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Large farm debt in Ukraine

David Sedik [ 2003 ]
The present study analyzes the nature of Ukrainian farm debt by investigating whether the debt servicing problem of Ukrainian farms [...]
Three institutional pillars form the foundations of sustainable financial markets: The existence of a pool of profitable and diverse rural [...]
Despite falling per capita incomes in these countries, globalization has probably not led to a deterioration of food security in [...]

Rice science: Innovations and impact for livelihood

TW Mew, D. Brar, S. Peng, D. Dawe, B. Hardy  [ 2003 ]
This publication is the proceedings of the 24th International Rice Research Conference, the scientific program of the first International Rice [...]

Expenditure on different categories of meat in Greece: The influence of changing tastes

K. Balcombe, J. Morrison, A. Bailey, G. Rapsomanikis, S. Klonaris  [ 2003 ]
This paper employs a latent variable approach to isolate the effects of changing tastes on the share of total meat [...]

Does the application of manure or straw improve yield trends and profitability in intensive rice systems?

D Dawe, A Dobermann, JK Ladha, RL Yadav, B Lin, RK Gupta, P Lal, G Panaullah, O Sariam, Y Singh, A Swarup, QX Zhen [ 2003 ]
Opinions differ as to the importance of organic amendments (OA) for sustaining crop productivity in the intensive, irrigated rice systems [...]
A significant body of evidence now exists that examines the motivations behind public opposition to the siting of waste or [...]

Explaining success in reducing under-nourishment numbers in Ghana

Emmanuel Aggrey-Fynn, Godsway Banini, Andre Croppenstedt, Yvonne Owusu-Agyapong, George Oduru [ 2003 ]
In particular public sector and private formal sector employees and export farmers benefited from the complete turnaround in the macroeconomic [...]
Using a nationally representative dataset, and information on why farmers did not purchase fertilizer, the authors estimate a double-hurdle fertilizer [...]
This paper presents what I see as the top five policy challenges for global food security. The five are not [...]