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Measuring market integration for apples on the South African fresh produce market : a threshold error correction model
(University of the Free State, 2007-08-31)
English: Apples constitute the bulk of deciduous fruit produced in South Africa, i.e. in 2000, apples made up the largest percentage of the deciduous fruit crop (43%). From 1991/92 to 2002/03 production averaged 574 850 ...
An analysis of the production and marketing practices of the wool industry in Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2004-11)
English: Lesotho is a small country with, apart from abundant water, very few significant natural resources. The countries' economy is mainly based on limited agriculture and manufacturing. Most of the labour force depends ...
Chain management and marketing performance of the banana industry in Eritrea
(University of the Free State, 2006-06-17)
English: The current marketing of agricultural products in general, and of bananas in particular, poses special problems for Eritrean farmers. Poor climatic conditions coupled with crude and inefficient agricultural ...
Possible predictors determining the adoption of potatoes (solarum tubercosum) into the wheat (triticum aestivum) based cropping system in Mokhotlong, Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2000-12)
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Econometric estimation of the demand for meat in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2003-05)
In this study the demand relations for meat in South Africa are estimated and interpreted. Two demand model specifications, namely the Rotterdam and Linearized Almost Ideal Demand System (LA/AIDS), were estimated and tested ...
Demand relations of oilseed products in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2003-07)
English: In this study demand relations for primary oilseeds in South Africa is estimated and interpreted with the use of econometric models. Two different models, namely the Linear Approximate Almost Ideal Demand System ...
Trade and welfare implications of genetically modified maize on South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2007-11)
English: During the last century, human life and the quality of living have been impacted significantly through continuous developments in science and technology. Man has evolved himself from a hunter and gatherer to the ...
Equity in natural resource use : farm land resource utilization and land value trends in the Free State under LRAD
(University of the Free State, 2008-05)
English: The demand for land as an economic asset represents a source of identity and a symbol of citizenship in South Africa. This symbol has become an important factor, guiding policy development. South Africa's ...
Economic literacy as a factor affecting allocative efficiency
(University of the Free State, 2008-08-16)
English: The main objective of this study was to explore the relationship between economic literacy and allocative efficiency of small-scale producers in South Africa. The study was conducted in Eksteenskuil, where small-scale ...
The comparative advantage of long-term crops in Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2005-06)
This study is one of several investigations undertaken over the years to determine the Comparative Economic Advantage of agricultural production in selected Southern African countries. The specific purpose of the Lesotho ...