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Putting Social Justice First: The Case of Islamic Economics

If we try to figure out the most pressing economics problems in the world today, most concerned citizens would prioritize those problems related to urgent societal welfare needs—e.g., feeding the hungry, housing the homeless, and treating the sick or disabled. …
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Public procurement of family farming in Brazil

Family farming in Brazil has specific policies. Regarding agricultural commercialization, in 2003, the federal government launched the Zero Hunger strategy and took actions to promote food and nutrition security to eradicate hunger in Brazil. The Food Procurement Program (PAA) was …
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Technical Efficiency Analysis of Pineapple Production in the Eastern Region of Ghana: Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Approach

The study examines the technical efficiency level of pineapple farmers and the factors that influence technical efficiency in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Two hundred and seventy one pineapple farmers were selected through a two stage sampling technique. A structured …
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Land use conflict among vegetable farmers in Denu: Determinants, Causes and Consequences

Land is an important asset that improves the livelihoods of poorer groups in every society, the world over but because of changes in some underlying factors, land is increasingly becoming a source of conflicts in Africa. This study examines the …
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Sustainable rural development index

The Sustainable Rural Development Index (IDRS) was elaborated with the purpose of characterizing, in the rural space (predominantly occupied by agriculture and livestock), the economical (IDE), social (IDS) and environmental (IDA) development through three primary indexes, seven secondary indexes and …
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