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Volume 62, issue 3-4, 2023

Modelling the exiting of South African producers from commercial agricultural production – an agent-based model pp. 197-214 Downloads
Kandas Cloete, Anke Möhring and Siphe Zantsi
Proposing a farm assessment toolkit: evaluating a South African land reform case study pp. 215-227 Downloads
Aart-Jan Verschoor, Colleta Gandidzanwa, Terence Newby, Anneliza Collett and Sonja Venter
Is persistent “loadshedding” pulling the plug on agriculture in the Western Cape, South Africa? pp. 228-240 Downloads
Kandas Cloete, Louw Pienaar and Melissa Van der Merwe
Examining the determinants of agricultural innovation activities: a case study of emerging sugarcane farmers in South Africa pp. 241-257 Downloads
Lloyd J. S. Baiyegunhi
The single-serve wine option in South African restaurants: product involvement, risk perception and information-related behavioural effects pp. 258-278 Downloads
Johan Bruwer, Martin Kidd and Nick Vink
The Covid pandemic, cultivation and livelihoods in South Africa’s Eastern Cape pp. 279-291 Downloads
Klara Fischer, Nomahlubi Mnukwa and Amanda Bengtsson
Estimating oligopsonistic market power in Uganda’s rice industry pp. 292-308 Downloads
Edgar E. Twine, Stella E. Adur-Okello and Gaudiose Mujawamariya
Agricultural productivity, land use intensification and rural household welfare: evidence from Ethiopia pp. 309-327 Downloads
Abebayehu Girma Geffersa
Data note: Spatializing South African agricultural censuses, 1918–2017 pp. 328-336 Downloads
Senait D. Senay, Jan C. Greyling, Philip G. Pardey and Helene Verhoef

Volume 62, issue 2, 2023

Agricultural economics: a discipline in crisis? pp. 117-132 Downloads
Melissa van der Merwe
Economic and environmental comparison of conventional and conservation agriculture in South African wheat production pp. 133-151 Downloads
Willy Mulimbi, Lawton Lanier Nalley, Johann Strauss and Kristiina Ala-Kokko
Drivers of rural households’ food insecurity in Ethiopia: a comprehensive approach of calorie intake and food consumption score pp. 152-163 Downloads
Million Sileshi, Stefan Sieber, Teshome Lejissa and Daniel W. Ndyetabula
Assessing the crop productivity and household welfare effects of adopting certified seeds of improved cassava varieties in Uganda pp. 164-177 Downloads
Beine P. Ahimbisibwe, John F. Morton, Shiferaw Feleke, Arega D. Alene, Tahirou Abdoulaye, Kate Wellard, Eric Mungatana, Anton Bua, Solomon Asfaw and Victor Manyong
Can farmers’ climate change adaptation strategies ensure their food security? Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 178-193 Downloads
Girma Gezimu Gebre, Yuichiro Amekawa and Aneteneh Ashebir
Economics of Agricultural Development: World Food Systems and Resource Use pp. 194-196 Downloads
Felician Andrew Kitole

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 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
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