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2018

Rural Finance to Support Climate Change Adaptation: Experiences, Lessons and Policy Perspectives

Ruben, R., Wattel, C. & Van Asseldonk, M., 28 Nov 2018, The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers: Investigating the Business of a Productive, Resilient and Low Emission Future. Rosenstock, T. S., Nowak, A. & Girvetz, E. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 301-313

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Open Access
rural finance
climate
farming system
finance
alternative agriculture
2016

Social capital and agricultural cooperatives: experimental evidence from Ethiopia

Groot Kormelinck, A., Plaisier, C., Muradian, R. & Ruben, R., 2016, Cooperatives, Economic Democratization and Rural Development. Bijman, J., Muradian, R. & Schuurman, J. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing

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2015

Evaluating Value Chain Development Programs: Assessing Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Equity Effects of Contract Choice

Ruben, R., 2015, Poverty, Inequality, and Evaluation: Changing Perspectives. Rist, R. C., Martin, F. P. & Fernandez, A. M. (eds.). World Bank, p. 39-55

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Equity
Value chain
Contract choice
Transaction costs
Guarantee
1 Citation (Scopus)

Impact of multiple certification on smallholder coffee farmers’ livelihoods: evidence from southern Ethiopia

Woubie, A. A., Muradian, R. & Ruben, R., 2015, Coffee certification in East Africa: impact on farms, families and cooperatives. Ruben, R. & Hoebink, P. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 127-148

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smallholder
coffee
certification
livelihood
production system

Introduction: Coffee certification in East Africa – searching for impact

Ruben, R. & Hoebink, P., 2015, Coffee certification in East Africa: impact on farms, families and cooperatives. Ruben, R. & Hoebink, P. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 23-52

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certification
Eastern Africa
stakeholders
markets
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maintaining sustainable livelihoods: effects of Utz certification on market access, risk reduction and livelihood strategies of Kenyan coffee farmers

Ruben, R. & Schoonhoven-Speijer, M., 2015, Coffee certification in East Africa: impact on farms, families and cooperatives. Ruben, R. & Hoebink, P. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 149-174

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Livelihood strategies
Coffee
Agriculture
Sustainable livelihoods
Market access
2014

Towards solving the food puzzle

Achterbosch, T. J., van Dorp, M., van Driel, W. F., Groot, J. J., van der Lee, J., Verhagen, K. & Ruben, R., 2014, The food puzzle : pathways to securing food for all. Achterbosch, T. J., van Dorp, M., van Driel, W. F., Groot, J. J., van der Lee, J., Verhagen, A. & Bezlepkina, I. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen UR, p. 71-74

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2008

Land and labor market imperfections and allocative efficiency in Chinese agriculture

Feng, S., Heerink, N. & Ruben, R., 2008, Poverty reduction strategy in the new millennium - Emerging issues, experiences and lessons. Zhang, L. & Fan, S. (eds.). Beijing, China: China Financial and Economic Publishing House, p. 159-179 734 p.

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2007

Comparing individual and collective group contracts in the fresh peppermarket in Costa Rica: a simulation approach

Saénz-Segura, F., D'Haese, M. F. C., Schipper, R. A. & Ruben, R., 2007, Tropical food chains. Ruben, R., Martinus, M., van Tilburg, A. & Trienekens, J. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 169-188 309 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of market outlet choice for mango producers in Costa Rica

Zúñiga-Arias, G. & Ruben, R., 2007, Tropical food chains: Governance regimes for quality magement. Ruben, R., van Boekel, T., van Tilburg, A. & Trienekens, J. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 47-67 299 p.

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Development strategies for less-favoured countries

Hazell, P., Ruben, R., Kuyvenhoven, A. & Jansen, H. P. G., 2007, Development economics between markets and institutions - Incentives for growth, food security and sustainable use of the environment. Bulte, E. & Ruben, R. (eds.). Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 121-139 447 p. (Mansholt publication series; no. 4).

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Land and Labour Market Participation Decisions under Imperfect Markets: a Case Study in North-east Jiangxi Province, China

Feng, S., Heerink, N. B. M. & Ruben, R., 2007, Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: CAB International, p. 328-353 472 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Linking market integration, supply chain governance, quality and value added in tropical food chains

Ruben, R., van Tilburg, A., Trienekens, J. H. & van Boekel, M. A. J. S., 2007, Tropical food chains: Governance regimes for quality management. Ruben, R., van Boekel, T., van Tilburg, A. & Trienekens, J. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 13-46 299 p.

