26th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference, July 2006, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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The paper examines the performance of the agricultural sector over the 10 year period 1995-2004. Indicators suggest that investments in Agricultural Research and Developm [...]
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The paper examined whether increasing agricultural output would lead to an expansion of employment in rural areas in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The paper [...]
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The concept of food insecurity at the household and individual levels has been an area of extensive research in the late 1980s by individual researchers and public agenci [...]
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Soil erosion and environmental degradation are serious problems facing food security in Haiti. In 1999, the annual soil loss due to erosion was estimated at 36 million m3 [...]
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This paper uses a logistic regression model to examine consumer willingness to buy organic and/or GM food products in the context of food attributes that are considered i [...]
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A number of studies have detected high levels of pesticide residues in surface water and aquatic life in Jamaica and acute pesticide poisoning is believed to be widesprea [...]
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Several Caribbean sugar producing countries are actively looking for viable alternatives to recover some of the expected lost revenues due to the WTO (World Trade Organiz [...]
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Innovative Techniques in Teaching Agri-marketing and Management. The website, HawaiianAgriculturalProducts.com, was developed and run to help students learn how to market [...]
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Alcohol consumption is considered an important social activity but a major health risk in Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC). Alcohol consumption net benefits a [...]
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In 1998, the need for improvements in the food safety system of countries of the Caribbean was recognized in a meeting of CARICOM Ministers of Agriculture in Jamaica. A p [...]
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