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1977 - 2010

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Volume Volume 49, issue Issue 1, 2010

How the leopard has changed its spots: past dynamics and future opportunities pp. 16 Downloads
Gavin C.G. Fraser
What will South Africa’s new Cooperatives Act do for small producers? An analysis of three case studies in KwaZulu-Natal pp. 17 Downloads
P. Nganya, Michael C. Lyne and Stuart R.D. Ferrer
Modelling efficiency with farm-produced inputs: dairying in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa pp. 20 Downloads
Thulasizwe S. Mkhabela, Jenifer Piesse, Colin G. Thirtle and Nick Vink
The cost of producing milk in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands of South Africa: a cost-curve approach pp. 21 Downloads
Thulasizwe S. Mkhabela and S.H. Mndeme
The role of social networks in development of small-scale enterprises in the Chimanimani district of Zimbabwe pp. 22 Downloads
J. Zuwarimwe and Johann Kirsten
Factors influencing the long-term competitiveness of commercial milk producers: evidence from panel data in East Griqualand, South Africa pp. 22 Downloads
J.P. du Toit, Gerald F. Ortmann and S. Ramroop
Economic performance of exotic dairy cattle under smallholder conditions in the marginal zones of Kenya using three analytical approaches pp. 24 Downloads
Mutuku Muendo Kavoi, Dana Hoag and James Pritchett

Volume Volume 48, issue Issue 4, 2009

Household food security status in South Africa pp. 17 Downloads
Miriam Altman, Tim G.B. Hart and Peter T. Jacobs
Exploring definitions of food insecurity and vulnerability: time to refocus assessments pp. 22 Downloads
Tim G.B. Hart
The status of household food security targets in South Africa pp. 24 Downloads
Peter T. Jacobs
The contribution of subsistence farming to food security in South Africa pp. 24 Downloads
Mompati N. Baiphethi and Peter T. Jacobs
Should subsistence agriculture be supported as a strategy to address rural food insecurity? pp. 25 Downloads
Michael Aliber and Tim G.B. Hart
Exploring Statistics South Africa’s national household surveys as sources of information about household-level food security pp. 26 Downloads
Michael Aliber
Boosting smallholder production for food security: some approaches and evidence from studies in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 29 Downloads
Innocent Matshe

Volume Volume 48, issue Issue 3, 2009

Institutional and governance factors influencing the performance of selected smallholder agricultural cooperatives in KwaZulu-Natal pp. 14 Downloads
M. Chibanda, Gerald F. Ortmann and Michael C. Lyne
The role of the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) in determining carnation demand in the United Kingdom: implications for Colombian and Kenyan exports pp. 16 Downloads
Andrew Muhammad and Guyslain Ngeleza
Labour inputs and financial profitability of conventional and agroforestry-based soil fertility management practices in Zambia pp. 17 Downloads
Oluyede Ajayi, Festus K. Akinnifesi, G. Sileshi and W. Kanjipite
Agricultural land purchases for alternative uses – evidence from two farming areas in the Western Cape province, South Africa pp. 20 Downloads
L.L. Reed and Theo Kleynhans
Modelling the impacts of the industrial biofuels strategy on the South African agricultural and biofuel subsectors pp. 22 Downloads
Thomas Funke, P.G. Strauss and Ferdinand H. Meyer
Agricultural production in Greater Sekhukhune: the future for food security in a poverty node of South Africa? pp. 31 Downloads
Scott Drimie, T. Germishuyse, L. Rademeyer and Craig Schwabe

Volume Volume 48, issue Issue 2, 2009

Logistical estimation of the probability of mainstream market participation among small-scale livestock farmers: a case study of the Northern Cape province pp. 13 Downloads
I.D. Uchezuba, E. Moshabele and D. Digopo
Nile perch demand in the Netherlands: are exports from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda source-differentiated? pp. 17 Downloads
Andrew Muhammad
The impact of HIV/AIDS on food security and household vulnerability in Swaziland pp. 21 Downloads
Micah B. Masuku and M.M. Sithole
Analysing the South African table grape industry within a partial equilibrium framework pp. 22 Downloads
Sanri Reynolds
Impact of market deregulation on the competitiveness of commercial milk producers in East Griqualand: a unit cost ratio (UCR) analysis: 1983-2006 pp. 24 Downloads
J.P. du Toit and Gerald F. Ortmann
The impact of smallholder commercialisation of organic crops on food consumption patterns, dietary diversity and consumption elasticities pp. 200 Downloads
Sheryl L. Hendriks and Mark M. Msaki

