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Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University (ALKU) was established in 2015 as a State university in Alanya. ALKU aims to provide qualified higher education in an international learning environment. With its eight faculties (Business, Engineering, Medicine, Education, Tourism, Sport Sciences, Health Sciences, Dentistry), three graduate schools (Sciences, Social Sciences, Health Sciences) and five vocational schools, the university offers variety of associate degree, undergraduate and graduate programs. With approximately 8,000 students, the universit [...]

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Agricultural crop production in Nigeria is mostly rain fed. Therefore any change in climatic factors such as changes in rainfall could alter crop yield. On the other hand prices of agricultural commodities give signals to producers over the type and quantity of commodity to produce. This study investigated the relationship between sorghum yield, rainfall, and producer price in Nigeria for a pe ...

SUBJECT: vecm; producer price; rainfall; sorghum; nigeria

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A spatial price equilibrium model of the international cotton sector was used to analyze the impacts of the Port of Salvador improvements on the Brazilian cotton industry and world cotton trade. The port of Salvador is undergoing relevant improvements in its facilities and physical structure. As a result of these improvements, the port of Salvador is expected to become more competitive and att ...

SUBJECT: brazil; spatial equilibrium model; cotton; international trade; transportation

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SUBJECT: switchgrass; miscanthus; bioenergy; technology adoption; cellulosic ethanol

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Using cross-sectional data, this study analysed the critical and significant socioeconomic factors with high likelihood to determine smallholder farmers’ decision and willingness to adopt jatropha into cropping systems in Malawi. Employing desk study and multi-stage random sampling technique a sample of 592 households was drawn from across the country for analysis. A probit model was used for ...

SUBJECT: malawi; smallholder farmer; adoption; jatropha

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Since the early 1990s, the European Union has financed a lot of specific measures aimed at promoting agroforestry on farms. In fact, the reform of Common Agricultural Policy proposed by the European Commissioner Ray MacSharry has put in place several actions with the predominant aim of changing the European agricultural model based on an environmental protection instead of a growth of agrarian ...

SUBJECT: rural development plans.; fadn; multiple regression model; common agricultural policy; rural areas

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In this study, we evaluate the spillover effects of the recent U.S. Federal Reserve’s purchase of long-term assets (quantitative easing) on prices of Canadian commodities. The first large-scale asset purchases happened after the Great Recession, at the end of 2008, and the second purchases were in November of 2010. Since the U.S. is a large country, those policies have international spillover ...

SUBJECT: spillover effects; historical decomposition graphs; quantitative easing; canadian agricultural commodity prices

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Namibia introduced the “Small Stock Marketing Scheme” (SSMS) in 2004 which replaced 15% export duty on live sheep exports to South Africa with progressively demanding quantitative restrictions. This policy increased price volatility in the Namibian sheep market. We used relevant monthly price data and employed EGARCH modeling to determine if price volatility spilled-over from the sheep market ...

SUBJECT: persistence; lamb trade; egarch.; volatility spill-over; small stock marketing scheme

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rainfed crops in the Sahelian and Sudano-Sahelian areas of Burkina Faso. A survey of 629 farmers revealed a diversity of farming practices within and between two agro-climatic zones. Over 65% of farmers believe that supplemental irrigation is a good way to mitigate the adverse effects of dry spells on crop yields. Determining factors of farmers’ willingness to adopt supplemental irrigation wer ...

SUBJECT: rainfed crop; innovation; dry spell; farmers; willingness to adopt.

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The dawn of the global economy which ushered in trade liberalization has been greeted with mixed feelings among developing countries. This is because liberalization rarely brings about a zero-sum welfare gain among asymmetric participating countries. However, one critical aspect of globalization that can benefit developing countries is the encouragement of foreign sourcing. Outsourcing and for ...

SUBJECT: grossman and helpman; globalization; efficiency and rice

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The aim of this paper is to determine the impact of Southern Africa Common External Tariff (CET) on the economy of Lesotho using a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model. Lesotho Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) was the core database and a base scenario for the application of a CGE model. The result indicate that CET for non-SACU (Southern African Custom Union) members were likely to cause s ...

SUBJECT: social accounting matrix; computable general; southern africa custom union and agriculture; common external tariff; equilibrium

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