All pages with keywords: Agriculture


Pollinator declines: Avoid pitfalls of consensus methods

Pollinator declines: Avoid pitfalls of consensus methods

a research article by Matthew Agarwala 8 January, 2014

Bateman, I., Agarwala, M., and T. Badura. (2014). Nature, 505(7482), 160-160.


Assessing agricultural risks of climate change in the 21st century in a global gridded crop model intercomparison

Assessing agricultural risks of climate change in the 21st century in a global gridded crop model intercomparison

a research article by Delphine Deryng 16 December, 2013

Rosenzweig, C., Elliott, J., Deryng, D., et al. (2014). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(9), pp.3268–3273.


Natural catastrophe insurance in China: policy and regulatory drivers for the agricultural and the property sectors

Natural catastrophe insurance in China: policy and regulatory drivers for the agricultural and the property sectors

a research article by Swenja Surminski 26 May, 2013

In: Orie, M. and Stahel, W. R. (eds.) The Geneva Reports Risk and Insurance Research Insurers’ contributions to disaster reduction—a series of case studies 7. The Geneva Association: Geneva, Switzerland. … read more »


Predicting agricultural impacts of large-scale drought: 2012 and the case for better modeling

Predicting agricultural impacts of large-scale drought: 2012 and the case for better modeling

a working paper by Lenny Smith 1 April, 2013

The 2012 growing season saw one of the worst droughts in a generation in much of the United States and cast a harsh light on the … read more »


Risk preferences and voluntary agri-environmental schemes: does risk aversion explain the uptake of the Rural Environment Protection Scheme?

Risk preferences and voluntary agri-environmental schemes: does risk aversion explain the uptake of the Rural Environment Protection Scheme?

a working paper by Xavier Vollenweider, Salvatore di Falco 30 May, 2011

The lowering of trade barriers under the successive reforms of the pillar I of the Common Agricultural Policy, the opening of the commodity markets to an … read more »


The impact of risk on inequality: evidence from the Irish agricultural sector

The impact of risk on inequality: evidence from the Irish agricultural sector

a working paper by Xavier Vollenweider 26 May, 2011

The goal of the present paper is to test the hypothesis that risk has an impact on inequality. Many studies investigating the behaviour of farmers under … read more »