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Economic feasibility of organic farms and risk management strategies
Año:2008
Áreas de investigación
  • Política agraria
Datos
Descripción
Organic farmers must face different risks than conventional farmers Due to the special features of management of their productive system, and due to the specific characteristics of their cultivations. This study analyses the specific risks that organic farmers must manage as well as the different strategies that there are developing nowadays. Even if the Spanish farmers rely on the insurance system to manage their risks, today organic farmers do not have specific insurance products to manage them. The methodology and results presented in this study include a risk analysis carried out by evaluating statistical, probabilistic, and stochastic properties of the organic production data. We evaluate and discuss the aspects of our study that relate to other international studies. Productions considered in this research are olives, vineyard and cereals. Specific risk management strategies developed by organic farmers â?“ in contrast with conventional farmers â?“ have been identified and quantified, showing the different attitudes based on their risk perception and the potential vulnerability of their farms. Agricultural insurance tool for organic farmers in Spain has been studied and analyzed as an important risk management.
Internacional
Si
ISSN o ISBN
www.eaae2008.be
Entidad relacionada
The European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE)
Nacionalidad Entidad
Sin Pais
Lugar del congreso
Ghent, Bélgica
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Participantes
  • Autor: Ana Luisa Iglesias Picazo (UPM)
  • Autor: Alberto Garrido Colmenero (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Estudios e Investigación para la Gestión de Riesgos Agrarios Medioambientales (CEIGRAM)
  • Departamento: Economía y Ciencias Sociales Agrarias
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