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1. The role and challenges of the private sector in enabling market access for smallholders.

Author(s) : Logan, J.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems 2021 pp.411-424

2. The art of selling dentistry.

Publisher : Veterinary Ireland, Dublin, Irish Republic

Journal article : Veterinary Ireland Journal 2020 Vol.10 No.10 pp.543-544 ref.1

3. Effects of fairtrade on farm household food security and living standards: insights from Côte d'Ivoire.

Fairtrade certification has recently gained in importance for various export crops produced in developing countries. One of Fairtrade's main objectives is to improve the social conditions of smallholder farmers. Previous research showed that Fairtrade has positive effects on farmers' sales prices...

Author(s) : Knößlsdorfer, I.; Sellare, J.; Qaim, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.35

4. From schnitzel to sustainability: shifting values at Vienna's urban farmers markets.

This paper presents an empirically grounded investigation of the values and practices of farmers markets (FM) in Vienna, Austria and their linkages to wider alternative food practices of ecological, social and economic sustainability. If the FMs are to play a vibrant role in the Viennese...

Author(s) : Klimek, M.; Bingen, J.; Freyer, B.; Paxton, R.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.57

5. Communicating THC levels and 'dose' to consumers: implications for product labelling and packaging of Cannabis products in regulated markets.

In a well-regulated drug market, consumers should be able to understand and titrate their dose with little difficulty. In the cannabis market, despite substantial increases in THC levels over time, users have had limited information on the strength of their products. In principle, cannabis...

Author(s) : Hammond, D.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : International Journal of Drug Policy 2021 Vol.91

6. Carfentanil on the darknet: potential scam or alarming public health threat?

Background: In an age of global insecurity, highly potent synthetic drugs have become a major public health issue. Their online advertisement and sale are facilitated by surface web, darknet markets and social media fuelling substance abuse and addiction, as well as various types of new criminal...

Author(s) : Negri, A.; Townshend, H.; McSweeney, T.; Angelopoulou, O.; Banayoti, H.; Prilutskaya, M.; Bowden-Jones, O.; Corazza, O.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : International Journal of Drug Policy 2021 Vol.91

7. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on retail structure in Barcelona: from tourism-phobia to the desertification of city center.

COVID-19 has meant major transformations for commercial fabric. These transformations have been motivated by the collapse of consumer mobility at multiple scales. We analyzed the impact of the collapse of global tourist flows on the commercial fabric of Barcelona city center, a city that has been a ...

Author(s) : Frago, L.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.69

8. Transportation inefficiencies in the cocoa value chains in Ivory Coast: is sustainability possible?

The purpose of this investigation is to examine transportation inefficiencies and the sustainability of cocoa value chains in Ivory Coast. Problems addressed include unidentified major actors, types of transportation and how it is measured, and lastly, improving efficiency in transportation with...

Author(s) : Human, S.; Fromm, I.

Publisher : Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria

Journal article : Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.51-59 ref.14

9. Facts and thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected animal agriculture in Argentina.

On March 20, 2020, a strict nationwide quarantine was announced. The number of infected people and deaths grow daily, and the general impact on welfare and economy is notorious. Supply chains have suffered because of national and regional lockdowns, but auctions and direct sales of beef cattle...

Author(s) : Arelovich, H. M.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Animal Frontiers 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.28-32 ref.14

10. Beef supply chains and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

This article describes the initial impacts of COVID-19 on beef supply chains and beef product markets. An overview of major beef market segments of retail grocery, food service, and exports is provided, including a focus on ground beef markets. COVID-19 caused massive and unprecedented impacts on...

Author(s) : Peel, D.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Animal Frontiers 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.33-38 ref.3

11. Third-party sustainability certifications in food retailing: certification design from a sustainable supply chain management perspective.

The purpose of this study is to examine the proliferation of retail-driven sustainability certification schemes focusing on the role of certification and its design from a corporate perspective. It does so by exploring three different cases of certification design in the food retailing industry:...

Author(s) : Chkanikova, O.; Sroufe, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.282

12. Conceptualising value chain research to integrate multiple food system elements.

Value chains are key pathways within food systems and an important focus for analysis and policy intervention. A systematic scoping review was used to examine how different value chain approaches consider food security and nutrition, with particular attention to examples of how these approaches can ...

Author(s) : Farmery, A. K.; Brewer, T. D.; Farrell, P.; Kottage, H.; Reeve, E.; Thow, A. M.; Andrew, N. L.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28

13. Estimating the impact of the first COVID-19 lockdown on UK food retailers and the restaurant sector.

Using an approach normally used to estimate cumulative excess deaths, we measure the impact of the COVID-19 shock on sales of UK food retailers and restaurants. To control the spread of COVID-19, travel and social interactions were restricted, putting significant pressure on retailers, who had to...

Author(s) : Panzone, L. A.; Larcom, S.; She PoWen

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28 ref.32

14. Uncovering research streams on agri-food supply chain management: a bibliometric study.

This study carried out a bibliometric analysis to critically review the evolution of the agri-food supply chain (AFSC) research field over the period of 2008-2019. A set of 1236 articles was analyzed from the Web of Science database. Besides using different analytical scientometric tools (topic...

