Consumer willingness to pay for fair-trade attributes of goat meat in Kenya: A choice experiment analysis

Fair trade is an important ethical concern in the food value chains of developed countries. However, there is a dearth of empirical insights into consumer preferences for this critical aspect in the domestic markets of developing countries.

Prospects for sustainable intensification of soybean production in sub-Saharan Africa

There is a significant soybean yield gap in sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Sustainable intensification of the agricultural sector to reduce such a yield gap is important. Increasing soybean productivity can meet the growing demand for food and feed when complemented with higher soy meal demand by the local livestock industry.

Impacts de la présence des intermédiaires sur l’intégration spatiale des marchés agricoles au Cameroun : une analyse par l’approche ARDL

L’intégration des marchés est un élément clé pour comprendre la transmission des prix entre les marchés et maîtriser les équilibres (les efficiences). Cependant, certains facteurs peuvent entraver l’atteinte de cette efficience.

Income and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission trade-offs on smallholder farms at two sites in northern Nigeria

This study analyses the trade-offs between welfare (measured by income) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions using a farm-level optimisation model that incorporates the predominant cereal (sorghum), legumes (groundnut, soybeans), livestock (cattle, goats and sheep) and trees (locust bean, camel’s foot) representative of production systems at two contrasting sites in northern Nigeria.

African agriculture in the context of COVID-19: Finding salvation in the devil

The world is facing unprecedented challenges from COVID-19, which is disrupting lives and livelihoods. The pandemic could profoundly affect the African continent and wipe out hard-won development gains, as sub-Saharan Africa heads into its first recession in 25 years.