the socio-cultural factors that might influence the...

Author(s) : Mills, J.; Chiswell, H.; Gaskell, P.; Courtney, P.; Brockett, B.; Cusworth, G.; Lobley, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.97

2. Risk pooling cooperative games in contract farming.

Contract farming can be an effective measure to deal with agricultural production risks. This study provides a two-stage stochastic programming model to analyze farmers' cooperation in the context of contract farming under uncertainty. It provides a fair cost allocation policy for a coalition of...

Author(s) : Shi ZhanWen; Cao ErBao

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 2021 Vol.69 No.1 pp.117-139 ref.44

3. Digital forest information platform as service innovation: Finnish Metsaan.fi service use, users and utilisation.

Abundance of information characterises decision-making about forest use. This challenges forest owners. Digitalisation and diverse e-services may enhance the delivery of forest resource information and decision support. However, little is known on how e-services engage forest owners. This study...

Author(s) : Pynnönen, S.; Haltia, E.; Hujala, T.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2021 Vol.125 ref.many

4. Preference of German farmers for lease adaptation clauses referencing climate change and shifts in agricultural policy conditions.

Increasing fluctuations in yields and prices due to climate change and uncertainties due to changing agricultural policy conditions are leading to ever greater fluctuations in farm incomes. Furthermore, increased competition in the agricultural rental markets is leading to a rise in rental prices....

Foreign Title :Präferenz deutscher Landwirte für Pachtpreisanpassungs-klauseln unter Berücksichtigung des Klimawandels und der Änderung agrarpolitischer Rahmenbedingungen.

Author(s) : Hobe, C. F. von; Michels, M.; Mußhoff, O.

Publisher : Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Bonn, Germany

Journal article : Berichte über Landwirtschaft 2021 Vol.99 No.1 ref.23

5. Legal and monetary evaluation of real (statutory) pre-emptive rights on agricultural production land from the perspective of privileged farmers.

Competition for agricultural production land has intensified in Germany in recent years. For farmers, it becomes increasingly challenging to acquire agricultural production land due to the sharp rise in purchase prices and simultaneous competition with non-agricultural investors. Although the...

Foreign Title :Rechtliche und monetäre bedeutung von dinglichen (gesetzlichen) vorkaufsrechten an landwirtschaftlichen nutzflächen aus sicht von berechtigten landwirten.

Author(s) : Moog, K.; Bahrs, E.

Publisher : Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Bonn, Germany

Journal article : Berichte über Landwirtschaft 2021 Vol.99 No.1 ref.55

6. Production contracts and food quality: a transaction cost analysis for the Italian durum wheat sector.

Agribusiness firms requiring a consistent supply of high quality agricultural raw materials have increasingly adopted production contracts to coordinate their supply chains. The present work is aimed to shed light on the role played by sources of asset specificity and uncertainty related to quality ...

Author(s) : Frascarelli, A.; Ciliberti, S.; Oliveira, G. M. de; Chiodini, G.; Martino, G.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.5 ref.57

7. The choice of cooperation mode in the bioenergy supply chain with random biomass feedstock yield.

A successful cooperation mode between bioenergy producers and farmers can effectively promote the supply of biomass feedstock, which plays an important role in the bioenergy industry. In this study, we examine two prevailing cooperation modes in bioenergy supply chain, namely contract farming (CF)...

Author(s) : Cai ZiGong; Ye Fei; Xie ZeFei; Zhang Li; Cui Ting

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.311

8. Managing livelihood in displacement: the politics of land ownership and embodied health and well-being by senior women in Kenya.

This chapter focuses on the interrelationships between land dispossession, climate variability, and the health and well-being of displaced senior women involved in care responsibilities for their offspring and grandchildren in Kenya. The chapter is divided into two sections: the first describes the ...

Author(s) : Onyango, E.

Book chapter : Gender, climate change and livelihoods: vulnerabilities and adaptations 2021 pp.56-68 ref.37

9. Enabling regional collaborative governance for sustainable recreation on public lands: the verde front.

Collaborative governance approaches have been shown to build trust, reduce conflicts and be more responsive than traditional land management strategies because they incorporate diverse perspectives in the decision-making process. Traditional top-down land management often proves inadequate to...

