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A sustainable sheep meat industry through the ultimate integrated value chain
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2010)
This report was motivated by the continued unrest and perceived dysfunctional nature of the New Zealand sheep meat industry relative to its ongoing viability and sustainability. Processing overcapacity, amalgamation, ...
Education employment linkages: objective two key informant interviews in regional communities
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2010-07-01)
This report documents findings from the Key Informant stage of Objective 2 (Regional Communities) of the Education Employment Linkages research project. In the last quarter of 2009, interviews were conducted with service ...
The impacts of trade liberalisation on the world rice market
(Lincoln University, 2002)
Rice is the most important basic staple food for about one-half of the world's population and provides over 20 percent of the global calorie intake (FA0,2000). As a result of increases in population and economic growth, ...
Credit constraints and impact on rural farm household welfare: the case of Vietnam’s North Central Coast region
(Lincoln University, 2014)
This study aims to identify the factors affecting formal credit constraint status of rural farm households in Vietnam and their impact on the household welfare. Despite the effort of the subsidised financial institutions ...
The wheel of water: The contribution of the agricultural sector in Selwyn and Waimakariri districts to the economy of Christchurch
(Lincoln University, 2015-07)
The impacts of expenditure flows from rural districts on the economy of Christchurch have been calculated as part of a broader research project, “The Wheel of Water”, led by Aqualinc Research Ltd. and funded by the Ministry ...
Harnessing Brand NZ in China: a "clean and green" story
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2012)
With the world rapidly growing in population, and New Zealand's land resources remaining finite, it is crucial to ensure that our agricultural produce has a comparative advantage in our export markets. The purpose of ...
Smallholders in Canterbury : characteristics, motivations, land use and intentions to move
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-09)
The AERU published its first report on smallholdings in Canterbury in 1993. The present report extends that research by using a random sample survey and thereby updates our understanding of this very important phenomenon. ...
The economic value of potential irrigation in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. AERU, 2012-09)
The purpose of this report is to provide CDC with the ability to estimate the total benefits for Canterbury and New Zealand from irrigation scenarios under the implementation of the Canterbury Water Strategy. This report ...
A comparison of the economics of dairy farming between the regions: Southland, Canterbury, West Coast
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002-11)
The objective of this project is to provide a comparison of financial performance for owner operated dairy farms in Canterbury, Southland, and the West Coast.
The effectiveness of the Commodity Levies Act for long-term research
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2003)
Concern has been expressed within primary industries that the Commodity Levies Act 1990 does not cater for long term research due to the restrictions on 'commercial activities' in particular, and the six year term of the ...