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Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions : the impacts on a developed country highly dependent on agriculture
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-08)
This paper focuses on the impact of mitigating greenhouse gases (GHG) on agricultural trade. In particular, the paper assesses the impact on New Zealand (NZ), which is highly reliant on agricultural trade, with a high ...
Air freight transport of fresh fruit and vegetables
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2007-10)
The increasing international trade in fresh fruit and vegetables has started to raise concerns about the distance that food travels and the emissions associated with its transport. The term food miles has been coined to ...
Covenants as a policy mechanism for providing conservation of natural features : survey of QEII covenantees in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 1995-10)
Conservation covenants have received scant attention internationally as a tool for providing conservation. This paper examines their use in New Zealand where they have been almost the sole policy measure in protecting land ...
Subsidies without farming : the reform of the CAP : current and future pressures
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 1994-11)
The GATT agreement has been a major factor behind the current reforms of the CAP essentially providing an external constraint on policy developments. This has enabled a radical switch from unlimited support based upon ...
Agri-environmental policy and market developments in the European Union and their potential impact on New Zealand trade
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 1998-08)
The developments in the European Union and its environmental policy have important implications for New Zealand. While the importance of the European Union as a market for New Zealand produce has diminished, it is still ...
The costs of Psa-V to the New Zealand kiwifruit industry and the wider community
(Lincoln University. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 2012-05)
This report describes research commissioned by Kiwifruit Vine Health Inc. into the costs imposed by Psa-V, a bacterial disease of kiwifruit, on the New Zealand kiwifruit industry since the disease was first identified in ...
Research rationale for the economic objective, ARGOS
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-02)
The primary interest of an economist is the allocation of scarce resources to satisfy infinite“wants”, and several theories on how this can be done has been developed. The mostprominent and well known of these theories are ...
Assessing the effects of the adoption of a low carbon diet in the EU & US on trade and the environment
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2011-11)
The livestock sector generates 18% of total GHG emissions. There is a demand for reduction in meat and dairy consumption- a low carbon diet.
Exploratory research into the resilience of farming systems during periods of hardship
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011-08)
This paper investigates the management strategies and responses used by New Zealand sheep and beef farmers to ensure resilience during periods of hardship. Using two farm level surveys conducted in 1986 and 2010, some ...
Preliminary economic evaluation of biopharming in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-03)
From the academic literature, this report derives an economic model or framework for considering biopharming. This model is based on a cost-benefit approach to valuing changes in products and production methods. The model ...