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Volume 62, issue 1, 2023

The measurement of agricultural productivity in Africa pp. 1-4 Downloads
Jenifer Piesse and Nick Vink
Total factor productivity growth in livestock production in Botswana: what is the role of scale and mix efficiency change in beef production? pp. 5-18 Downloads
Omphile Temoso, John N. Ng’ombe, Sirak Bahta and David Hadley
Technological differences in South African sheep production: a stochastic meta-frontier analysis pp. 19-30 Downloads
Nicolette Matthews, Beatrice Conradie and Jenifer Piesse
Taking stock of gender gaps in crop production technology adoption and technical efficiency in Ghana pp. 31-48 Downloads
Abigail Ampomah Adaku, Francis Tsiboe and Joseph Clottey
Farm size and productivity: smallholder dairy production in Eswatini pp. 49-60 Downloads
Jan C. Greyling, Bandile Banele Mdluli and Beatrice Conradie
Access to mutual labour support in agriculture: Implications for maize productivity and efficiency of farmers in northern Ghana pp. 61-79 Downloads
Mensah Tawiah Cobbinah, Gideon Danso-Abbeam and Abiodun A. Ogundeji
Productivity growth and the role of mechanisation in African agriculture pp. 80-97 Downloads
Oliver K. Kirui, Lukas Kornher and Maksud Bekchanov
Wheat productivity in the Cape Colony in 1825: evidence from newly transcribed tax censuses pp. 98-115 Downloads
Johan Fourie and Jan Greyling

Volume 61, issue 4, 2022

Do youth farmers benefit from participating in contract farming? Evidence from French beans youth farmers in Arusha, Tanzania pp. 379-398 Downloads
Mwita Erick Marwa and Julius Manda
Determinants of smallholder farmers’ livelihood trajectories. Evidence from rural Malawi pp. 399-411 Downloads
Mirriam Matita, Ephraim Wadonda Chirwa, Stevier Kaiyatsa, Jacob Mazalale, Masautso Chimombo, Loveness Msofi Mgalamadzi and Blessings Chinsinga
Potential improvement in the performance of dairy farms in South Africa pp. 412-432 Downloads
David Beca
The effect of agricultural technology transfer on Zimbabwe’s economic development: a dynamic global trade analysis project approach pp. 433-448 Downloads
Rutendo H. Jonga, Huang Delin, Courage Masona and Christopher Belford

Volume 61, issue 3, 2022

The COVID-19 effects on agricultural commodity markets pp. 239-265 Downloads
Mehmet Balcilar, Kamil Sertoglu and Busra Agan
Socioeconomic inequalities in household resilience capacity in the context of COVID-19 in the fisheries sector in Malawi pp. 266-281 Downloads
Gowokani Chijere Chirwa and Levison Chiwaula
Perceived changes in food security, finances and revenue of rural and urban households during COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria pp. 282-291 Downloads
Olubunmi Bamiwuye, Olaide Akintunde, Lateef Jimoh and Khadijat Olanrewaju
Agricultural trade liberalisation, agricultural total factor productivity growth and food security in Africa pp. 292-313 Downloads
Regret Sunge and Nicholas Ngepah
Rainfall variability and alternative technology adoption: evidence from Ethiopia pp. 314-323 Downloads
Dambala Gelo
Factors affecting adoption of technical, organisational and institutional dairy innovations in selected milksheds in Kenya pp. 324-338 Downloads
Edith Wairimu, John Mburu, Asaah Ndambi and Charles Gachuiri
Food loss and waste in maize in Mozambique and its economic impacts: a system dynamics assessment approach pp. 339-359 Downloads
Meizal Popat, Oscar Cacho, Garry Griffith and Stuart Mounter
Intolerance, xenophobia and cross-border supermarket groups’ operations in South Africa pp. 360-378 Downloads
Nixon S. Chekenya and Laurine Chikoko

