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Volume 16: 2021

Issue 2, June 2021

  1. Resilience to shocks in Malawian households
  2. Heterogeneity in consumer preferences for organic and genetically modified food products in Ghana
  3. Assessing the Contribution of Climate-smart Agriculture Practices on the Resilience of Maize Farmers in Bungoma County, Kenya
  4. Gender-differentiated stochastic meta-frontier analysis of production technology heterogeneity among smallholder cassava farmers in Ghana
  5. Preference for improved varietal attributes of Bambara groundnut among smallholder farmers in Ghana
  6. Foodborne diseases and food safety in sub-Saharan Africa: Current situation of three representative countries and policy recommendations for the region

Issue 1, March 2021

  1. Consumer preferences for organic vegetables in southwestern Nigeria: A choice experiment approach
  2. Agricultural price transmission across space and time: The case of cowpea and yam markets in Nigeria
  3. Heterogeneous welfare effects of farmer groups in smallholder irrigation schemes in South Africa
  4. Are the current animal trypanosomiasis management methods in Kenya complementary or substitutes? Evidence from Kwale County
  5. Stochastic meta-frontier function analysis of the regional efficiency and technology gap ratios (TGRs) of small-scale cassava producers in Liberia
  6. Transmission of global wheat prices to domestic markets in Kenya: A cointegration approach

Volume 15: 2020

Issue 4, December 2020

  1. Total factor productivity and technical efficiency among smallholder groundnut farmers in Northern Mozambique
  2. African agriculture in the context of COVID-19: Finding salvation in the devil
  3. Liens empiriques entre financement agricole et sécurité alimentaire au Sénégal
  4. Income and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission trade-offs on smallholder farms at two sites in northern Nigeria
  5. Impacts de la présence des intermédiaires sur l’intégration spatiale des marchés agricoles au Cameroun : une analyse par l’approche ARDL
  6. Prospects for sustainable intensification of soybean production in sub-Saharan Africa
  7. Consumer willingness to pay for fair-trade attributes of goat meat in Kenya: A choice experiment analysis

Issue 3, September 2020

  1. Nutritional implications of dietary patterns in Mali
  2. Marketing of baobab pulp in Kenya: Collectors’ choice of rural versus urban markets
  3. Impact of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) overfishing on fishers’ income: Evidence from Lake Victoria, Tanzania
  4. Effect of social networks on household dietary diversity: Evidence from smallholder farmers in Kisii and Nyamira counties, Kenya
  5. Déterminants d’insolvabilité des termes de contrats agricoles : cas des riziculteurs du Burkina Faso
  6. Preferences and crop choice during Zimbabwe’s macroeconomic crisis

Issue 2, June 2020

  1. The promotion of amaranth value chains for livelihood enhancement in East Africa: A systems modelling approach
  2. Does crop diversification reduce downside risk of external maize yield-enhancing technology? Evidence from Ethiopia
  3. Contrat de travail et performance des exploitations cacaoyères dans le Mbam et Kim au Cameroun
  4. Success Criteria for Commodity Exchanges
  5. Fishing location choice and risk preferences among small fishers – Implications for fisheries management policies
  6. Governance structures and incentives in the wheat value chain in Ethiopia

Issue 1, March 2020

  1. La segmentation du marché urbain du riz local au Bénin: Une analyse par la méthode de classification par cluster
  2. Health and environmental effects of adopting an integrated fruit fly management strategy among mango farmers in Kenya
  3. Heterogeneous demand for soybean quality
  4. Impact of women’s share of income on household expenditure in southeast Nigeria
  5. Does agricultural diversification build economic resilience to drought and flood? Evidence from poor households in Zambia

Volume 14: 2019

Issue 4, December 2019

  1. Variety awareness, nutrition knowledge and adoption of nutritionally enhanced crop varieties: Evidence from Kenya
  2. Vegetable production technical efficiency and technology gaps in Ghana
  3. The effect of climate change adaptation strategies on bean yield in central and northern Uganda
  4. Determinants of soybean adoption and performance in Northern Ghana
  5. Economic analysis of the adoption of inorganic fertilisers and improved maize seeds in Tanzania

Issue 3, September 2019

  1. Food aid, cash transfers and producer prices in Ethiopia
  2. The impact of the National Food Buffer Stock Company on price transmission in Ghana
  3. Technology adoption and technical efficiency in maize production in rural Ethiopia
  4. Seasonality, food prices and dietary choices of vulnerable households: A case study of nutritional resilience in Tanzania
  5. Core requirements for rapid agricultural growth and poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa

Issue 2, June 2019

  1. Guest editors’ foreword
  2. Impact of conservation agriculture on maize yield and food security: Evidence from smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe
  3. Determinants of adoption of rainwater-harvesting technologies in a rain shadow area of southern Malawi
  4. Optimisation of benefits from agriculture and wildlife land uses by wards in CAMPFIRE areas in Zimbabwe
  5. MFI characteristics and loan preferences of farmers: Household-level evidence from rural Ethiopia

