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Challenges facing China's agricultural development.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Ikegami, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Firstly, we analyzed China's agricultural development in last 20 years. Secondly, we pointed out three problems with which China's agriculture is conf...

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Farmer productivity analysis using individual data: simultaneous estimation of heterogeneity between farmers and elasticity of substitution among varieties of agricultural products.

Published online: 14 Nov 2019

Authors: Akune, Y. & Hosoe, N.

Content type: Bulletin

A framework that incorporates product differentiation under monopolistic competition applies primarily to the manufacturing industry, and agriculture ...

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What does life-cycle assessment of agricultural products need for more meaningful inclusion of biodiversity?

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Teillard, F. & Souza, D. M. de & Thoma, G. & Gerber, P. J. & Finn, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Decision-makers increasingly use life-cycle assessment (LCA) as a tool to measure the environmental sustainability of products. LCA is of particular i...

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Production behavior analysis of Beijing ecological farm.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Li NingHui & Li LiYuan & Yang DongQun

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This article analyzes the development of ecological farm in Beijing based on the survey of 14 ecological farms. It is shown that most of the farms are...

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The nexus of irrigation-water salinity, agricultural policy and long-run water management: lessons from the case of Israel.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Slater, Y. & Reznik, A. & Finkelshtain, I.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper incorporates the detrimental agronomic effects of irrigation-water salinity into an empirical economy-wide dynamic hydro-economic model to ...

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Albania's agriculture sector: concise assessment (2017).

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Lerman, Z.

Content type: Bulletin

The purpose of this note is to provide a concise assessment of the developments in Albania's agriculture since the end of the communist era and to hig...

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Roundup causes high levels of mortality following contact exposure in bumble bees.

Published online: 12 Jun 2021

Authors: Straw, E. A. & Carpentier, E. N. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators underpin global food production, but they are suffering significant declines across the world. Pesticides are thought to be important driv...

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Balancing international public goods and accountability: exploring the impact of IFPRI's policy research on science, technology, and innovation.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Lynam, J. K.

Content type: Bulletin

Science, technology, and innovation (STI) policy research can be defined as "research to understand the financial, regulatory, institutional, and orga...

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Building resilience through climate risk insurance: insights from agricultural research for development.

Published online: 02 Jun 2020

Authors: Kramer, B. & Hellin, J. & Hansen, J. & Rose, A. & Braun, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Scaling insurance to transfer climate risk from the rural poor to financial markets is vital to enhance agricultural risk management in developing cou...

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Precision farming - consideration of reduced exposure in the pollinator risk assessment.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Lückmann, J. & Kaiser, S. & Blankenhagen, F. von

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Observed declines in the distribution and abundance of various insect species have moved the topic of biodiversity and the protection of honey bees, a...

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