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Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
Over the last several decades, changes to production technologies have significantly increased output from the primary sector. The contribution of improved genetics has been variously estimated, and the impacts of genetic ...
The specification of property rights and compensation payments for conservation : an application of Bromley’s model of property rights
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 1997-11)
Bromley developed a model of property rights which used agricultural land to illustrate how those with existing property rights had the advantage over those with emerging and competing demands, Bromley (1991) and Bromley ...
Enhancing value for New Zealand farmers by improving the value chain
(Lincoln University. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 2011-11)
This report explores the opportunities for New Zealand farmers to increase their returns through higher value added for their products. The paper explores the international context in which New Zealand trades its agricultural ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-11)
Modelling the effects of climate change policy on the NZ livestock sector
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
The link between trade and the environment has aroused considerable interest both in terms of the impact of trade liberalisation on the environment, and also the impact of environmental policy on production and trade. Of ...
Indirect tourism transport : a proposed carbon footprint assessment
(Lincoln University., 2008-12)
As the tourism industry’s greenhouse gas emission impacts on the global environment is increasing, carbon accounting is fast becoming a vital tool for establishing the magnitude of impacts and identifying the players ...
Unit day values: an application to Auckland regional parks
Unit Day Values (UDV) have been widely used in North America to estimate the recreational and related benefits from parks and similar non-market resources. In essence they rely upon expert assessments based on previous ...
Auckland regional parks network: assessment of benefits & expenditure recovery options
The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) maintains and administers a network of countryside and conservation parks, as well as the Botanic Gardens and stadia at Mount Smart. The annual budget of the Auckland Regional Parks ...
Food miles, carbon footprinting and their potential impact on trade
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2009-02)
To obtain market access for NZ food exports to high value developed country markets exporters are having to comply and consider environmental factors such as carbon footprinting. This growth in demand for environmental ...
Analyzing drivers of world food prices: weather, growth, and biofuels
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2009)
The recent rise of food cost in world markets has accelerated the research examining the underlying factors for this rise. The present research investigated the separate and combined impacts of three factors thought to ...