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2013 study by the University of South Dakota published in PNAS on the rate and type of land conversion in the corn-growing areas of the Midwest and the impacts on erosion, wildlife and watersheds.
2012 study in World Development on the transfer of Asian agricultural practices to Africa, and the outcomes of a pilot program.
2012 study in Archives of Internal Medicine providing a definitive look at the strong connection between the eating of red meat and the chances of early death.
2013 study in The World Bank Economic Review on key lessons learned from the 2008 food crisis and the widely divergent regional outcomes and effects.
2012 study in Urban Studies on the availability of and demand for fruit and vegetables in a low-income neighborhood of Detroit.
2013 study from the Polytechnic University of Milan and the University of Virginia on the growing rates of international land and water purchases by nations and corporations.
2012 study from the University of California, Davis, and El Colegio de Mexico on farm labor supply in the U.S. and Mexican migration patterns.
2012 study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine casting doubt on whether access to healthful food is the key variable in explaining obesity trends among youth.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences on the problematic pace of global land consumption and agricultural output required to supply the world’s growing population.
2009 study in World Development on how mobile technology can help farmers thrive.
2011 study in Economic Inquiry examine the effect of U.S. immigration policy on the flow of unauthorized immigrants from Mexico and subsequent economic and labor impacts.
2012 metastudy published in the journal Nature on the crop yields of organic and conventional farming.
2012 study published in Environmental Health Perspectives on the relationship between maternal prenatal insecticide exposure and a child’s gestational age and birthweight.
2012 study from the RAND Corporation on youth obesity and access to healthy food sources.
2012 study in the Journal of Applied Research on Children on the characteristics of children and families living in food-insecure neighborhoods in the United States.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the frequency of wildfires in the American West over the past 3,000 years and the implications for larger wildfires.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the total amount of water utilized by individuals and societies globally.
2010 study from the USDA’s Economic Research Service on the impact of governmental dietary targets.
2011 study by University of Gothenburg in Journal of African Economies on Zambia’s structural economic changes.
2009 study in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing on the impact of fair trade on farmers’ quality of life.