Volume 61, issue 2, 2022

Private extension delivers productivity growth in pasture-based dairy farming in the Eastern Cape, 2012–2018 pp. 109-120 Downloads
Beatrice Conradie, Craig Galloway and Andrea Renner
Producer prices, carcass classification and consumers’ willingness to pay for different sheep meat grades: an experimental auction approach pp. 121-137 Downloads
Carina Troost and Johann Kirsten
Investigating the motivations driving meat analogue purchase among middle-income consumers in Mbombela, South Africa pp. 138-150 Downloads
C. Z. Tsvakirai and N. M. Zulu
Are SACU countries self-sufficient in cereals? A dynamic panel analysis pp. 151-166 Downloads
H. J. Sartorius von Bach and K. M. Kalundu
Do changes in maize prices and input prices affect smallholder farmers’ soil fertility management decisions? panel survey evidence from Kenya pp. 167-191 Downloads
David Olson, Nicole M. Mason, Lilian Kirimi and Joyce Makau
Crop mix portfolio response to climate risks: evidence from smallholder farmers in Kisumu County, Kenya pp. 192-206 Downloads
Hezbon Akelo Awiti, Eric Obedy Gido and Gideon Aiko Obare
Adoption and impact of improved wheat varieties on productivity and welfare among smallholder farmers in the Arsi Highland of Ethiopia pp. 207-228 Downloads
Bedilu Demissie Zeleke, Adem Kedir Geleto, Sisay Asefa and Hussien H. Komicha
Social protection policy and agricultural labour outcome in West Africa pp. 229-238 Downloads
Romanus Osabohien, Oluwatoyin Matthew and Hajra Maqsood

Volume 61, issue 1, 2022

Special collection of articles on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on South African agriculture pp. 1-2 Downloads
Johann Kirsten
A sector-wide review of the COVID-19 impact on the South African agricultural sector during 2020–21 pp. 3-20 Downloads
Ferdinand Meyer, Johann Kirsten, Tracy Davids, Marion Delport, Hester Vermeulen, Wandile Sihlobo and Lucia Anelich
Hotspots of vulnerability and disruption in food value chains during COVID-19 in South Africa: industry- and firm-level “pivoting” in response pp. 21-41 Downloads
Ferdinand Meyer, Thomas Reardon, Tracy Davids, Melissa van der Merwe, Daniel Jordaan, Marion Delport and Gerhard Van Den Burgh
Covid-19 and the South African wine industry pp. 42-51 Downloads
Tracy Davids, Nick Vink and Kandas Cloete
The impact of Covid-19 on black farmers in South Africa pp. 52-66 Downloads
Marc Wegerif
Can digital solutions transform agri-food systems in Africa? pp. 67-79 Downloads
Edward Mabaya and Jaron Porciello
Identifying possible misspecification in South African soybean oil futures contracts pp. 80-93 Downloads
Andre Van der Vyver, Ulonka Barnard and Jean-Pierre Nordier
Strategic perspectives on quitting or remaining in commercial agriculture in South Africa and why it matters pp. 94-108 Downloads
Kandas Cloete, Jan Greyling and Marion Delport

Volume 60, issue 4, 2021

The financial burden of African Horse Sickness: a case of the European Union trade ban on South Africa’s horse industry pp. 353-369 Downloads
Zimbini Mdlulwa, Mampe Masemola, Baratang A. Lubisi and Petronella Chaminuka
Does the use of multiple agricultural technologies affect household welfare? Evidence from Northern Ghana pp. 370-387 Downloads
Wencong Lu, Kwabena Nyarko Addai and John N. Ng’ombe
Selling at the farmgate? Role of liquidity constraints and implications for agricultural productivity pp. 388-407 Downloads
Josiah M. Ateka, Perez Ayieko Onono-Okelo and Martin Etyang
Does commitment to cooperatives affect the economic benefits of smallholder farmers? Evidence from rice cooperatives in the Western province of Zambia pp. 408-423 Downloads
Ebenezer Donkor and Jiri Hejkrlik
Smallholder farmers’ willingness to pay for access to agricultural market information in Tanzania pp. 424-444 Downloads
Mawazo Mwita Magesa and Noah Nasson Mkasanga
Factors influencing farmers’ dis-adoption and retention decisions for biofortified crops: the case of orange-fleshed sweetpotato in Mozambique pp. 445-459 Downloads
Wellington Jogo, Temesgen Bocher and Frederick Grant
Farm- and community-level factors underlying the profitability of fertiliser usage for Ethiopian smallholder farmers pp. 460-479 Downloads
B. T. Assefa, P. Reidsma, Jordan Chamberlin and M. K. van Ittersum
Analysis of the Kenyan economy: an input-output approach pp. 480-495 Downloads
Sofía Jiménez, Alfredo Mainar and Emanuele Ferrari