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Market Access, Agricultural Productivity and Allocative Efficiency in the Banana Sector of Uganda

Bagamba, F., Burger, C. P. J., Ruben, R. & Kuyvenhoven, A., 2007, Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas. Ruben, R., Pender, J. & Kuyvenhoven, A. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI, p. 301-328 472 p.

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Marketing Chains, Transaction Costs and Resource Management: Effienciency and Trust within Tomato Supply Chains in Nanjing City

Ruben, R., Lu Hualiang & Kuiper, W. E., 2007, Dragons with Clay Feet? Transaction, Sustainable Land Use and Rural Environment in China and Vietnam. Spoor, M., Heerink, N. & Qu Futian (eds.). Lanham: Lexington Books, p. 161-180

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Network management for dairy productivity and quality in Ethiopia

D'Haese, M. F. C., Francesconi, G. N. & Ruben, R., 2007, Quality management in food chains. Theuvsen, L., Spiller, A., Peupert, M. & Jahn, G. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Press, p. 185-197 509 p.

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Poverty Targeting with Heterogeneous Endowments: a Micro-simulation Analysis of a Less-favoured Ethipian Village

Kuiper, M. H. & Ruben, R., 2007, Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas. Ruben, R., Pender, J. & Kuyvenhoven, A. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI, p. 421-442 472 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Resource Use Efficiency on Own and Sharecropped Plots in Northern Ethiopa: Determinants and Implications for Sustainability

Tesfay, G., Ruben, R., Pender, J. & Kuyvenhoven, A., 2007, Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas. Ruben, R., Pender, J. & Kuyvenhoven, A. (eds.). Wallingford UK: CABI, p. 181-203 464 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas: Problems, Options and Strategies

Ruben, R., Pender, J. & Kuyvenhoven, A., 2007, Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas. Ruben, R., Pender, J. & Kuyvenhoven, A. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI, p. 1-63 472 p.

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Transaction Costs and Marketing Chain Efficiency: The Case of Tomatoes in Nanjing City

Ruben, R., Lu Hualiang & Kuiper, W. E., 2007, The Dragon and the Elephant: Agricultural and Rural Reforms in China and India. Gulati, A. & Fan, S. (eds.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, p. 403-421 576 p.

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Tropical food chains: issues, lessons and challenges

Ruben, R., van Tilburg, A., Trienekens, J. H. & van Boekel, M. A. J. S., 2007, Tropical food Chains: Governance regimes for quality management. Ruben, R., van Boekel, T., van Tilburg, A. & Trienekens, J. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 277-291 299 p.

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2006

Agro-food chains and networks for development: issues, approaches and strategies

Ruben, R., Slingerland, M. A. & Nijhoff, G. H., 2006, Agro-food supply chains and networks for development: Proceedings of the Frontis Workshop on Agro-food Chains and Networks for Development, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 6-7 September 2004. Dordrecht, p. 1-25 233 p. (Wageningen UR Frontis Series; no. 14).

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Food chain
Supply chain
Upgrading
Smallholders
Globalization

Bargaining power in mango supply chains: An experimental gaming approach

Zúñiga-Arias, G., Meijer, S. A., Ruben, R. & Hofstede, G. J., 2006, International agri-food chains and networks: Management and organization. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 231-258

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Farmers and fishponds in South East Asia: Let the fish talk about the water

Ruben, R., 2006, Fishponds in Farming Systems. van der Zijpp, A. J., Verreth, J. A. J., Le Quang Tri, van Mensvoort, M. E. F., Bosma, R. H. & Beveridge, M. C. M. (eds.). Wageningen: Academic Press, p. 281-293

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Food chains and networks for development: lessons and outlook

Slingerland, M. A., Ruben, R., Nijhoff, G. H. & Zuurbier, P. J. P., 2006, Agro-Food Chains and Networks for Development. Ruven, R., Slingerland, M. & Nijhof, H. (eds.). Dordrecht, p. 219-232 248 p. (Wageningen UR Frontis series; no. 14).

