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Volume 60, issue 1, 2021

Introduction to volume 60 of Agrekon pp. 1-6 Downloads
Johann Kirsten
Reflections on two terms as editor of Agrekon pp. 7-9 Downloads
Nick Vink
Impacts of interlocked contractual arrangements on dairy farmers’ welfare in Zambia: a robust Bayesian instrumental variable analysis pp. 10-30 Downloads
Rebecca N. Kiwanuka-Lubinda, John N. Ng’ombe and Charles Machethe
Price attributes of Döhne Merino wool in South Africa pp. 31-42 Downloads
A. Ferreira, W. A. Lombard, Y. T. Bahta and A. C. Geyer
Speed of adoption of intensive agricultural practices in Rwanda: A duration analysis pp. 43-56 Downloads
Jules Ngango and Seungjee Hong
Determinants of livestock keepers’ primary animal health care practices pp. 57-79 Downloads
Zimbini Mdlulwa, Eric Mathebula and Cynthia Ngwane
How a government panel on land reform in South Africa is stuck in old ways pp. 80-84 Downloads
Thorvald Gran
Reply: how a government panel on land reform in South Africa is stuck in old ways pp. 85-87 Downloads
Wandile Sihlobo
In memoriam: Abdul Salam Mohammad Karaan (1968–2021) pp. 88-89 Downloads
Nick Vink, Wandile Sihlobo and Johann Kirsten

Volume 59, issue 4, 2020

Efficiency of a mixed farming system in a marginal winter rainfall area of the Overberg, South Africa, with implications for thinking about sustainability pp. 387-400 Downloads
Beatrice Conradie and Amelia Genis
An econometric estimation of gross margin volatility: a case of ox production in Namibia pp. 401-411 Downloads
H. J. Sartorius von Bach and K. M. Kalundu
Price transmission in (de)regulated agricultural markets pp. 412-425 Downloads
Jakub Olipra
Gendered analysis of the demand for poultry feed in Kenya pp. 426-439 Downloads
John Njenga Macharia, Gracious Malton Diiro, John Rono Busienei, Kimpei Munei, Hippolyte D. Affognon, Sunday Ekesi, Beatrice Muriithi, Dorothy Nakimbugwe, Chrysantus Mbi Tanga and Komi K. M. Fiaboe
Production and hidden hunger impacts of sustainable agricultural practices: evidence from rural households in Africa pp. 440-458 Downloads
Abdul-Hanan Abdallah, Awal Abdul-Rahaman and Gazali Issahaku

Volume 59, issue 3, 2020

Measuring the financial efficiency of agricultural cooperatives in South Africa: an application of the Simar–Wilson methodology pp. 269-286 Downloads
C. L. Yobe, S. R. D. Ferrer and M. Mudhara
The effect of trust on farmers’ milk market participation in dairy cooperatives in West Shoa, Ethiopia pp. 287-302 Downloads
Daniel Belay
Determinants of individual social capital in dairy cooperatives in West Shoa, Ethiopia pp. 303-320 Downloads
Daniel Belay
Adoption and ex-post impact of alternative teff production technologies: micro-level evidence from Ethiopia pp. 321-336 Downloads
Etsehiwot Semreab Tiruneh and Solomon Bizuayehu Wassie
Effects of input subsidies on cropland allocation and diversification in Botswana’s subsistence economy pp. 337-353 Downloads
Tebogo Seleka and David Mmopelwa
Household assets and food security in and around medium-sized towns: some insights from Morogoro and Iringa, Tanzania pp. 354-365 Downloads
Ubaldus John Tumaini
Do oil prices and exchange rates account for agricultural commodity market spillovers? Evidence from the Diebold and Yilmaz Index pp. 366-385 Downloads
Mehmet Balcilar and Festus Bekun

