How to move mountains of food
- World Wheat, Rice, and Corn Production, 1998. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p143
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- Eritrea. // Africa Report;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p7
Reports on the implications of the failure of the agricultural harvests of Eritrea. Seventy percent failure of the agricultural harvest; Sorghum as the main crop; Dry spells, infestations, excessive rainfall, and hailstorms as reasons for the failure; Possibility of starvation in the worst hit...
- Testing hypotheses of functional structure: Some rules for determining flexibility of restricted... Driscoll, Paul; McGuirk, Anya // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Feb92, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p100
Proposes rules in determining the functional flexibility of production models in agriculture. Conditions necessary to maintain flexibility; Comparison of various flexible functional forms.
- Productivity growth in U.S. agriculture: A postwar perspective. Jorgenson, Dale W.; Gollop, Frank M. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug92, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p745
Compares the postwar productivity performance of agriculture with sectors in the private non-farm economy of the United States. Total factor productivity model of sectoral production; Patterns of productivity growth; Input quality.
- Agricultural productivity and sources of growth in South Asia. Rosegrant, Mark W.; Evenson, Robert E. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug92, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p757
Assesses total factor productivity (TFP) growth in agriculture in India. Sources of productivity growth; Rates of return to public investments in research and extension.
- International productivity patterns: Accounting for input quality, infrastructure, and research. Craig, Barbara J.; Pardey, Philip G.; Roseboom, Johannes // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Nov97, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p1064
Focuses on the agricultural productivity of ninety-eight developing and developed countries. What is land measure; Identification of the countries with the highest and lowest output per hectare; Conclusion reached.
- From total factor to total resource productivity: An application to agriculture. Gollop, Frank M.; Swinand, Gregory P. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug98, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p577
Presents a model for total resource productivity, which is applied to the United State farm sector. Information on the production sector; Formulation for productivity growth; Details on total factor productivity.
- AGRICULTURE, CLIMATE, AND TECHNOLOGY: WHY ARE THE TROPICS FALLING BEHIND. Gallup, John Luke; Sachs, Jeffrey D. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug2000, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p731
Investigates the causes of lower agricultural productivity in the tropics. Image of the humid tropics; Quantification of the tropical disadvantage; Geographical destiny or technology conditioned by geography.
- The OECD contribution to global food security. // OECD Observer;Dec96/Jan97, Issue 203, p8
Focuses on the contributing efforts by the member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to the solution of global food security. Collaboration with the international organizations; Assessment on the impact of agricultural and fisheries policies in OECD...
- Agricultural productivity growth in China: farm level versus aggregate measurement. CARTER, Colin A.; CHEN, Jing; CHU, Baojin // China Economic Review (1043951X);Mar2003, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p53
We measure agricultural productivity growth in China using alternative data sets: farm level data for Jiangsu province, national data, and provincial aggregate data for Jiangsu. For all three data sets, productivity growth was estimated to be strong during the immediate post-reform 1978�1987...