Volume 60, issue 3, 2021

Productive efficiency and farm size in East Africa pp. 209-226 Downloads
Jacques C. Julien, Boris E. Bravo-Ureta and Nicholas E. Rada
Changing income portfolios and household welfare in rural Uganda pp. 227-242 Downloads
Moses Kakungulu, Moses Isabirye, Kevin Teopista Akoyi, Kaat Van Hoyweghen, Liesbet Vranken and Miet Maertens
What factors influence smallholder farmers’ decision to select a milk marketing channel in Zambia? pp. 243-252 Downloads
Tulumbe Cheelo and Melissa van der Merwe
Welfare impacts of introducing water pollution tax in the Olifants river basin in South Africa: A revisited analysis using a top-down micro-accounting approach pp. 253-263 Downloads
Clement Kyei and Margaret Mabugu
Structure and entry barriers to access groundnut markets for intermediary traders in central and northern Malawi pp. 264-279 Downloads
Admire Katunga, Edilegnaw Wale Zegeye and Gerald Ortmann
Analysis of intra-region market integration and spatial price transmission in groundnut markets in Malawi pp. 280-296 Downloads
Moses Chitete, Wisdom Mgomezulu, Mercy Bwanaisa and Joseph Dzanja
The poverty impacts of improved soybean technologies in Malawi pp. 297-316 Downloads
Adane Hirpa Tufa, Arega D. Alene, Julius Manda, Shiferaw Feleke, Tesfamicheal Wossen, M. G. Akinwale, David Chikoye and Victor Manyong
Female farm holding in Botswana's agriculture industry pp. 317-334 Downloads
Odile Mackett
Adoption of ox-drawn minimum tillage ripping by smallholder farmers in Zambia pp. 335-351 Downloads
Isabel C. Sakala, Thomson H. Kalinda, Chewe Nkonde and William Burke

Volume 60, issue 2, 2021

Towards a viable farm size – determining a viable household income for emerging farmers in South Africa's Land Redistribution Programme: an income aspiration approach pp. 91-107 Downloads
Siphe Zantsi, Gabriele Mack and Nick Vink
Land redistribution in South Africa’s land reform policy: a better way to select beneficiaries pp. 108-127 Downloads
Siphe Zantsi and Jan C. Greyling
District-level agricultural total factor productivity for the Karoo, South Africa: 1952–2002 pp. 128-144 Downloads
Beatrice Conradie, Amelia Genis, Jan Greyling and Jenifer Piesse
Agronomic and socio-economic assessment of the introduction of a rice-based mixed cropping system to the Cuvelai seasonal wetland system in northern Namibia pp. 145-156 Downloads
Yoshihiro Hirooka, Tadayoshi Masuda, Yoshinori Watanabe, Yasuhiro Izumi, Hiroyuki Inai, Simon Awala and Morio Iijima
Cointegration and spatial price transmission among rice markets in Tanzania: implications for price stabilisation policies pp. 157-175 Downloads
Yohana James Mgale, Yan Yunxian and Provident Dimoso
Foreign direct investment into agriculture: does it crowd-out domestic investment? pp. 176-191 Downloads
Justice Djokoto
Welfare effects of small-scale farmers' participation in apple and mango value chains in Ethiopia pp. 192-208 Downloads
Mengistie Mossie, Alemseged Gerezgiher, Zemen Ayalew and Zerihun Nigussie

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, Yonas 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
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