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Food security, diversification, and resource management : refocusing the role of agriculture? : proceedings of the Twenty-third International Conference of Agricultural Economists, held at Sacramento, California, 10-16 August, 1997

Author: G H Peters; Joachim Von Braun; International Association of Agricultural Economists.
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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International Conference of Agricultural Economists (23rd : 1997 : Sacramento, Calif.).
Food security, diversification, and resource management.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, 1999
(OCoLC)762710485
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G H Peters; Joachim Von Braun; International Association of Agricultural Economists.
ISBN: 1840140445 9781840140446
OCLC Number: 40347503
Notes: "International Association of Agricultural Economists, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford."
Description: xxxvi, 711 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The 23rd Conference and the Association / George H. Peters, Joachim von Braun --
Presidential Address: Technology, policy and trade: the keys to food security and environmental protection / Robert L. Thompson --
Elmhirst Memorial Lecture: The dynamics of agriculture / Yair Mundlak --
Security and Demand Challenges: Global Level and National Policy Issues, Household Consumption Improvement --
Food security: a global perspective / Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Rajul Pandya-Lorch --
National food security: a policy perspective for India / C.H. Hanumantha Rao, R. Radhakrishna --
Food security and the household / Ben Senauer, Terry Roe --
Agricultural Diversification and New Technology --
Diversification and international trade / Alex F. McCalla, Alberto Valdes --
Rural economy and farm income diversification in developing countries / Christopher L. Delgado, Ammar Siamwalla --
Agricultural biotechnology: economic and international implications / David Zilberman, Cherisa Yarkin, Amir Heiman --
Resource Management in Agriculture: Water and Land, Biodiversity, Agriculture and Climate --
Water and land resources and global food supply / Mark W. Rosegrant, Claudia Ringler, Roberta V. Gerpacio --
Impacts of global warming on agriculture / Darwin C. Hall --
The management of genetic resources for agriculture: ecology and information, externalities and policies / Timothy Swanson --
Economics of Policy and Institutional Change --
Institutional and organizational forces shaping the agricultural transformation process: experiences, causes and implications / P. Michael Schmitz, Cornelia Noeth --
Policy and institutional change for agriculture in China: production, consumption and trade implications / Ke Bingsheng --
Regionalism in world food markets: implications for trade and welfare / Thomas W. Hertel, William A. Masters, Mark J. Gehlhar --
Households, Diets and Credit --
Determinants of time spent in non-farm employment by farmers in Northern Ghana / Awudu Abdulai, Christopher L. Delgado --
Intra-household resource allocation in Ghana: the impact of the distribution of asset ownership within the household / Cheryl R. Doss --
Determinants of diversification of urban Sahel diets into maize: a contingent valuation study of processed maize demand in Mali / D. Boughton, T. Reardon, J. Wooldridge --
Will European diets be similar? A cointegration approach / A. Gracia, J.M. Gil, A.M. Angulo --
The effects of food aid on maize prices in Mozambique / Cynthia Donovan, Robert Myers, David Tschirley, Michael Weber --
Choices by poor households when the interest rate for deposits differs from the interest rate for loans / Mark Schreiner, Douglas H. Graham, Mario Miranda --
Factors affecting rural medium-term loan repayment: evidence from a South African development finance institution / Manfred E. Kuhn, Mark A. G. Darroch --
Methodology --
The mixed-complementarity approach to specifying agricultural supply in computable general equilibrium models / Hans Lofgren, Sherman Robinson --
Explaining stocks and export subsidies in agriculture / Jesus Anton --
Sunk costs and resource mobility: Implications for economic and policy analysis / Bradford L. Barham, Jean-Paul Chavas --
External adjustment, production subsidies and agricultural growth in Brazil / Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreira Filho --
Transition --
Agricultural decollectivization in Central and Eastern Europe / Erik Mathijs, Johan F.M. Swinnen --
Spatial food market integration in Russia / Jens-Peter Loy, Peter Wehrheim --
The place of agriculture in the development of Poland and Hungary: lessons from a computable general equilibrium model with risk considerations / Jean-Marc Boussard, Ane Kathrine Christensen --
Trade and Trade Effects --
The trade restrictiveness index and its potential contribution to agricultural policy analysis / Luca Salvatici, Colin A. Carter, Daniel A. Sumner --
A first step in understanding technical barriers to agricultural trade / Suzanne Thornsbury, Donna Roberts, Kate DeRemer, David Orden --
Does China discriminate among origins in the pricing of its wheat imports? / Kevin Chen, Jianguo Hui, Peter Chen --
Income effects of alternative policy trade adjustments on Philippine rural households: a general equilibrium analysis / Romeo M. Bautista, Marcelle Thomas --
Post-GATT agricultural trade liberalization and growth in developing countries: the case of the Philippines / Alexander H. Sarris --
Evaluation of the impact of trade liberalization on food crop production and farm income in lowland Java, Indonesia / F. Gerard, Erwidodo, I. Marty.
Responsibility: edited by G.H. Peters and Joachim von Braun.

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