Research Output 1976 2020

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internal PhD, WU
2019
Open Access
Economics
Incentives
Panel data
Field experiment
Consumption smoothing
Open Access
Farm
Individual preferences
Costa Rica
Farmers
Coffee

Shocks, insurance and welfare: Evidence from field experiments in Ethiopia

Belissa, T. K., 2019, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 172 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Insurance
Field experiment
Ethiopia
Household
Innovation
2018

Chinese farmers’ cooperatives and smallholder farmers

Hao, J., 2018, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 145 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Smallholder farmers
Farmers
Marketing channels
Apple
Government

Contracts in cattle production in Ghana: their nature, and effects on input use and technical efficiency

Ameleke, G. Y., 2018, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 125 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Input use
Cattle
Ghana
Technical efficiency
Owners

Cooperation, institutions and sustainable development: empirical evidence from China

Nie, Z., 2018, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 162 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Sustainable development
Empirical evidence
China
Punishment
Certification

Does intercropping have a future in China? : insights from a case study in Gansu Province

Hong, Y., 2018, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 189 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
intercropping
arable land
labor
province
agroforestry

Exploring the strategies for households to adapt to climate-change in arid and semiarid East Africa

Ng'ang'a, S. K., 2018, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 246 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
climate change
livestock
household
East Africa
food security

From subsistence to market production: Implications for rural household food security in Uganda

Ntakyo, P. R., 2018, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 175 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Uganda
Food security
Subsistence
Rural households
Household

Governance of small-scale irrigation schemes in Northern Ghana: the role of user groups

Akuriba, M. A., 2018, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 158 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
irrigation
agricultural performance
conflict management
irrigation system
sustainability
Open Access
Incentives
Uganda
Farmers
Economic development
Social learning
Open Access
Incentives
Panel data analysis
Field experiment
Development process
Financial institutions

Poor farmers: Agricultural innovation and poverty reduction in Ethiopia and Kenya

Verkaart, S., 2018, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 145 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
poverty
Ethiopia
Kenya
farmers
households
2017

Agricultural extension, technology adoption and household food security: evidence from DRC

Santos Rocha, J., 2017, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 231 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Household
Technology adoption
Food security
Agricultural extension
Farmers

Essays on land and labor in urbanizing China

Wu, Y., 2017, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 155 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Labor
China
Real estate
Fiscal decentralization
Gender wage gap

Leveraging social networks for agricultural development in Africa

Ross, M., 2017, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 174 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Agricultural development
Social networks
Africa
Social learning
Centrality

The role of environmental shocks in shaping prosocial behavior

Duchoslav, J., 2017, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 190 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Prosocial behavior
Insurance
Cooperative behavior
Financial incentives
Temperature

‘Force of Nature’: climate shocks, food crises and conflict in Colonial Africa and Asia, 1880-1960

Papaioannou, K. J., 2017, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 238 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
weather
food
climate
economic history
rural society
2016
Open Access
subsistence
livestock
sustainable development
poverty
crop
2015

Everyday social dynamics and cultural drivers of women's experiences with HIV/AIDS : voices from Buhaya, Tanzania

Foster Githinji, V. E., 2015, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 124 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Tanzania
AIDS
driver
experience
social stratification
Open Access
villages
farmers
rice
farming systems
farms
Open Access
Field experiment
Institutional change
Ethiopia
Institutional economics
Economic development

Local institutions and rural development : evidence from Liberia

Beekman, G., 2015, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 200 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Rural development
Local institutions
Economics
Obligation
Investment decision
Open Access
farmer
grant
evaluation
synergy
research planning
Open Access
Sub-Saharan Africa
Insurance
Social capital
Ethiopia
Uganda
2014
Open Access
technology transfer
know how
farm
Ethiopia
social responsibility
Open Access
reconstruction
labor
responsibility
community
research focus

Farmers, traders and a commodity exchange: institutional change in Ethiopian sesame markets

Meijerink, G. W., 2014, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 237 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
commodity exchange
farmers
markets
marketing
social capital

Participation, politics and technology : agrarian development in post-neoliberal Bolivia

Córdoba Blandón, D. M., 2014, Wageningen: Wageningen University. 170 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Bolivia
socialism
participation
politics
rural development
Open Access
Evaluation
Agricultural development
Social capital
Innovation
Africa
Open Access
Ghana
firm
Group
market
conservation
2013

Cotton in Benin: governance and pest management

Togbe, C. E., 2013, Wageningen: Wageningen UR. 201 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
neem oil
Benin
governance
pest management
cotton

Does tenure security matter? : rural household responses to land tenure reforms in northwest China

Ma Xian lei, X., 2013, Wageningen: Wageningen UR. 195 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access

Exploring a low carbon development in rural China : the role of households

Liu Wenling, W., 2013, S.l.: s.n.. 172 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
energy use
carbon
energy
rural energy
carbon emission
Open Access
Tanzania
gender
marketing
Group
formal group

Incentives for smallholders to enhance the production of quality cocoa beans in Ghana: the role of institutions

Quarmine, W., 2013, Wageningen: Wageningen UR. 165 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
cocoa beans
Ghana
farmers
certification
markets

Intellectual property rights, international trade and plant breeding

Eaton, D. J. F., 2013, S.l.: s.n.. 186 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
intellectual property rights
plant breeders
international trade
new variety
plant breeding
Open Access
irrigation
market
food
potato
water
2012

Economics of the gum arabic value chain in Senegal

Mujawamariya, G., 2012, S.l.: s.n.. 246 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Economics
Senegal
Value chain
Incentives
Internal market

Essays on microfinance in Latin America

Servin Juarez, R., 2012, [S.l.]: s.n.. 196 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Microfinance
Latin America
Loans
Mexico
Poverty

Institutions in the Mexican coffee sector : changes and responses

Rodriguez Padron, B., 2012, [S.l.]: s.n.. 201 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Coffee
Diversification
Traders
Coffee prices
Intermediaries

Public and private service provision of solid waste management in Kampala, Uganda

Katusiimeh, M. W., 2012, S.l.: s.n.. 186 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
service provision
solid waste
waste management
private sector
Commonwealth of Nations
Open Access
reform policy
livelihood
social capital
Mexico
market
2011

Cooperation or competition : dilemma for resource managers in sustainable wildlife utilisation

Mwakiwa, E., 2011, [S.l.]: S.n.. 137 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
landowner
elephant
resource
wildlife management
vegetation

Credit constraints in rural financial markets in Chile: determinants and consequences

Reyes, A., 2011, [S.l.]: S.n.. 185 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Chile
Credit constraints
Financial markets
Farmers
Farm

Farmers, institutions and land conservation : institutional economic analysis of bench terraces in the highlands of Rwanda

Bizoza Runezerwa, A., 2011, S.l.: s.n.. 123 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access

Institutions, violent conflict, windfall gains and economic development in Africa

Voors, M. J., 2011, [S.l.]: s.n.. 166 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Graduation
Windfall
Economic development
Violent conflict
Africa

Poverty dynamics, income inequality and vulnerability to shocks in rural Kenya

Radeny, M. A. O., 2011, [S.l.]: S.n.. 213 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Income inequality
Vulnerability
Poverty dynamics
Poverty
Kenya
2010

Economics of gender, risk and labour in horticultural households in Senegal

Ndoye, A. F., 2010, [S.l.: S.n.. 254 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Labor
Household
Senegal
Economics of gender
Labor contracts

Shocks, civil war and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nillesen, E. E. M., 2010, [S.l.: S.n.. 134 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
civil war
economics
Burundi
warfare
micro level