Issue 1, March 2019

  1. Barriers to trade in Sub-Saharan Africa food markets
  2. Spatial price transmission under different policy regimes: A case of maize markets in Kenya
  3. Smallholders’ agricultural commercialisation, food crop yield and poverty reduction: Evidence from rural Burkina Faso
  4. Farmers’ perceptions of climate change and farm-level adaptation strategies: Evidence from Bassila in Benin
  5. The role of cattle attributes in buyers’ choices in Benin
  6. The ECOWAS free trade area: An ex ante and ex post analysis of the impact on Nigeria’s imports

Volume 13: 2018

Issue 4, December 2018

  1. Agriculturally led development: Ethiopia
  2. Assessing livestock total factor productivity: A Malmquist Index approach
  3. Moroccan agriculture, climate change, and the Moroccan Green Plan: A CGE analysis
  4. Tobacco substitutability and its effect on producer revenue and foreign exchange earnings under smallholder agriculture in Malawi
  5. The role of land- and water-use rights in smallholders’ productive use of irrigation water in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  6. Economic welfare implications of policy changes regarding food safety and quality in Ghana

Issue 3, September 2018

  1. Can agro-processing lead re-industrialisation in Sub-Saharan Africa? A two-stage approach to productivity analysis
  2. How low is the price elasticity in the global cocoa market?
  3. Modelling the optimal cropping pattern to 2030 under different climate change scenarios: A study on Egypt
  4. Modelling land-use decisions in production systems involving multiple crops and varieties
  5. Do data envelopment and stochastic frontier analyses produce similar efficiency estimates? The case of Ghanaian maize production
  6. Addressing food and nutrition security in South Africa: A review of policy responses since 2002

Issue 2, June 2018

  1. Labour market and intra-household dynamics in urban Tanzania
  2. Engagement dynamics in large-scale investments in farmland and implications for smallholder farmers – evidence from Zambia
  3. Les facteurs de l’adoption des nouvelles technologies en agriculture en Afrique Subsaharienne: une revue de la littérature
  4. Infrastructure investments for improved market access in sub-Saharan Africa: A CGE analysis
  5. Does linking farmers to markets work? Evidence from the World Food Programme’s Purchase for Progress satellite collection points initiative in Uganda
  6. The impacts of community-based cash management tools on smallholder rural farmers’ access to livelihood assets
  7. Policy brief - Gaps in the implementation of the e-voucher system in Zambia: Implications for strategies to make the model efficient and effective

Issue 1, March 2018

  1. Consumer risk perception of vitamin A deficiency and acceptance of biofortified rice in the Morogoro region of Tanzania
  2. French colonial trade patterns: facts and impacts
  3. Health effects of women’s empowerment in agriculture in Northern Ghana: different patterns by body mass index categories
  4. Does commercialisation drive technical efficiency improvements in Ethiopian subsistence agriculture?
  5. Climate change effects on crop productivity and welfare sensitivity analysis for smallholder farmers in Malawi
  6. Rice flows across regions in Madagascar

Volume 12: 2017

Issue 4, December 2017

  1. Guest editors’ introduction
  2. Determining the efficiency of contractors in clearing invasive alien plant species: The case of the Mopani District, Limpopo province, South Africa
  3. A cost-benefit analysis of clearing invasive alien plants in the Berg River quaternary catchment of South Africa
  4. A cost-benefit analysis of clearing invasive alien plants in the Berg River quaternary catchment of South Africa: Supplementary material
  5. An assessment of the costs and benefits of using Acacia saligna (Port Jackson) and recycled thermoplastics for the production of wood polymer composites in the Western Cape province, South Africa
  6. An economic analysis of different land-use options to assist in the control of the invasive Prosopis (Mesquite) tree
  7. Supplementary materials Part A: The PROLAND model
  8. Aquatic weeds: To control or not to control. The case of the Midmar Dam, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  9. Financing active restoration in South Africa: An evaluation of different institutional models

Issue 3, September 2017

  1. Analysing the efficiency of farms in Burkina Faso
  2. Land tenure security and land values in an underdeveloped land market context
  3. Assessing market prospects for grain legumes in Malawi
  4. The robustness of self-report data on predation: A comparison of two Karoo surveys
  5. Land area measurement bias: Evidence from West African countries
  6. A triple-hurdle model of small-ruminant production and marketing in the highlands of Ethiopia: Implications for commercial transformation
  7. Book review Living wages around the world: Manual for measurement

Issue 2, June 2017

  1. What is the value of rice fragrance? Consumer evidence from Senegal
  2. Tracking agricultural spending when government structures and accounting systems change: The case of Malawi
  3. Evaluation of Nigerian agricultural production data
  4. Intensity of and factors affecting land and water management practices among smallholder maize farmers in Ghana
  5. The demand for ecosystem services by different calf-production systems in South Africa
  6. Sorghum research and poverty reduction in the presence of trade distortions in Ethiopia

