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Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
Over the last several decades, changes to production technologies have significantly increased output from the primary sector. The contribution of improved genetics has been variously estimated, and the impacts of genetic ...
Preliminary economic evaluation of biopharming in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-03)
From the academic literature, this report derives an economic model or framework for considering biopharming. This model is based on a cost-benefit approach to valuing changes in products and production methods. The model ...
Modelling climate change impacts on agriculture and forestry with the extended LTEM (LincolnTrade and Environmental Model)
(Lincoln University. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 2009-12)
In the land-based sectors, agricultural production generally is a source of carbon, while forestry can act as a sink. This report focuses on new research examining the interaction of the two. The core of the research is ...
Capital based sustainability indicators as a possible way for measuring agricultural sustainability
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2010-09)
Modelling the trade impacts of willingness to pay for genetically modified food
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-09)
The research had two objectives: first, to examine New Zealanders' intentions to purchase and willingness to pay for several specific genetically modified (GM) food products; and second, to use these results as input for ...
Estimated contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand agriculture
(American Agricultural Economics Association, 2006-07)
The impact of biotechnology is an important consideration for New Zealand. The country depends significantly on agricultural production and exports (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, 2004), and has relied in part on ...
How value chains can share value and incentivise land use practices: a white paper
(Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2016-09-30)
This white paper was commissioned by the Our Land and Water National Science Challenge to test the hypothesis that the more collaborative a value chain is, the greater is the value that New Zealand producers, processors ...
Applicability of performance indicators to farms and orchards
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-07)
The purpose of this study was to establish to what extent the information collected to assess the financial performance of conventional businesses applies to farm businesses. Fifteen performance indicators were identified ...
Business models and performance indicators for agribusinesses
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-06)
The purpose of the research is to provide information to assist in policy development for the New Zealand agribusiness sector. This project investigated business models and performance indicators for agribusiness firms, ...
Labelling sustainability - what consumers want, know and understand
(New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM), 2011-12)
With today’s concerns about the general status of the environment, there is an increasing expectation for products to have sustainability attributes. Labelling is a common method of letting consumers know more about what ...