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Les indicateurs économiques et écologiques appliqués aux exploitations familiales et à l’analyse régionale : introduction à différentes méthodes et perspectives

Langeveld, J. W. A., Verhagen, A., Hengsdijk, H., Rufino, M. C., Ruben, R., Giller, K. E. & Jansen, D. M., 2006, Territoires et enjeux du développement régional. Mollard, A., Sauboua, E. & Hirczak, M. (eds.). Versailles, France: Éditions Quae c/o INRA, p. 142-154 240 p.

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Village Stratification for Policy Analysis: Multiple Development Domains in the Ethiopian Highlands of Tigray

Kruseman, G., Ruben, R. & Tesfay, G., 2006, Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African Highlands. Washington, DC: IFPRI, p. hfst 4

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2005

Sustainable land use: Key to poverty reduction in Africa

Ruben, R. & Kuyvenhoven, A., 2005, Rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policy Perspectives for agriculture, Sustainable Resource Management and Poverty Reduction. Ruben, R. & de Steenhuijsen Piters, B. (eds.). Amsterdam, p. 9-20 (KIT Development Policy and Practice; no. 370).

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2004

Contracts or Rules: Quality surveillance in Costa Rican mango exports

Ruben, R., Saénz, F. & Zuniga, G., 2004, Hide or Confide: The Dilemma of Transparency. Hofstede, G. J., Schepers, H., Spaans, L. & Trienekens, J. (eds.). Den Haag: Reed Business Information, p. 51-98

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2003

Climate change and food security in the drylands of West Africa

Verhagen, A., Dietz, A. J., Ruben, R., van Dijk, H., de Jong, A., Zaal, F., de Bruijn, M. & van Keulen, H., 2003, Global environmental change and land use. Dolman, A. J., Verhagen, A. & Rovers, C. A. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 167-185 167 p.

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food security
climate change
agriculture
Food and Agricultural Organization
arable land

Climate Change Preparedness in West Africa

Dietz, A. J., Ruben, R. & Verhagen, A., 2003, The Impact of Climate Change on Drylands, with a Focus on West Africa. Dietz, A. J., Ruben, R. & Verhagen, A. (eds.). Dordrecht/Boston, p. 403-408 (Environment and Policy Series; no. 39).

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Climate Variability, Risk Coping and Agrarian Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ruben, R., Kuyvenhoven, A., Sissoko, K. & Kruseman, G., 2003, The Impact of Climate Change on Drylands, with a Focus on West Africa. Dietz, A. J., Ruben, R. & Verhagen, A. (eds.). Dordrecht/Boston, p. 365-384 (Environment and Policy Series; no. 39).

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Driving Forces for Changes in Land Use

Brons, J. E., Ruben, R., Toure, M. & Ouedrago, B., 2003, The Impact of Climate Change on Drylands, with a Focus on West Africa. Dietz, A. J., Ruben, R. & Verhagen, A. (eds.). Dordrecht/Boston, p. 83-96 (Environment and Policy Series; no. 39).

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Livelihood Strategies and Development Pathways at Household and Village Level

Brons, J. E., Zaal, F., Kersbergen, L. & Ruben, R., 2003, The Impact of Climate Change on Drylands, with a Focus on West Africa. Dietz, A. J., Ruben, R. & Verhagen, A. (eds.). Dordrecht/Boston, p. 267-292 (Environment and Policy Series; no. 39).

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2002

Economic Conditions for Sustainable Agricultural Intensification

Kuyvenhoven, A. & Ruben, R., 2002, Agroecological Innovations: Increasing Food Production with Participatory Development / Norman Uphoff. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd., p. 58-71

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Institutional Changes and Policy Reforms

Pretty, J., Ruben, R. & Thrupp, L. A., 2002, Agroecological Innovations: Increasing Food Production with Participatory Development / Norman Uphoff. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd., p. 251-261

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2001

Capital Social e Ingresos Familiares en Nicaragua: Las Redes de Organizaciones Rurales y Productores Agrícolas

Ruben, R. & van Strien, D., 2001, Nueava Ruralidad y Politica Agraria: Una Alternativa Neoinstitucional para Centroamerica. Clemens, H. & Ruben, R. (eds.). Caracas: Editorial Nueva Sociedad, p. 233-256