Issue 1, March 2017

  1. Evaluation de l'adoption des variétés de riz NERICA dans l'Ouest du Burkina Faso
  2. The potential economic impact of Guinea-race sorghum hybrids in Mali: A comparison of research and development paradigms
  3. Impact of infestation by parasitic weeds on rice farmers’ productivity and technical efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa
  4. Impact of increases in food prices on consumer welfare in Lesotho
  5. The effect of rainfall variability on sustainable wheat production under no-till farming systems in the Swartland region, South Africa
  6. Village savings and loan associations and household welfare: Evidence from Eastern and Western Zambia

Volume 11: 2016

Issue 4, December 2016

  1. Minimum tillage uptake and uptake intensity by smallholder farmers in Zambia
  2. Ranking perceived risk to farmers: How important is the environment?
  3. Performance of smallholder minisett seed yam farm enterprises in Cameroon
  4. An assessment of the effect of a national fertiliser subsidy programme on farmer participation in private fertiliser markets in the North Rift region of Kenya
  5. A multi-output production efficiency analysis of commercial banana farms in the Volta region of Ghana: A stochastic distance function approach
  6. Long-term structural change and determinants of agricultural output in small-scale farming in Rwanda

Issue 3, September 2016

  1. Proximity and price co-movement in West African rice markets
  2. Spatial dynamics and determinants of Liberian rice market integration
  3. Consumers’ preferences for animal-source foods and retail outlets: The case of Tanzania
  4. Do neighbours matter in technology adoption? The case of conservation tillage in northwest Ethiopia
  5. A dichotomous-choice contingent valuation of the Parc Zoologique de Hann in Dakar
  6. Effects of biotic and abiotic stress on household cocoa yields in Ghana

Issue 2, June 2016

  1. Productivity gaps among groundnut farmers in Kenya and Uganda: A stochastic production frontier analysis
  2. Drivers of technical efficiency and technology gaps in Ghana’s mango production sector: A stochastic metafrontier approach
  3. Reducing food losses to protect domestic food security in the Middle East and North Africa
  4. Impact of improving water-use efficiency on its valuation: The case of irrigated wheat production in Tunisia
  5. The impact of investment in smallholder irrigation schemes on irrigation expansion and crop productivity in Malawi
  6. To what extent does dependence on social grants affect smallholder farmers’ incentives to farm? Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Issue 1, March 2016

  1. New experiments in agriculture
  2. Consumer valuation of an improved rice parboiling technology: Experimental evidence from Cameroon
  3. Potential collusion and trust: Evidence from a field experiment in Vietnam
  4. The determinants of compliance with environmental tax: Behavioural study motivated by the case of Indonesia
  5. Exploring technology use under climate risk and shocks through an experimental lens
  6. Healthy meals on the menu: A Swedish field experiment on labelling and restaurant sales
  7. Empty cups? Assessing the impact of civil war violence on coffee farming in Burundi

Volume 10: 2015

Issue 4, December 2015

  1. The economic cost of upland and gully erosion on subsistence agriculture for a watershed in the Ethiopian highlands
  2. Determinants and welfare effects of smallholder participation in horticultural markets in Zambia
  3. Market information and smallholder farmer price expectations
  4. Effects of co-operatives and contracts on rural income and production in the dairy supply chains: Evidence from Northern Ethiopia
  5. Impact of innovation platforms on marketing relationships: The case of Volta Basin integrated crop-livestock value chains in Ghana
  6. Economic evaluation of integrated management of fruit fly in mango production in Embu County, Kenya

Issue 3, September 2015

  1. The role of trade policies, multinationals, shipping modes and product differentiation in global value chains for bananas: the case of Cameroon
  2. Agricultural productivity, efficiency and growth in a semi-arid country: a case study of Botswana
  3. Exploring the potential for green revolution: a choice experiment on maize farmers in Northern Ghana
  4. Field assessment of rapid market estimation techniques: a case study of dairy value chains in Tanzania
  5. Assessing the impacts of climate shocks on farm performance and adaptation responses in the Niger basin of Benin
  6. Contractualisation et performance de l’agroalimentaire: cas de l’activité laitière en Tunisie

Issue 2, June 2015

  1. Perception et adoption des innovations techniques agricoles dans le bassin cotonnier de Banikoara au Bénin
  2. Assessing the built-up footprint in an agricultural system using multi-temporal remotely sensed data
  3. The role of gender in fertiliser adoption in Uganda
  4. The Koup fencing project: Community-led job creation in the Karoo
  5. African agricultural trade: Recent and the future
  6. Farmer preferences for attributes of conservation agriculture in Uganda

Issue 1, March 2015

  1. The flexible accelerator model of investment: An application to Ugandan tea-processing firms
  2. Food price spikes and poor, small economies: What role for trade policies?
  3. Regional dimensions of South Africa’s CAADP process: Lessons from West Africa
  4. Productivity effects of sustainable intensification: The case of urea deep placement for rice production in Niger State, Nigeria
  5. Horizon-scanning the ostrich industry with bibliometric indicators
  6. Estimation of the potential adoption of Aflasafe among smallholder maize farmers in lower eastern Kenya