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An Economic Investigation of the Economic Impacts of Coastal Plain Aquifer Depletion and Actions That May Be Needed to Maintain Longterm Availability and Productivity
(Virginia Department Of Environmental Quality, 2014)
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is concerned about declining aquifer levels in the Coastal Plain and the possibility that current and likely future withdrawals from the aquifers cannot be sustained. ...
Drought and Rainfall Variability: Costs and Resiliency Pathways for Rural African Households
This Research Note presents monetary estimates of the costs that drought, and rainfall variability more generally, impose on rural households in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The Note characterizes rainfall environments faced ...
Evaluating the Trade Impacts of Bovine Spongiform Ecephalopathy (BSE) Using Historical Simulations
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10)
In December of 2003, the US Secretary of Agriculture announced the presence of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) within a cow in the state of Washington. The announcement prompted the stoppage of beef imports by some ...
COVID-19 & Agricultural Exports under the U.S.-China Trade Deal
(Virginia Tech. Center for Agricultural Trade, 2020-05)
This report from the Center for Agricultural Trade provides an update on COVID-19 and related impacts on US-China trade.
The spillover effects of seed producer groups on non-member farmers in mid-hill communities of Nepal
(International Fund for Agricultural Development, 2020-06)
Rice farmers in the mid-hills region of Nepal are vulnerable to drought, which can drastically reduce yields. Stress-tolerant rice varieties (STRVs) can mitigate this vulnerability, as can having a high seed replacement ...
Transaction Cost of Nonpoint Source Water Quality Credits: Implications for Trading Programs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
(Usda, Office Of Environmental Markets, 2014)
New Estimates of the Ad-valorem Equivalent of SPS Measures: Evidence from Specific Trade Concerns
(Center for Agricultural Trade, 2019-10)
Countries maintain a large and diverse set of non-tariff measures (NTMs) to safeguard the health of plants, animals and humans. However, policymakers and regulatory bodies often neglect the potential adverse trade effects ...
Assessing the Adoption of High Iron Bean Varieties and Their Impact on Iron Intakes and Other Livelihood Outcomes in Rwanda: Listing Exercise Report
(Harvest Plus, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016-10-01)
Estimating household demand for millet and sorghum in Niger and Nigeria
Millet and sorghum are two important crops and source of calories for poor households in semiarid West and Central Africa. This research analyzes the response of household demand for millet and sorghum to income and prices ...