Volume 59, issue 2, 2020

Asymmetry in food safety information – the case of the 2018 Listeriosis outbreak and low-income, urban consumers in Gauteng, South Africa pp. 129-143 Downloads
Marlene Louw and Melissa van der Merwe
Analysis of price transmission in the beef value chain using a calculated retail carcass price pp. 144-155 Downloads
Abiodun Ogundeji and Frikkie Maré
Eye-tracking consumers’ awareness of beef brands pp. 156-168 Downloads
W. A. Lombard, J. H. Van Zyl and T. R. Beelders
Typology of contract farming arrangements: a transaction cost perspective pp. 169-187 Downloads
Innocent Mugwagwa, Jos Bijman and Jacques Trienekens
(Fairtrade) certification: consequences of being a niche market pp. 188-201 Downloads
Katharina Bissinger and Daniel Leufkens
Factors determining smallholder farmers’ willingness to pay for a metal silo in Zimbabwe pp. 202-217 Downloads
Teresa Chuma, Maxwell Mudhara and Jones Govereh
Application of exploratory factor analysis to address the challenge of measuring social capital in a rural communal setting in South Africa pp. 218-234 Downloads
Megan Davenport and Rashid Hassan
Postharvest losses at the farm level and its economy-wide costs: the case of the maize sector in Mozambique pp. 235-253 Downloads
Meizal Popat, Garry Griffith, Stuart Mounter and Oscar Cacho
Impacts of improved sorghum varieties intensification on household welfare in the mid-Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe pp. 254-267 Downloads
Joseph P. Musara and Lovemore Musemwa

Volume 59, issue 1, 2020

Correction pp. iii-iii Downloads
The Editors
Improving livelihoods of smallholder farmers through region specific strategies: a case study of South African sheep production pp. 1-15 Downloads
Yong Sebastian Nyam, Nicolette Matthews and Yonas Bahta
Impact of smallholder farmers’ welfare through participation in on-farm regional projects in East Africa pp. 16-29 Downloads
Enock Warinda, Dickson M. Nyariki, Stephen Wambua and Reuben Muasya
How stable are farmers’ risk perceptions? A follow-up study of one community in the Karoo pp. 30-45 Downloads
Ivo Wustro and Beatrice Conradie
Examining coffee export performance in Eastern and Southern African countries: do bilateral trade relations matter? pp. 46-64 Downloads
Aimable Nsabimana and Wondmagegn Tirkaso
Are there periodically collapsing bubble behaviours in the global coffee market? pp. 65-77 Downloads
Kai-Hua Wang, Chi-Wei Su, Ran Tao and Lin-Na Hao
Risk efficiency of optimal water allocation within a single- and multi-stage decision-making framework pp. 78-92 Downloads
Primrose Madende and Bennie Grové
Do bottom-up and independent agricultural cooperatives really perform better? Insights from a technical efficiency analysis in Ethiopia pp. 93-109 Downloads
Tafesse W. Gezahegn, Steven Van Passel, Tekeste Berhanu, Marijke D’haese and Miet Maertens
Food self-sufficiency and GM regulation under conflicting interests: the case of GM maize in South Africa pp. 110-128 Downloads
Qianqian Shao, Dusan Drabik, Marnus Gouse and Justus Wesseler

Volume 58, issue 4, 2019

Agri-food trade and non-tariff measures pp. 387-388 Downloads
Fabio Santeramo
On the impact of non-tariff measures on trade performances of the African agri-food sector pp. 389-406 Downloads
Fabio Santeramo and Emilia Lamonaca
European Union non-tariff barriers to imports of African biofuels pp. 407-425 Downloads
Franziska Schuenemann and William Kerr
Tariff rate quota impacts on export market access of South African fruit products into the EU market pp. 426-450 Downloads
Chiedza Muchopa, Yonas Bahta and Abiodun A. Ogundeji
Quantifying the effects of non-tariff measures on African agri-food exporters pp. 451-471 Downloads
Chang Liu, Dongtao Lin, Jiawei Liu and Yanran Li
Moving past transgenics – the potential for genomics to open markets in the EU for African agricultural products pp. 472-484 Downloads
William Kerr
Using preferential trade access to promote global development goals: the case of beef and market access to Norway from Namibia and Botswana pp. 485-502 Downloads
Ben Bennett and Karl M. Rich

Volume 58, issue 3, 2019

Land Use and Redistribution in the Arid West: The case of Laingsburg Magisterial District pp. 281-291 Downloads
Beatrice Conradie
The distortions to incentives in South African agriculture: a case study of the wheat industry pp. 292-307 Downloads
Michael Day and Nick Vink
How does women's empowerment in agriculture affect household food security and dietary diversity? The case of rural irrigation schemes in Limpopo Province, South Africa pp. 308-323 Downloads
Vongai Gillian Murugani and Joyce Magoshi Thamaga-Chitja
Women's empowerment: the case of smallholder rice farmers in Kilombero District, Tanzania pp. 324-339 Downloads
Esther Leah Achandi, Asmerom Kidane, Aloyce Hepelwa and Gaudiose Mujawamariya
Livelihood strategies and their determinants among smallholder farming households in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa pp. 340-353 Downloads
Collin L. Yobe, Maxwell Mudhara and Paramu Mafongoya
Understanding South African consumers’ preferences and market potential for products with low water and carbon footprints pp. 354-368 Downloads
Enoch Owusu-Sekyere, Yondela Mahlathi and Henry Jordaan
Examining the farmer-buyer relationships in vegetable marketing channels in Eswatini pp. 369-386 Downloads
Bongiwe Porrie Dlamini-Mazibuko, Stuart Ferrer and Gerald Ortmann

