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Enhancing value for New Zealand farmers by improving the value chain
(Lincoln University. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 2011-11)
This report explores the opportunities for New Zealand farmers to increase their returns through higher value added for their products. The paper explores the international context in which New Zealand trades its agricultural ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-11)
Indirect tourism transport : a proposed carbon footprint assessment
(Lincoln University., 2008-12)
As the tourism industry’s greenhouse gas emission impacts on the global environment is increasing, carbon accounting is fast becoming a vital tool for establishing the magnitude of impacts and identifying the players ...
Unit day values: an application to Auckland regional parks
Unit Day Values (UDV) have been widely used in North America to estimate the recreational and related benefits from parks and similar non-market resources. In essence they rely upon expert assessments based on previous ...
Auckland regional parks network: assessment of benefits & expenditure recovery options
The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) maintains and administers a network of countryside and conservation parks, as well as the Botanic Gardens and stadia at Mount Smart. The annual budget of the Auckland Regional Parks ...
Food miles, carbon footprinting and their potential impact on trade
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2009-02)
To obtain market access for NZ food exports to high value developed country markets exporters are having to comply and consider environmental factors such as carbon footprinting. This growth in demand for environmental ...
Analyzing drivers of world food prices: weather, growth, and biofuels
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2009)
The recent rise of food cost in world markets has accelerated the research examining the underlying factors for this rise. The present research investigated the separate and combined impacts of three factors thought to ...
Experiences of transdisciplinarity in research on agricultural sustainability
(International Farming Systems Association, 2010-07)
The Agricultural Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS), a transdisciplinary research programme funded by New Zealand’s Public Good Science Fund and business organisations interested in primary production, aims to improve ...
Valuing the benefits of public goods to meet the requirements of the Local Government Act in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000)
The Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) requires Local Authorities to consider the distribution benefits from publicly provided services in relation to their expenditure and financing. This is feasible in the case of ...
The agriculture research group on sustainability programme: a longitudinal and transdisciplinary study of agricultural sustainability in New Zealand
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2012-02)
This report provides an overview of the key design features of the Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) programme. This ongoing long-term research project started in 2003, involving a group of around 20 ...