Volume Volume 48, issue Issue 1, 2009

What is the appropriate level of aggregation for productivity indices? Comparing district, regional and national measures pp. 12 Downloads
Beatrice Conradie, Jenifer Piesse and Colin G. Thirtle
Is geographic diversification sufficient to limit contract grower risk? pp. 14 Downloads
Mariette Geyser, Andre Louw and L. Botha
The impact of food aid on maize prices and production in Swaziland pp. 21 Downloads
Majola Lawrence Mabuza, Sheryl L. Hendriks, Gerald F. Ortmann and M.M. Sithole
The potential impact of the Doha Development Agenda on the South African economy: liberalising OECD agriculture and food trade pp. 23 Downloads
Bonani Nyhodo, Cecilia Punt and Nick Vink
The impact of South African supermarkets on agricultural development in the SADC: a case study in Zambia, Namibia and Botswana pp. 25 Downloads
Rosemary A. Emongor and Johann Kirsten

Volume Volume 47, issue Issue 4, 2008

What is really in the economic partnership agreements for the Southern African region? A perspective from Botswana’s beef export markets pp. 15 Downloads
C. Nhlanhla Mbatha and Nick Charalambides
Factors enhancing market participation by small-scale cotton farmers pp. 18 Downloads
Rendani Randela, Zerihun Gudeta Alemu and Jan A. Groenewald
Institutions and economic research: a case of location externalities on agricultural resource allocation in the Kat River basin, South Africa pp. 19 Downloads
C. Nhlanhla Mbatha and G.G. Antrobus
Producer price and price transmission in a deregulated Ethiopian coffee market pp. 22 Downloads
Tadesse Worako, Herman D. van Schalkwyk, Zerihun Gudeta Alemu and Gezahegn Ayele
Environmental offsets and other market approaches with specific reference to the Olifants River (East) and Berg River pp. 23 Downloads
W. Lieb Nieuwoudt

Volume Volume 47, issue Issue 3, 2008

A factor analysis of access to and use of service infrastructure amongst emerging farmers in South Africa pp. 14 Downloads
P. Chaminuka, G.M. Senyolo, Moraka Nakedi Makhura and Abenet Belete
Logistic modelling of smallholder livestock farmers’ adoption of tree-based fodder technology in Zimbabwe pp. 14 Downloads
R. Jera and Oluyede Ajayi
Households’ welfare analyses of the impact of global change on water resources in South Africa pp. 18 Downloads
James S. Juana, Kenneth M. Strzepek and Johann Kirsten
Modelling the impacts of macro-economic variables on the South African biofuels industry pp. 19 Downloads
Ferdinand H. Meyer, P.G. Strauss and Thomas Funke
Facilitating decision-making in agriculture by using a system of models pp. 19 Downloads
P.G. Strauss, Ferdinand H. Meyer and Johann Kirsten
Alternative marketing options for small-scale farmers in the wake of changing agri-food supply chains in South Africa pp. 22 Downloads
Andre Louw, Daniel du Plessis Scheepers Jordaan, Leah Z.B. Ndanga and Johann Kirsten

Volume Volume 47, issue Issue 2, 2008

South Africa’s new Cooperatives Act: A missed opportunity for small farmers and land reform beneficiaries pp. 18 Downloads
Michael C. Lyne and Ray Collins
Modelling South African grain farmers’ preferences to adopt derivative contracts using discrete choice models pp. 18 Downloads
E.M. Ueckermann, James Blignaut, Rangan Gupta and J. Raubenheimer
Competitive performance of global deciduous fruit supply chains: South Africa versus Chile pp. 18 Downloads
T.E. Mashabela and Nick Vink
Contracting arrangements in agribusiness procurement practices in South Africa pp. 24 Downloads
Hester Vermeulen, Johann Kirsten and Kurt Sartorius
Investigating alternative governance systems for the South African mohair supply chain pp. 27 Downloads
Daniel du Plessis Scheepers Jordaan and Johann Kirsten

Volume Volume 47, issue Issue 1, 2008

Factors affecting the use of forward pricing methods in price risk management with special reference to the influence of risk aversion pp. 14 Downloads
Henry Jordaan and Bennie Grove
Determinants of off-farm participation decision of farm households in Ethiopia pp. 20 Downloads
A.D. Beyne
Management decisions on commercial sugarcane farms in KwaZulu-Natal: a focus on choice bracketing behaviour for risk management pp. 24 Downloads
R. MacNicol, Gerald F. Ortmann and Stuart R.D. Ferrer
Determinants of the demand for regular farm labour in South Africa, 1960-2002 pp. 24 Downloads
G.N. Sparrow, Gerald F. Ortmann, Michael C. Lyne and Mark A.G. Darroch
Agricultural trade policy reform in South Africa pp. 26 Downloads
Margaret Chitiga, Tonia Kandiero and P. Ngwenya
Costs and benefits of higher tariffs on wheat imports to South Africa pp. 33 Downloads
Scott McDonald, Cecilia Punt, Lillian Rantho and Melt van Schoor
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