Volume 58, issue 2, 2019

Forms of agricultural support and the “culture of dependency and entitlement” pp. 141-153 Downloads
Michael Aliber
We’re ready, the system’s not – youth perspectives on agricultural careers in South Africa pp. 154-179 Downloads
Luke Metelerkamp, Scott Drimie and Reinette Biggs
Revisiting farm size-productivity relationship: New empirical evidence from Ethiopia pp. 180-199 Downloads
Solomon Wassie, Gashaw Abate and Tanguy Bernard
Would you purchase milk from a milk ATM? Consumers’ attitude as a key determinant of preference and purchase intention in uganda pp. 200-215 Downloads
Joanita Kataike, Jowel Kulaba, Andrew Ronnie Mugenyi, Hans De Steur and Xavier Gellynck
The Economic Implications of Robinia pseudoacacia L. (black locust) on Agricultural Production in South Africa pp. 216-228 Downloads
Luke Humphrey, Gavin Fraser and Grant Martin
Vertical price transmission in the white teff market in Ethiopia pp. 229-243 Downloads
Maria Sassi and Yonas Abera Mamo
The importance of biological asset disclosures to the relevant user groups pp. 244-252 Downloads
Marilene van Biljon and Deon Scott
Impacts of socio-psychological factors on smallholder farmers’ risk attitudes: empirical evidence and implications pp. 253-279 Downloads
Woldegebrial Zeweld, Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Girmay Tesfay and Stijn Speelman

Volume 58, issue 1, 2019

Measuring and Explaining Productivity Growth in South African Agriculture pp. 1-2 Downloads
Johann Kirsten, Petronella Chaminuka and Colin Thirtle
Recalibrating South African agricultural growth: Frikkie Liebenberg in Memoriam pp. 3-6 Downloads
Johann Kirsten, Philip Pardey and Colin Thirtle
Public agricultural research and development spending in South Africa – update pp. 7-20 Downloads
Petronella Chaminuka, Nienke Beintema, Kathleen Flaherty and Frikkie Liebenberg
Measuring Maize in South Africa: The Shifting Structure of Production During the Twentieth Century, 1904–2015 pp. 21-41 Downloads
Jan C. Greyling and Philip Pardey
Quality adjusting agricultural machinery in South Africa pp. 42-52 Downloads
Colleta Gandidzanwa, Frikkie Liebenberg, Ferdi Meyer and Beatrice Conradie
South African wine grape production, 2005–2015: regional comparisons of scale and technical efficiencies and total factor productivity pp. 53-67 Downloads
Beatrice Conradie, Jenifer Piesse, Colin Thirtle and Nick Vink
Estimating and attributing benefits from wheat varietal innovations in South African agriculture pp. 68-85 Downloads
Charity R. Nhemachena, Johann Kirsten and Frikkie G. Liebenberg
Yield and economic benefits of the national cultivar trials for wheat in South Africa: 1998–2016 pp. 86-101 Downloads
Kenneth Nhundu, Petronella Chaminuka, Sedzani Nemakhavhani and Mardé Booyse
Economic value of quality restrictions on the wheat industry in South Africa pp. 102-112 Downloads
Zwiafhela Naledzani, Petronella Chaminuka, Kenneth Nhundu, Charles L. Machethe and Frikkie Liebenberg
Economic returns from investment in beef cattle improvement research in South Africa pp. 113-124 Downloads
Takalani T. Nevondo, Petronella Chaminuka, Kenneth Nhundu and Frikkie Liebenberg
Economic analysis of new generation vaccines for control of lumpy skin disease and Rift Valley Fever in South Africa pp. 125-140 Downloads
Zimbini Mdlulwa, Mampe Masemola, Petronella Chaminuka and Sipho Madyo
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