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Zonal travel cost approaches to assess recreational wild mushroom picking value: Trade-offs between online and onsite data collection strategies
(Forest Policy and Economics, 2019-03-04)
Mushroom picking is a growing recreational activity in Europe. Since the institutional environment moves towards regulating mycological resources, estimating the value of this ecosystem service becomes a key tool ...
Effectiveness of a carbon tax to promote a climate-friendly food consumption
(Food Policy, 2018-08-18)
Livelihood strategies of cacao producers in Ecuador: Effects of national policies to support cacao farmers and specialty cacao landraces
(Journal of Rural Studies, 2018-08-09)
This study identifies the livelihood strategies pursued by small cacao farmers in the Guayas coastal region inEcuador, where two distinct cacao varieties are grown: thefineflavor variety, Cacao Nacional (CN), and a ...
Efficiency of Egyptian organic agriculture: A local maximum likelihood approach
Productive efficiency analysis is a relevant tool that can be used to evaluate differences in the performance between conventional and organic farms. Such study is important for the assessment of the economic viability of ...
Moving ahead from food-related behaviours: an alternative approach to understand household food waste generation
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017-10-27)
Food waste prevention is a hot topic on the policy agenda. According to available data, urgent measures need to be undertaken to significantly reduce the current generation of food waste. However, it is important to ...
Corporate Sustainable Development. Revisiting the Relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility Dimensions
(Sustainable Development, 2017-10-30)
With rising stakeholder concerns over sustainable development, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become key for the business community, moving the business model beyond financial performance to a new voluntary ...
Promoting biodiversity values of small forest patches in agricultural landscapes: Ecological drivers and social demand
(Science of The Total Environment, 2017-11-23)
Small forest patches embedded in agricultural (and peri-urban) landscapes in Western Europe play a key role for biodiversity conservation with a recognized capacity of delivering a wide suite of ecosystem services. Measures ...
Price transmission dynamics for quality‐certified food products: A comparison between conventional and organic fluid milk in Italy
Despite the vast number of works investigating price transmission (PT) processes in diverse agrifood markets, very little has been said about quality‐differentiated products. In this paper, we compare the conventional and ...
Can innovations in traditional pork products help thriving EU untapped pig breeds? A non-hypothetical discrete choice experiment with hedonic evaluation
(Meat Science, 2019-04-11)
The EU is supporting measures that stimulate enhanced value-added products in order to conserve local and threatened livestock breeds. Several Traditional Pork Products (TPP) and Innovative Traditional Pork Products (ITPP) ...
Is Technical Efficiency Affected by Farmers’ Preference for Mitigation and Adaptation Actions against Climate Change? A Case Study in Northwest Mexico
Climate change has adverse effects on agriculture, decreasing crop quality and productivity. This makes it necessary to implement adaptation and mitigation strategies that contribute to the maintenance of technical ...