Author(s) : Barbosa, M. W.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28

15. An analysis of South African sawmilling competitiveness.

The South African sawn timber market supply and demand are in equilibrium and significantly associated with the local residential construction market. During the great financial crisis (GFC), the local residential construction market contracted. This caused a reduction in sawn timber demand, price...

Author(s) : Grobbelaar, S.; Visser, J. K.

Publisher : NISC - Taylor & Francis, Grahamstown, South Africa

Journal article : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science 2021 Vol.83 No.1 pp.28-37 ref.31

16. Impact of COVID-19 on the Indian agricultural system: a 10-point strategy for post-pandemic recovery.

COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the Indian agricultural system extensively. Nevertheless, the recent quarterly GDP estimates post-COVID scenario showcase robustness and resilience in Indian agriculture, the only sector to register a positive growth of 3.4% during the financial year (FY here after)...

Author(s) : Cariappa, A. G. A.; Acharya, K. K.; Adhav, C. A.; Sendhil, R.; Ramasundaram, P.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Outlook on Agriculture 2021 Vol.50 No.1 pp.26-33 ref.34

17. Analyzing agrifood-tech e-business models.

The agribusiness sector shows tremendous growth and sustainability prospects by exploiting the challenges of "AgriFood-Tech" business models in the digital environment, by encouraging innovation, accelerating institutional and structural change, enhancing productivity, and introducing new products...

Author(s) : Vlachopoulou, M.; Ziakis, C.; Vergidis, K.; Madas, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.54

18. Strategic management for community-based markets: from consumers' perspectives and experiences.

This study used a consumer survey to identify resources and services that are important to farmers' market (FM) shoppers. The questionnaire was distributed onsite in six FMs in Tennessee, and a total of 506 FM shoppers responded. The most important resources and services in terms of a shopper's...

Author(s) : Chen, C. J. R.; Yu Tun-Hsiang [Yu, T. H. E.]; Fu, R. J. C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.53

19. Consumers' willingness to purchase imported cherries towards sustainable market: evidence from the Republic of Korea.

Globalization has led diverse stakeholders to join the market and has resulted in corporate and product diversification; however, some markets remain monopolized by a few countries owing to "shadow trade barriers" influencing willingness to purchase. The Korean cherry market has grown rapidly since ...

Author(s) : Shin Seongmin; Ji Seongtae

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.49

20. An introduction to economics: concepts for students of agriculture and the rural sector.

This text aims to provide a simple but effective introduction to general economics for students of agriculture, the rural sector and related topics in universities and colleges. This fifth edition continues the process of adaptation and adjustment to meet changing times, the most significant of...

Author(s) : Hill, B.

Book : An introduction to economics: concepts for students of agriculture and the rural sector 2021 No.ED.5 pp.ix + 253 pp.

21. Markets and competition.

Following an introduction into the functions of the price system and a general description of markets, this chapter examines three market models in more detail: first, perfect competition viewed from the levels of the individual agricultural producer and of the whole industry; secondly, monopoly;...

Author(s) : Hill, B.

Book chapter : An introduction to economics: concepts for students of agriculture and the rural sector 2021 No.ED.5 pp.51-71

22. Future and recent developments in the retail vegetable category - a value chain and food systems approach.

In this study, the value chain perspective was combined with a food systems approach to assess food system responses in the value chain and external drivers from environmental and socioeconomic perspectives. The research object was the Swedish value chain for vegetables, with the aim of providing a ...

Author(s) : Fernqvist, F.; Göransson, C.

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

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.27-49 ref.many

23. Mantiqueira: innovating and disrupting in the egg business.

Consumers' shifting tastes have made sustainable growth for firms in the food industry increasingly difficult. Scholars and industry practitioners constantly try to develop business strategies to deal with disruptions in modern food markets. This case uses Brazilian company Mantiqueira as an...

Author(s) : Neves, M. F.; Gray, A. W.; Lourenço, C. E.; Scott, F. A.

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

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.138-161 ref.26

24. Sustaining supply chain relationships for co-operative success: the case of South Devon Organic Producers Co-operative (UK).

Co-operatives play a vital role in supplying various goods and services in the UK, as well as in other parts of the world. In the past twenty years co-operatives have become important players in modern organic food supply chains, providing small-scale farmers with access to knowledge and markets,...

Author(s) : Bailey, A. R.; Fu Jia; Dong Hao; Martins, T. S.

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

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.162-178 ref.5

25. Mapping stakeholders' viewpoints on innovation along a livestock value chain: a Q method application.

Innovating is vital to farmers in sub-Saharan Africa, to adapt to challenges and benefit from opportunities. Stakeholders' decisions to engage in innovation programmes are influenced by their perceptions. This article uses the Q-method application to investigate these perceptions along the swine...

Author(s) : Govoeyi, B.; Ahounou, S. G.; Kiki, P. S.; Dotché, I. O.; Moula, N.; Karim, I. Y. A.; Antoine-Moussiaux, N.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Development in Practice 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.214-225 ref.28