Author(s) : Bettis, A.; Schoon, M.; Blanchette, G.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 2021 Vol.64 No.1 pp.101-123 ref.56

10. The Bulgarian model of land use and land ownership: white space phenomenon and property rights.

The aim of this paper is to highlight the phenomenon of "white space" in the Bulgarian model of land tenure and land use, as a result of land reforms in Bulgaria. Based on regression analysis, the relationship between the change in the average rent of "white space" and the average rent on the land...

Author(s) : Sarov, A.

Publisher : Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Journal article : Ikonomika i upravlenie na selskoto stopanstvo / Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Management 2021 Vol.66 No.2 pp.93-100 ref.27

11. Land tenure, soil conservation, and farm performance: an eco-efficiency analysis of Austrian crop farms.

We measure the eco-efficiency (EE) of agricultural production in regard to soil erosion and decompose it into technical efficiency (TE) and soil conservation efficiency (SCE). Data Envelopment Analysis is applied to a panel of 135 Austrian crop farms. As a proxy for soil conservation behavior, we...

Author(s) : Eder, A.; Salhofer, K.; Scheichel, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Economics 2021 Vol.180

12. Contract farming, profitability, and adoption of food safety measures in broiler production in Bangladesh.

This study, based on a primary survey conducted in Bangladesh in 2016, assesses the impact of contract farming in broiler production on profits and the adoption of food safety measures at the farm level. It also estimates the determinants for participation in contract farming, finding a farmer's...

Author(s) : Devesh Roy; Anjani Kumar; Gaurav Tripathi; Islam, A. H. M. S.

Publisher : International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, USA

Bulletin : IFPRI - Discussion Papers 2021 No.2027 pp.vi + 33 pp. ref.53

13. Agroholdings and land rental markets: a spatial competition perspective.

With the emergence of large, horizontally integrated farm enterprises especially in Eastern European countries, the question arises whether these agroholdings exercise market power in (local) land markets. Using a theoretical framework of spatial competition that accounts for the presence of...

Author(s) : Graubner, M.; Ostapchuk, I.; Gagalyuk, T.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article; Conference paper : European Review of Agricultural Economics 2021 Vol.48 No.1 pp.158-206 ref.many

14. Farming efficiency, cropland rental market and income effect: evidence from panel data for rural central Vietnam.

Understanding the drivers and income effects of land rental markets is important to facilitate agricultural transformation. This study uses a panel dataset of rural households in Vietnam to examine the efficiency, equity and income effects of land rental markets. Probit and tobit models find that...

Author(s) : Trung Thanh Nguyen; Viet Tuan Tran; Thanh Tung Nguyen; Grote, U.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article; Conference paper : European Review of Agricultural Economics 2021 Vol.48 No.1 pp.207-248 ref.many

15. Environmental stress and agricultural landownership in Africa.

We examine how weather variability affects agricultural landownership rates in Africa, where at least half of the population depends on agriculture to earn a livelihood. In the absence of effective adaptation strategies, households that experience difficulties farming due to environmental stress...

Author(s) : Linke, A. M.; Tollefsen, A. F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Global Environmental Change 2021 Vol.67 ref.97

16. Determining the effects of climate change and market prices on farm's structure by using an agent based model.

In this study, an agent-based model was used to simulate structure change of farms during 20 years period of climate and market price changes in the rural area of Eslamshahr City in Iran. Decision rules that used in the model are based on the information that collected by direct interviews with...

Author(s) : Mansoori, H.; Ghorbani, M.; Kohansal, M. R.

Publisher : Ankara Universitesi Ziraat Fakultesi Adina, Ankara, Turkey

Journal article : Tarim Bilimleri Dergisi 2021 Vol.27 No.2 pp.204-210 ref.15

17. Is the individual absorption capacity a predictor of entrepreneurial intention in family succession of rural properties?

The objective is to assess the influence of individual absorptive capacity on the entrepreneurial intention of young people belonging to rural properties associated with an agribusiness cooperative. It is characterized as quantitative, using the survey method and applying a questionnaire with two...

Foreign Title :¿Es la capacidad de absorción individual un predictor de la intención empresarial en la sucesión familiar de propiedades rurales?

