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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.
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 Economic Impacts of Ecotourism in the Virginia Roanoke River Basin: Metrics Program Development Services
(Virginia Tech, 2014-11)
The mission of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission (VTICRC) includes helping rural communities transition from a tobacco-based monoculture to a diversified economy. One strategy, given ...
Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the U.S. and Virginia Farms and Businesses: May 2020
(Virginia Tech. Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2020-05)
This report addresses various aspects of the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Virginia’s farm and agribusiness sector as of the beginning of May 2020. At the time of this writing (May 7, 2020) the Centers for Disease ...
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 ...
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 ...
Economic Impact Analysis of Virginia Tech Football
(Virginia Tech. Office of Economic Development, 2015-02-20)
This report estimates the economic contributions of Virginia Tech football to the New River Valley MSA and the Roanoke Valley MSA (NRRV). Virginia Tech football contributes economically to the NRRV in two ways. First, the ...
Experiencias de manejo integrado de recursos naturales en la subcuenca del río Chimbo, Ecuador
(Quito, Ecuador: INIAP - SANREM CRSP - SENACYT; Editorial ABYA-YALA, 2010)
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. ...
Impact Assessment of Natural Resource Management Policy Research: Potential Economic Benefits of CIFOR Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation Project Contributions to an Effective Indonesian Forest Moratorium
The role of research in policy-making is complex and context specific, generating many challenges for evaluating the impact of policy research. Two key issues in policy-oriented research impact assessment (PORIA) are ...