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1. Habit formation in tourism traveling.

This article conducts a microeconometric analysis of individual participation in tourism activities. The researchers examine the existence of habit formation in the form of state dependence by which past trips increase the taste for traveling. The researchers also study the role of regional...

Author(s) : Boto-García, D.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Journal of Travel Research 2022 Vol.61 No.1 pp.16-32 ref.75

2. 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

3. Productivity, biodiversity trade-offs, and farm income in an agroforestry versus an arable system.

The uptake of diversified farming systems is constrained by a scarcity of evidence regarding financial costs, benefits, and risks. Here, we evaluate the productivity and projected farm income of an agroforestry system, where apples are integrated with arable crops, by combining primary data with...

Author(s) : Staton, T.; Breeze, T. D.; Walters, R. J.; Smith, J.; Girling, R. D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Economics 2022 Vol.191 ref.67

4. Welfare effect of rent-seeking activities under international management of fishery resources.

Fishery resources face a depletion crisis due to accelerated international trade. Therefore, some countries have introduced local individual transferable quotas (ITQs). However, even if the government in a home country adequately manages fishery resources, fishers in a foreign country may overcatch ...

Author(s) : Hamaguchi, Y.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Fisheries Research 2022 Vol.246

5. Zero and controlled traffic improved soil physical conditions and soybean yield under no-tillage.

Soil compaction can negatively affect a range of soil hydraulic, biogeochemical and plant physiological processes. A study conducted in Luján (Argentina) investigated the effect of three traffic treatments (zero, controlled, and random traffic) on soil physical properties and soybean yield over a...

Author(s) : Botta, G. F.; Antille, D. L.; Nardon, G. F.; Rivero, D.; Bienvenido, F.; Contessotto, E. E.; Ezquerra-Canalejo, A.; Ressia, J. M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Soil & Tillage Research 2022 Vol.215 ref.93

6. Coastal aquaculture in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

This study provides an overview of the multi-sectoral coastal aquaculture development in Zanzibar (Tanzania) over the last thirty years based on empirical evidence from interviews, field observations, policy reports and literature reviews. Despite the immense potential of aquaculture for food and...

Author(s) : Charisiadou, S.; Halling, C.; Jiddawi, N.; Schreeb, K. von; Gullström, M.; Larsson, T.; Nordlund, L. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2022 Vol.546 ref.66

7. Production analysis of composite fish culture in drought prone areas of Purulia: the implication of financial constraint.

Purulia is a drought-prone and socio-economically underdeveloped district in West Bengal. Resource-poor social groups dominate the population in the district with a high incidence of poverty. The West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project (WBADMIP), a flagship project of the...

Author(s) : Mishra, P. K.; Akhilesh Parey; Bhaskar Saha; Ayan Samaddar; Sriparna Chakraborty; Anilava Kaviraj; Nielsen, I.; Saha, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2022 Vol.548 No.Part 1 ref.81

8. How to enhance the sustainability and inclusiveness of smallholder aquaculture production systems in Zambia?

Fish is a key source of income, food, and nutrition in Zambia, although unlike in the past, capture fisheries no longer meet the national demand for fish. Supply shortfalls created an opportunity to develop the aquaculture sector in Zambia, which is now one of the largest producers of farmed fish...

Author(s) : Avadí, A.; Cole, S. M.; Kruijssen, F.; Dabat, M. H.; Mungule, C. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2022 Vol.547 ref.71

9. Fishing for survival: importance of shark fisheries for the livelihoods of coastal communities in Western Ghana.

Small-scale shark fisheries support the livelihoods of a large number of coastal communities in developing countries. Shark meat comprises a cheap source of protein and is traded locally in many parts in developing countries, while the skins, oil, and fins are exported to the international market....

Author(s) : Seidu, I.; Brobbey, L. K.; Danquah, E.; Oppong, S. K.; Beuningen, D. van; Seidu, M.; Dulvy, N. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Fisheries Research 2022 Vol.246

10. Unleashing the social capital of self-help groups for strengthening seed systems in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Women's empowerment and varietal replacement of crops are often unconnected domains in agricultural development; an experience connecting both in India has global potential. Rajiv Gandhi Mahila Vikas Pariyojana, a women's empowerment and poverty reduction program in Uttar Pradesh, embedded seed...

Author(s) : Boef, W. S. de; Samarth Singh; Pooja Trivedi; Yadav, K. S.; Mohanan, P. S.; Sampath Kumar; Yadavendra, J. P.; Isaacs, K.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.24

11. 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

12. Scale neutrality in Indian agriculture.

Marginal and small farm sizes constitute more than 85% of the operational holdings in India. Several concerns regarding the sustainability, efficiency, access to formal sources of credit and the scale neutrality of such credit plague the smallholders. This study finds that the smallholders are...

Author(s) : Srijit Mishra; Kaushiki Singh

Publisher : Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Economic and Political Weekly 2021 Vol.56 No.26/27

13. Nexus between natural resources and environmental degradation: analysing the role of income inequality and renewable energy.

Globally, as the environment deteriorates, use of renewable energy is increasing. The discrepancy between inequalities, sustainable sources, and natural resources, on the other hand, is enormous. As a consequence, the current research simulated the link between income inequality, renewable energy,...

Author(s) : Wang YongMing; Uddin, I.; Gong YingMei

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.137

14. Youth participation in agriculture and poverty reduction in Nigeria.

With data from 683 systematically selected households, the study employed the Heckman two-stage model and the propensity score matching method (PSM) to examine the impact of youth participation in agriculture as a primary occupation on income and poverty in Nigeria. The results indicate that the...

