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Working Papers

2019

  1. Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Nino-induced shock on income and productivity
    ESA Working Papers, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA) Downloads
  2. Smallholder adaptive responses to seasonal weather forecasts. A case study of the 2015/16 El Niño Southern Oscillation in Zambia
    ESA Working Papers, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA) Downloads

2018

  1. Cropping system diversification in Eastern and Southern Africa: Identifying policy options to enhance productivity and build resilience
    ESA Working Papers, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA) Downloads
  2. How do extreme weather events affect livestock herders' welfare? Evidence from Kyrgyzstan
    ESA Working Papers, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA) Downloads
  3. Integrating Climate- and Market-Smartness into Strategies for Sustainable Productivity Growth of African Agri-food Systems
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads
  4. Rural-Rural Migration, Land and Labor Markets in Zambia
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2017

  1. CAN INPUT SUBSIDY PROGRAMS CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE?
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads
  2. FOOD SYSTEM TRANSFORMATION AND MARKET EVOLUTIONS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE RISE OF LARGE-SCALE GRAIN TRADING IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads
    Also in Food Security International Development Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (2017) Downloads
  3. INSTITUTIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND QUALITY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY POLICY PROCESSES IN ZAMBIA
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. PRACTITIONER’S GUIDEBOOK AND TOOLKIT FOR AGRICULTURAL POLICY REFORM: THE P.M.C.A. APPROACH TO STRATEGIC POLICY ENGAGEMENT
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads

2016

  1. AFRICA’S CHANGING FARMLAND OWNERSHIP: THE RISE OF THE EMERGENT INVESTOR FARMER
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists (2015) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Can Input Subsidy Programs Promote Climate Smart Agriculture in Africa?
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads
    Also in Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) (2016) Downloads
  3. GUIDE TO PROMOTING PRODUCTIVE POLICY DIALOGUE IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR
    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) Downloads
  4. How Is Multinational Investment in Grain and Oilseed Trading Reshaping the Smallholder Markets in Zambia?
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  5. • Factors Limiting Smallholder Cattle Commercialization in Zambia
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Africa’s Changing Farmland Ownership: Causes and Consequences
    Miscellaneous Publications, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Analysis of Beef Value Chain in Zambia: Challenges and Opportunities of Linking Smallholders to Markets
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Cooking Fuel Choice in Urban Zambia: Implications on Forest Cover
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Does Gender Matter when Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Smallholder Land Titling in Zambia?
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads
  5. Does Minimum Tillage with Planting Basins or Ripping Raise Maize Yields? Meso-panel Data Evidence from Zambia
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists (2015) Downloads View citations (10)
  6. Gendered-impacts of smallholder land tilting: a plot-level analysis in rural Zambia
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  7. The Geography of Customary Land in Zambia: Is Development Strategy Engaging With The Facts?
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (13)
  8. The Politics of Maize in Zambia: Who holds the Keys to Change the Status Quo?
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  9. Unpacking the Growth of Medium-scale Farms Zambia: What Are the Implications for the Future of Smallholder Agriculture?
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Africa's Changing Farm Structure and Employment Challenge
    Food Security International Development Policy Syntheses, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads
    Also in Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP) (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Agricultural Commodity Exchanges and the Development of Grain Markets and Trade in Africa: A Review of Recent Experience
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Analysis of the Sunflower Value Chain in Zambia’s Eastern Province
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads
  4. Creating Scarcity From Abundance: Bumper Harvests, High Prices, And The Role Of State Interventions In Zambian Maize Markets
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  5. DOES THE CURRENT SUGAR MARKET STRUCTURE BENEFIT CONSUMERS AND SUGARCANE GROWERS?
    Food Security International Development Policy Syntheses, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (8)
  6. Demystifying the Role of Grain Assemblers in the Rural Maize Markets of Eastern and Southern Africa
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads
  7. Does Land Titling Increase Smallholder Agricultural Productivity in Zambia?
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Analysis of the Soya Bean Value Chain in Zambia’s Eastern Province
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Challenges of Smallholder Soybean Production and Commercialization in Eastern Province of Zambia
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Institutional Models for Accelerating Agricultural Commercialization: Evidence from Maize, Cotton and Horticulture
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Institutional Models for Accelerating Agricultural Commercialization: Evidence from Post-Independence Zambia, 1965 to 2012
    2013 Fourth International Conference, September 22-25, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Technical Compendium: Descriptive Agricultural Statistics and Analysis for Zambia
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (31)
  6. The Maize Price Spike of 2012/13: Understanding the Paradox of High Prices despite Abundant Supplies
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (7)

