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Resilience of farming systems during periods of hardship
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2011-05)
The ability of farm businesses to be sustainable has become increasingly difficult with pressures rising from the need to expand or change landuse in order to remain viable; social values, beliefs and trends; and environmental ...
Consumer attitudes towards and willingness to pay for NZ food attributes in the UK, China and India and the impact on NZ producer returns
This study examined consumer attitudes towards food attributes and origins, alongside consumer’s willingness to pay (WTP) for food certified for these attributes in China, India and the UK. The study used surveys including ...
Rewarding responsible innovation when consumers are distant from producers: Evidence from New Zealand
(Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2018)
The concept of ‘responsible innovation’ is the subject of an expanding literature. As Vincent Blok and colleagues have recently analysed, practical issues undermine the adoption of responsible innovation in industry. These ...
Governance of market-oriented fresh food value chains: Export chains from New Zealand
(Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2017-11-10)
The competition in international food markets is increasingly moving towards products with higher levels of added value and higher degrees of differentiation, requiring companies to become more market-oriented. Market ...
Are organic standards sufficient to ensure sustainable agriculture? Lessons from New Zealand's ARGOS and Sustainability Dashboard projects
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015-07-14)
Our review concludes that organic standards need to account for a broader set of criteria in order to retain claims to ‘sustainability’. Measurements of the ecological, economic and social outcomes from over 96 kiwifruit, ...
Integrating value chains to reward sustainable land use practices
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, 2017-02)
An unusual feature of the New Zealand economy compared to other developed countries is that it has a relatively low ratio of exports to gross domestic product, but the percentage of merchandise exports devoted to agri-food ...