Author(s) : Santos, C. C. dos; Johann, D. A.; Lopes, L. F. D.; Bresciani, S. A. T.; Padilha, V. W.; Munzlinger, A.; Pereira, E. W.; Andrade, M. A. de; Alberti, R.

Publisher : Interciencia Association, Caracas, Venezuela

Journal article : Interciencia 2021 Vol.46 No.2 pp.65-71 ref.35

18. Contracts in commercial agriculture: enhancing rural producer agency.

This report presents: (i) a framework for understanding the diversity of contracts relevant to commercial agriculture; (ii) the links these contracts have to producer agency, particularly small-scale producers; and (iii) ways in which the design and governance of contracts and contracting processes ...

Author(s) : Cotula, L.; Blackmore, E.; Berger, T.

Publisher : International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London, UK

Bulletin : IIED Small and Medium Forest Enterprise Series 2021 No.12613IIED pp.iv + 44 pp. ref.many

19. Price decline, land rental markets and grain production in the North China Plain.

Purpose: This study examines the heterogeneous correlations between rural farmers' land renting behavior and their grain production when they experienced a significant price decline. Design/methodology/approach: We used well-timed panel data obtained from a two-round survey held in 2013 and 2017...

Author(s) : Wang Qian; Li Fan; Yu Jin; Fleskens, L.; Ritsema, C. J.

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : China Agricultural Economic Review 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.124-149

20. The underlying influencing factors of farmland transfer in urbanizing China: implications for sustainable land use goals.

Farmland property rights allocation such as farmland transfer has an important impact on economic development in rural areas and farmers' livelihoods in developing countries. Examining the impacts of the external socioeconomic conditions helps realize the desired farmland transfer. This study...

Author(s) : You HeYuan; Wu ShenYan; Wu Xin; Guo XuXu; Song Yan

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Environment, Development and Sustainability 2021 Vol.23 No.6 pp.8722-8745 ref.72

21. Organization and structure of agricultural land use management at different levels of the federal device in Austria.

The arti cle examines the modern model and organizati onal structure of agricultural land management in the Austrian Republic located in Central Europe. Brief stati sti cal data on the distributi on of its land fund, types of land use in the branches of the Austrian economy, and brief informati on...

Author(s) : Stolyarov, V. M.; Murasheva, A. A.; Lomakin, G. V.; Ivanova, N. A.

Publisher : Izdatel'stvo Kolos, Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Mezhdunarodnyi Sel'skokhozyaistvennyi Zhurnal 2021 Vol.64 No.4 pp.4-6 ref.11

22. Analysis of the construction of the economic system.

The article analyzes the development of the economic system, considers the main stages of the formation of the economic system in Russia, the diversity of views on the essence and development of the economic system, pays attention to the construction of a complete and detailed theory of the...

Author(s) : Zdanova, R. V.

Publisher : Izdatel'stvo Kolos, Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Mezhdunarodnyi Sel'skokhozyaistvennyi Zhurnal 2021 Vol.64 No.4 pp.37-39 ref.12

23. Family forest owner management decisions for participants enrolled in a forest property taxation program in Michigan.

Family forest owners affect the ecosystem services that forests provide and, thus, their management decisions are of interest to the forestry sector. There are many programs available to help family forest owners reduce the management costs, some of which involve a reduced tax burden in exchange...

Author(s) : Schram, B.; Potter-Witter, K.; Huff, E.; Poudel, J.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Forests 2021 Vol.12 No.1 ref.24

24. Revisiting Swami Sahajanand- agrarian contradictions and the conception of 'Kisan'.

A response to "Peasants and Their Interlocutors: Swami Sahajanand, Walter Hauser and the Kisan Sabha" (EPW, 16 May 2020) by Manish Thakur and Nabanipa Bhattacharjee argues for a more nuanced understanding of agrarian class relations by incorporating the significance of caste, without...

Author(s) : Chakravarti, A.

Publisher : Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Economic and Political Weekly 2021 Vol.56 No.18

25. Youth and the rural economy in Africa: hard work and hazard.

This book unites recent findings from quantitative and qualitative research from across Africa to illuminate how young men and women engage with the rural economy and imagine their futures, and how development policies and interventions can find traction with these realities. Its 10 chapters are...

Book : Youth and the rural economy in Africa: hard work and hazard 2021 pp.xiii + 184 pp. ref.many