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Cover for Farm demand for innovation in disease control.

This chapter analyses the farmer's decision to adopt an improved input for disease control with a decision tree model similar to the one used in the previous chapter. In particular, the chapter examines the case where a novel genetic trait offering broad resistance against oomycetes is developed...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Consumer behaviour in the organic and Fair Trade food market in Europe.

This chapter summarizes the results of European research on consumer preferences, buying motives, willingness to pay as well as barriers for buying organic and Fair Trade food products. It also demonstrates the implications for standard setting, certification, labelling and communication.

Author(s)
Zander, K.; Schleenbecker, R.; Hamm, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple certifications and consumer purchase decisions: a case study of willingness to pay for coffee in Germany.

The study in this chapter fills the gap in consumers' choice and willingness to pay for multiple certified coffee by focusing on three specific labels: 'Organic', 'Fair Trade' and 'Wild Grown'; and on the two large Arabica coffee production countries: Brazil and Ethiopia. In addition to identifying ...

Author(s)
Basu, A. K.; Grote, U.; Hicks, R.; Stellmacher, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender-equality chocolate: a missing market?

The study presented in this chapter determined the premium that consumers may be willing to pay for a Fair Trade chocolate label addressing supply chain gender equality. Seventy-one students on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York, were surveyed, and the stated preference method was...

Author(s)
Goldvale, C.; Viennet, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics.

This chapter discusses the relevance of economics to the study of animal welfare. It considers the relationship between ethics and economics, and emphasizes that economics is about the attainment of human well-being. It considers both conventional and alternative economic thinking, the relevance of ...

Author(s)
Bennett, R.; Thompson, P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative systems for meat chickens and turkeys: production, health and welfare.

Legislative and assurance scheme requirements for standard and alternative indoor and outdoor broiler and turkey production systems are described. Generally, health and welfare are protected to various extents by a series of input requirements, largely related to stocking density, light,...

Author(s)
Jones, T. A.; Berk, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Marketing of indigenous fruits in Southern Africa.

During the 1999-2000 indigenous fruit ripening season, a detailed marketing research study was conducted in Zimbabwe to generate baseline information on the prevailing marketing system for Uapaca kirkiana and Strychnos cocculoides, including consumer preferences and willingness to pay for the...

Author(s)
Ramadhani, T.; Schmidt, E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer demand for quality in ecotourism.

This chapter analyses the current consumer demand that exists for ecotourism, sustainable tourism and/or responsible tourism. It reviews evidence from surveys and polls showing that tourists are interested in purchasing ecotourism products. By analysing consumer profiles, developed through market...

Author(s)
Chafe, Z.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932374)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Access to, and willingness to pay for, agricultural extension in Western Kenya.

This chapter examines client assessment of quality, cost and accessibility, as well as willingness to pay for agricultural extension services in rural western Kenya. Data from a 2004 questionnaire survey of 110 farmers are used in the analysis. The willingness-to-pay estimates for extension...

Author(s)
Nambiro, E.; Omiti, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932695)
Type
Book chapter

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