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2012 - 2020

Current editor(s): A. Jooste, National Agricultural Marketing Council

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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 Tadesse 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

Volume 57, issue 3-4, 2018

Food policy and nutrition economics in the SDG era pp. 167-180 Downloads
Sheryl L. Hendriks
Rising absolutely, declining relatively: agriculture, climate change, and job creation in Africa pp. 181-197 Downloads
Karen Brooks
Roads and farming: the effect of infrastructure improvement on agricultural intensification in South-Western Kenya pp. 198-220 Downloads
Philemon Kiprono and Tomoya Matsumoto
Estimating trade elasticities for South Africa’s agricultural commodities for use in policy modelling pp. 221-232 Downloads
S.M. Ntombela, Mmatlou Kalaba and H. Bohlmann
The impact of poverty, risk aversion and time preference on maize marketing channel choice decisions: the case of Zvimba and Makonde districts of Zimbabwe pp. 233-250 Downloads
Michael Kamoyo and Albert Makochekanwa
Spatial market integration in the era of high food prices. A case of surplus and deficit maize markets in Kenya pp. 251-265 Downloads
Raphael Gitau and Ferdi Meyer
Assessing the viable agricultural land use options after clearing invasive alien plants in the Mokolo Catchment, Limpopo Province, South Africa pp. 266-283 Downloads
T. Morokong, J. N. Blignaut, N. P. Nkambule, T. Vundla and S. Mudavanhu
Explaining smallholder aspirations to expand irrigation crop production in Makhathini and Ndumo-B, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa pp. 284-299 Downloads
Unity Chipfupa and Edilegnaw Wale

Volume 57, issue 2, 2018

Tomlinson Commemorative Lecture (2017): Relevance versus indispensability in making the long term urgent pp. 93-100 Downloads
J. M. Laubscher
The influence of animal traits on feedlot profitability of Santa Gertrudis cattle in South Africa pp. 101-107 Downloads
W. A. Lombard, F. A. Maré and H. Jordaan
The profit-maximising feeding period for different breeds of beef cattle pp. 108-120 Downloads
P. L. Oosthuizen and F. A. Maré
Do Dairy Market Hubs improve smallholder farmers’ income? The case of dairy farmers in the Tanga and Morogoro regions of Tanzania pp. 121-136 Downloads
Irene Bayiyana, Aloyce Hepelwa, Elizaphan J. O. Rao and Kenneth Mdadila
Adoption and impact of fertiliser trees on heterogeneous farmer classified soil types in the Chongwe district of Zambia pp. 137-151 Downloads
Elias Kuntashula, Robert Nhlane and Fulayi Chisola
Impact of access to credit on farm income: policy implications for rural agricultural development in Lesotho pp. 152-166 Downloads
Abiodun A. Ogundeji, Emmanuel Donkor, Charmaine Motsoari and Stephen Onakuse

Volume 57, issue 1, 2018

Location factors and spatial dependence in household perceptions and adaptations to climate change: A case in the upper Blue Nile Basin pp. 1-27 Downloads
Stefano Mainardi
Simon Brand Memorial Address pp. 28-39 Downloads
Awudu Abdulai
Drivers of farmers’ cattle insurance decisions: evidence from smallholders in northern Ethiopia pp. 40-48 Downloads
Kinfe G Bishu, Edward Lahiff, Seamus O’Reilly and Mulugeta Gebregziabher
Assessing participation in homestead food garden programmes, land ownership and their impact on productivity and net returns of smallholder maize producers in South Africa pp. 49-63 Downloads
Yonas Bahta, Enoch Owusu-Sekyere and B.E. Tlalang
Market participation and marketing channel preferences by small scale sorghum farmers in semi-arid Zimbabwe pp. 64-77 Downloads
Joseph P. Musara, Lovemore Musemwa, Munyaradzi Mutenje, Abbyssinia Mushunje and Charles Pfukwa
Collective action and rural poverty reduction: Empirical evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa pp. 78-90 Downloads
Sikhulumile Sinyolo and Maxwell Mudhara
Erratum pp. 91-91 Downloads
The Editors
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