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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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6 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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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certification
livelihood
Ethiopia
farmers
world markets

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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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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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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