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How do Zambian smallholder farmers allocate their budget? Evidence of dynamic decision-making based on a Cournot field experiment
(Gerber et.al., 2017)
Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa repeatedly face situations of complex and dynamic decision trade-offs, which include allocating money across short-term and long-term production activities. Short-term activities ...
Cournot markets in the field: Dynamic decision- making in non-standard markets
(Lara-Arango et. al., 2017)
The Cournot economic model is very useful for representing atomized markets in laboratory experiments. Ideally, such experiments are designed following a set of conditions in order to use the model properly. However, ...
Development of organic farming in Europe at the crossroads: Looking for the way forward through system archetype lenses
Over the last several decades, policymakers and stakeholders in the European Union (EU) have put considerable effort into increasing the adoption of organic farming, with the overall objective of its sustainable development. ...
Transforming food systems at local levels: using participatory system dynamics in an interactive manner to refine small-scale farmers’ mental models
Food systems will need to undergo considerable transformation. To be better prepared for and resilient to uncertainty and disturbances in the future, resource users and managers need to further develop knowledge about the ...
A food systems perspective for food and nutrition security beyond the post-2015 development agenda
This paper proposes a framework for dealing with the complexity of food systems for guiding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Sustainable Development Goal number 2 ‘End hunger, achieve food security and improved ...