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Introduction

Ruben, R. & Clemens, H., 2001, Nueva Ruralidad y Politica Agraria: Una Alternativa Neoinstitucional para Centroamerica. Clemens, H. & Ruben, R. (eds.). p. 11-19

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Land Rights, Farmers' Investment and Sustainable Land Use: Modelling Approaches and Empirical Evidence

Ruben, R., van den Berg, M. M. & Shuhao, T., 2001, Economic Policy and Sustainable Land Use: Recent Advances in Quantative Analysis for Developing Countries. Heerink, N. B. M., van Keulen, H. & Kuiper, M. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag, p. 317-334

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Políticas y Tecnologías para el Uso Sostenible de Recursos Naturales: La Experiencia Centroamericana

Ruben, R., 2001, Nueva Ruralidad y Politicia Agraria: Una Alternativa Neoinstitucional para Centroamericana. Clemens, H. & Ruben, R. (eds.). Caracas: Editorial Nueva Sociedad, p. 89-117

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Technological Progress versus Economic Policy as Tools to Control Deforestation: the Atlantic Zone of Costa Rica

Roebeling, P. & Ruben, R., 2001, Agricultural Technologies and Tropical Deforestation. Angelsen, A. & Kaimowitz, D. (eds.). Wallingford: CABI Publishing, p. 135-152

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2000

Farm modeling for policy analysis on the farm and regional level

Roebeling, P. C., Jansen, H. G. P., Schipper, R. A., Enz, F. S., Castro, E., Ruben, R., Hengsdijk, H. & Bouman, B. A. M., 2000, Tools for Land Use Analysis on different Scales. Bouman, B. A. M. (ed.). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 171-198

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Instruments politiques pour stimuler un développement agricole durable en Afrique sub-saharienne: Le cas du Cercle de Koutiala au sud-Mali

Sissoko, K., Kuyvenhoven, A., Ruben, R., Kruseman, G. & van Keulen, H., 2000, Farmers and scientists in a changing environment : Assessing research in West Africa.. Renard, C., Krieg, S., Lawrence, P. & von Oppen, M. (eds.). Weikersheim, Germany: Margraf Verlag, p. 255-265

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Land Reform, Rural Organisation and Agrarian Incomes in Nicaragua

Ruben, R., Rodrguez, L. & Cortez, O., 2000, Land and Sustainable Livelihoods in Latin America. Zoomers, A. (ed.). Amsterdam: KIT/CEDLA, p. 10

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Nuevos Desafíos para el Desarollo del Agro Centroamericano

Clemens, H. & Ruben, R., 2000, Desarrollo Rural y Politicas Agrarias en Centroamericano: Tendencias, Estrategias y Alternativas desde el Enfoque Neo-Institucional. Clemens, H. & Ruben, R. (eds.). Caracas: Editoral Nuevo Sociedad, p. 1-8

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Rural Land Markets and Economic Reform in Mainland China

Huang, X., Heerink, N., Ruben, R. & Qu, F., 2000, Agricultural Markets Beyond Liberalization. van Tilburg, A., Moll, H. A. J. & Kuyvenhoven, A. (eds.). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 95-114

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1999

A critical approach of agrarian policies in Central America

Pelupessy, W. & Ruben, R., 1999, Agrarian policies in Central America. Pelupessy, W. & Ruben, R. (eds.). Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, St. Martin's Press, p. 1-16

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De Grenzen van de Micro-wave : Micro-krediet en de ambities van donoren

Hospes, O., Moll, H. A. J. & Ruben, R., 1999, Reader van een symposium over krediet verlening en schuldkwijtschelding voor ontwikkelingslanden: "Rijken krijgen krediet, armen de schuld". p. 243-249

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Economic Policy in Support of Soil Fertility : Which Interventions after Structural Adjustment?

Kuyvenhoven, A., Heerink, N. & Ruben, R., 1999, Nutrient Disequilibria in Agroecosystems : Concepts and Case Studies. Smaling, E. M. A., Oenema, O. & Fresco, L. O. (eds.). p. 119-140

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Farmers' Selective Participation in Rural Markets : off-farm employment in Honduras

Ruben, R. & van den Berg, M., 1999, Rural Development in Central America : Markets, Livelihoods and Local Governance. Ruben, R. & Bastiaensen, J. (eds.). Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, St. Martin's Press, p. 189-209

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