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1993

Granos básicos, estabilización económica y ajuste estructural en centroamérica: un análisis preliminar.

Ruben, R. & Wattel, C. J., 1993, Maíz o Melón? Las respuestas del agro centroamericano a los cambios de la política económica. Weller, J. (ed.). p. 79-124

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1994

Reforma Agraria y Transformación del Campesinado en El Salvador: perspectivas para la consolidación empresarial del sector reformado.

Ruben, R., 1994, Reestructuración Agraria y Reforma Agraria. de Groot, J. P. & Spoor, M. (eds.).

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1995

An integrated approach for analysis of sustainable land use

Hengsdijk, H., Ruben, R., Kruseman, G., Bakker, E. J., Quak, W. & Sissoko, K., 1995, Scenario studies for the rural development. Schoute, J. T. H., Finke, P. A. & Veeneklaas, F. R. (eds.). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 623-626 (Environment & policy; no. 5).

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1996

Componentes académicos para el curriculum de la educación superior en economía agrícola en América Latina. [Academic components for the curriculum of higher education in agricultural economics in Latin America]

Ruben, R., 1996, La postgraduación en economía y políticas agrícolas y desarrollo rural: Curricula y perfil profesional. [Post-grad. studies econ. & agric. policy & rural devel.:curric.&profess.profile]. Romano, J. O. & Eykman, W. (eds.). p. 15-47

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Farm household modelling for policy scenarios on sustainable land use.

Kruseman, G. & Ruben, R., 1996, Policies for sustainable land use in Costa Rica. Castro, E. & Kruseman, G. (eds.). p. 141-164

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1997

Aspectos económicos de sistemas de productivos de altos y bajos insumos en la agricultura de laderas.

Ruben, R., van den Berg, P., van Wijk, M. S. & Heerink, N., 1997, Investigación sobre Políticas para el Desarrollo Sostenible en las Laderas Mesoamericanos. Scherr, S. (ed.). p. 157-182

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Financial and economic evaluation of phosphate rock use to enhance soil fertility in West Africa: is there a role for government?

Kuyvenhoven, A., Becht, J. A. & Ruben, R., 1997, Economics of agro-chemicals: an international overview of use patterns. Wossink, G. A. A. (ed.). Aldershot: Dartmouth Publ. Company, p. 179-189

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Land reform and resource management within agrarian production cooperatives.

Ruben, R. & van de Berg, M., 1997, Sust. Agriculture in Central America. Ruben, R. & de Groot, J. P. (eds.). Basingstoke: MacMillan, p. 159-180

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Policy instruments to address market and institutional constraints for sustainable landuse at farm household level.

Kruseman, G., Ruben, R., Hengsdijk, H., Bade, J. & Djouara, H., 1997, 'Institutions and Technologies for Rural Development in West Africa'. Bierschenk, T. (ed.). p. 299-308

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Technological choices for sustainable land use and food security at farm household level.

Hengsdijk, H., Kruseman, G., Ruben, R. & Bade, J., 1997, Food security and innovations: successes and lessons learned. Heidhues, F. & Fadani, A. (eds.).

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The impact of agrarian policies on sustainable landuse.

Ruben, R., Kruseman, G. & Kuyvenhoven, A., 1997, Appl. of syst. Appr. at farm and regional level, vol. 1. Teng, P. S. (ed.). p. 65-82

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1998

Comportamiento de la inversión en pequenas fincas ante cambios en la politica agraria : Un estudio de caso en la Zona Atlántica de Costa Rica

Sáenz, F., Ruben, R., Roebeling, P. C., Castro, E. & Barrantes, G., 1998, Politicas agrarias para el uso sostenible de la tierra y la seguridad alimentaria en Costa Rica. Castro, E. & Ruben, R. (eds.). p. 138-155

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Criteres economiques d'un investissement public dans l'amelioration du sol en Afrique de l'Ouest: previsions d'utilisation du phosphate naturel pour l'amelioration de la fertilite du sol.

Kuyvenhoven, A., Becht, J. A. & Ruben, R., 1998, L'intensification agricole du Sahel: mythe ou realite?. Breman, H. & Sissoko, K. (eds.). p. 895-916

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Economic evaluation of low and high external input agriculture: a production function analysis for Indonesia.

Ruben, R., Heerink, N. & Mol, E., 1998, Economics of Agro-chemicals: an international overview of use patterns, technical and institutional determinants, policies and perspectives. Wossink, G. A. A., van Kooten, G. C. & Peters, G. H. (eds.). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, p. 127-144

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Financial and economic evaluation of phosphate rock use to enhance soil fertility in West Africa: is there a role for government.

Kuyvenhoven, A., Becht, J. A. & Ruben, R., 1998, Economics of Agro-chemicals: an international overview of use patterns, technical and institutional determinants, policies and perspectives. Wossink, G. A. A., van Kooten, G. C. & Peters, G. H. (eds.). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, p. 249-261

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L'impact de la politique agraire sur une utilisation durable des terres: le modele de menage.

Ruben, R., Hengsdijk, H., Kruseman, G. & Bade, J., 1998, L'intensification agricole du Sahel: mythe ou realite?. Breman, H. & Sissoko, K. (eds.). p. 639-671

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Mercado de trabajo y produccion agricola: el papel del trabajo asalariado y del tiempo ocio.

Ruben, R., 1998, Unknown. Castro & Ruben (eds.). p. 109-124

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Politicas agrarias para la intensificatión sostenible del sector ganadero : una aplicación en la Zona Atlántica de Costa Rica

Roebeling, P. C., Ruben, R., Sáenz, F., Castro, E. & Barrantes, G., 1998, Politicas agrarias para el uso sostenible de la tierra y la seguridad alimentaria en Costa Rica. Castro, E. & Ruben, R. (eds.). p. 156-174

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Rural diversity upside down: heterogeneity and policy development

Hebinck, P. G. M. & Ruben, R., 1998, Changing agricultural opportunities: the role of farming systems research / Ranaweera. Guasena, N. H. & Senayake, Y. (eds.). Colombo: Asian farming systems association, p. 158-173

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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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Farming systems research and bio-economic modelling : An effort to integrate two methodologies

Ruben, R., Brons, J. E., Djouara, H. & Sissoko, K., 1999, Farmers and Scientists in a Changing Environment : Assessing Research in West Africa. Renard, G., Krieg, S., Lawrence, P. & von Oppen, M. (eds.). p. 397-406

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Introduction

Ruben, R. & Bastiaensen, J., 1999, Rural Development in Central America: Markets, Livelihoods and Local Govenance. Ruben, R. & Bastiaensen, J. (eds.). Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, St. Martin's Press, p. 1-17

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Rural off-farm employment and food security policies in Honduras

Ruben, R. & Clemens, H., 1999, Agrarian policies in Central America. Pelupessy, W. & Ruben, R. (eds.). Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, St. Martin's Press, p. 170-188

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Soil conservation practices and farmers' adoption strategies in Costa Rica

Ruben, R. & Vaessen, J., 1999, Agrarian policies in Central America. Pelupessy, W. & Ruben, R. (eds.). p. 127-143

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Transformation of Cooperative Organizations : Pathways of Change for Agricultural Production Cooperatives in Leon-Chinandega, Nicaragua

Vaessen, J., Cortez, O. & Ruben, R., 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. 115-138

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Open Access
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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