2012

  1. Agricultural Transformation in Zambia: Alternative Institutional Models for Accelerating Agricultural Productivity Growth, and Commercialization
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Assessing the Feasibility of Implementing the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) Through an Electronic Voucher System in Zambia
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Can the FISP More Effectively Achieve Food Production and Poverty Reduction Goals?
    Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The Rising Class of Emergent Farmers: An Effective Model for Achieving Agricultural Growth and Poverty Reduction in Africa?
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (5)

2011

  1. A Farm Gate-to-Consumer Value Chain Analysis of Kenya's Maize Marketing System
    Working Papers, Egerton University, Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Food Security International Development Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Constraints to the Development of Commodity Exchanges in Africa: A Case Study of ZAMACE
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Technical Compendium: Descriptive Agricultural Statistics and Analysis for Zambia in Support of the USAID Mission’s Feed the Future Strategic Review
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (17)
  4. Who Gained and Who Lost from Zambia's 2010 Maize Marketing Policies?
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (9)

2010

  1. Malawi’s Maize Marketing System
    Food Security Collaborative Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Patterns and Trends in Food Staples Markets in Eastern and Southern Africa: Toward the Identification of Priority Investments and Strategies for Developing Markets and Promoting Smallholder Productivity Growth
    Food Security International Development Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (36)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Heterogeneous impact of livelihood diversification on household welfare: Cross-country evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
    World Development, 2019, 117, (C), 278-295 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Knowing is half the battle: Seasonal forecasts, adaptive cropping systems, and the mediating role of private markets in Zambia
    Food Policy, 2019, 89, (C) Downloads

2018

  1. An evolution in the middle: examining the rise of multinational investment in smallholder grain trading in Zambia
    Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, 2018, 10, (2), 473-488 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Quiet Rise of Large-Scale Trading Firms in East and Southern Africa
    Journal of Development Studies, 2018, 54, (5), 895-914 Downloads View citations (4)

2017

  1. A comparative political economic analysis of maize sector policies in eastern and southern Africa
    Food Policy, 2017, 69, (C), 243-255 Downloads View citations (5)

2016

  1. Africa's changing farm size distribution patterns: the rise of medium-scale farms
    Agricultural Economics, 2016, 47, (S1), 197-214 Downloads View citations (30)

2015

  1. Determinants and welfare effects of smallholder participation in horticultural markets in Zambia
    African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2015, 10, (4), 18 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Price Transmission in the Zambian Sugar Sector: An Assessment of Market Efficiency and Policy Implications
    Agrekon, 2015, 54, (4), 113-136 Downloads
  3. The Anatomy of Medium-Scale Farm Growth in Zambia: What Are the Implications for the Future of Smallholder Agriculture?
    Land, 2015, 4, (3), 1-19 Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Does Smallholder Land Titling Facilitate Agricultural Growth?: An Analysis of the Determinants and Effects of Smallholder Land Titling in Zambia
    World Development, 2014, 64, (C), 791-802 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Exploitative Briefcase Businessmen, Parasites, and Other Myths and Legends: Assembly Traders and the Performance of Maize Markets in Eastern and Southern Africa
    World Development, 2014, 54, (C), 56-67 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Structural transformation or elite land capture? The growth of “emergent” farmers in Zambia
    Food Policy, 2014, 48, (C), 194-202 Downloads View citations (27)

2012

  1. Why are African commodity exchanges languishing? A case study of the Zambian Agricultural Commodity Exchange
    Food Policy, 2012, 37, (3), 275-282 Downloads View citations (8)

2008

  1. Maize, food insecurity, and the field of performance in southern Zambia
    Agriculture and Human Values, 2008, 25, (1), 3-11 Downloads View citations (8)
 
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