Author(s) : Osabohien, R.; Wiredu, A. N.; Nguezet, P. M. D.; Mignouna, D. B.; Abdoulaye, T.; Manyong, V.; Bamba, Z.; Awotide, B. A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.46

15. The capitalization effect and its consequence of agricultural support policies - based on the evidence of 800 villages in China.

The theoretical and empirical results of the capitalization effect of agricultural support policies on land rental price remain inconclusive. Based on the survey of Chinese Household Income Projects in 2007 and 2008, this paper adopts the panel data of 800 villages in 11 provinces in China to...

Author(s) : Lin WenSheng; Chen RongYuan

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.30

16. Trade-offs between local farmers' demand for ecosystem services and ecological restoration of the Loess Plateau, China.

Knowledge of ecosystem services (ES) supply and demand is highly important in formulating an effective and sustainable environmental policy. Since the 1980s, the Chinese government has implemented a series of nature conservation policies in the Loess Plateau, which has experienced heavy losses of...

Author(s) : Dong XiaoBin; Wang XiaoWan; Wei HeJie; Fu BoJie; Wang JiJun; Uriarte-Ruiz, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

17. Energy poverty in rural West Africa and its determinants: evidence from Senegal and Togo.

This research evaluates the levels and the determinants of energy poverty in rural West Africa using countrywide primary data for Senegal and Togo. The study estimates and compares various indicators for measuring energy poverty and a newly proposed multidimensional measure. The results suggest...

Author(s) : Gafa, D. W.; Egbendewe, A. Y. G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Energy Policy 2021 Vol.156

18. Household multidimensional energy poverty and its impacts on physical and mental health.

This paper aims to measure multidimensional energy poverty at the household level and study its impacts on health status. Based on Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS) data, the researchers evaluated multidimensional energy poverty at the household level using the entropy method. The researchers...

Author(s) : Zhang ZiYu; Shu HongTing; Yi Hong; Wang XiaoHua

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Energy Policy 2021 Vol.156

19. Research on effect of farmers' income on poverty alleviation by reservoir tourism based on empirical study of Baer Lake reservoir area.

The tourism development model of Baer Lake reservoir area was taken as the research object, and the effect of farmers' income on poverty alleviation by reservoir tourism was analyzed on the basis of grasping the poverty situation, the tourism poverty alleviation model, the poor farmers'...

Author(s) : Deng Jie; Wu Jie; Zhang HaiXia

Publisher : Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanchang, China

Journal article : Acta Agriculturae Jiangxi 2021 Vol.33 No.2 pp.130-137 ref.15

20. Analysing energy consumption and poverty reduction nexus in Nigeria.

This study analysed the impact of energy consumption on Nigeria's poverty and causality between poverty and energy consumption. Annual data on energy sources and poverty headcount were used spanning from 1990 to 2017. The Autoregressive Distributed Lag Model (ARDL) was engaged. The consumption of...

Author(s) : Ogbeide-Osaretin, E. N.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Sustainable Energy 2021 Vol.40 No.5 pp.477-493 ref.47

21. Studying the phenomenon of poverty in the countryside of the Dahhar district in Yemen.

This research aimed to study poverty in rural Yemen through the percentage, gap, and severity in addition to the standard economic analysis. The study showed that the poverty percent reached 97%, while the gap and severity reached 64, and 45% respectively. A study of the probability distribution of ...

Author(s) : Alnashwan, O. S.; Alrwis, K. N.; Ghanem, A. M.; Naji, A. M.; Alaagib, S. A. B.

Publisher : JEBAS, Didwana, India

Journal article : Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences 2021 Vol.9 No.2 pp.147-151 ref.12

22. The influence of culture on the sustainable livelihoods of households in rural tourism destinations.

This paper describes a modification of the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework (SLF) and reports the effects of culture on the sustainable livelihoods of households in a typical rural tourist site in Wuyuan county, Jiangxi province, China. Different from the previous studies, this paper highlights...

Author(s) : Ma XiaoLong; Wang Rong; Dai MeiLing; Ou YangHong

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Sustainable Tourism 2021 Vol.29 No.8 pp.1235-1252 ref.82

23. The role of ethnic characteristics in the effect of income shocks on African conflict.

This paper disentangles the ethnic drivers of the effect of food-related income shocks on African conflict employing geo-localized information. We consider diversity and political ethnic variables and several conflict definitions. We find that differentiating between organized armed-force and...

Author(s) : Manotas-Hidalgo, B.; Pérez-Sebastián, F.; Campo-Bescós, M. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2021 Vol.137 ref.49

24. Estimating the prevalence of food insecurity of households with children under 15 years, across the globe.

Target 2.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) calls to end hunger in all its forms by 2030. Measuring food security among children under age 15, who represent a quarter of the world's population, remains a challenge and is infeasible for global monitoring. The SDG framework has agreed to...

Author(s) : Pereira, A.; Handa, S.; Holmqvist, G.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28

25. Large farms, large benefits? Sustainability certification among family farms and agro-industrial producers in Peru.

Do sustainability standards improve socioeconomic conditions and environmental performance among participant farms? While numerous studies have addressed this question, results are mixed, and the external and internal validity of the available evidence is limited. Moreover, the extant literature...

Author(s) : Meemken, E. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2021 Vol.145