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  • Latest Issue

    The latest AJAD issue, Vol. 16 No. 1, contains seven articles and one book review that delves into the following: Bhutan’s gross national happiness concept at the farm level; the Malaysian rice self-sufficiency policy; constraints in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwaddy region rice value chain; interlinkages in Vietnamese agro supply chains; adaptation of rice farming to slow-onset hazards in the Philippines; lessons in adaptive capacities in upland farming; youth involvement in agriculture in the Philippines; and a review of a book on sustainable intensification of agriculture. Read More
  • ASAE Conferences

    AJAD is the official journal of the Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE). Plenary and session papers from ASAE conferences are published in AJAD special issues. Read More
  • Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development

    AJAD invites articles on inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD). AJAD's publisher, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has just begun its 10th Five-Year plan which focuses on ISARD. Read More
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About AJAD

The Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development (AJAD), an international refereed journal, provides information and analysis on topics within the broad scope of agriculture and development. It publishes articles resulting from empirical, policy-oriented, or institutional development studies, as well as articles of perspectives on agriculture and development; political economy of rural development; and trade issues.

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Editorial Board

Meet AJAD's Editorial Board headed by Dr. Cielito F. Habito, Professor of Economics at the Ateneo de Manila University and former Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and Director General of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) of the Philippines.


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Previous Articles

Reconceiving Food Security and Environmental Protection

by Lindsay Falvey (Volume 1, Issue 2)

The twin issues of food security and environmental protection for the remainder of the century will be defined by expectations that the population will continue to grow to 11 billion, mainly in less developed countries (LDCs), as well as by human behavior. This paper considers conventional analyses of food demand and compares these with wider philosophical perspectives that may modify approaches to agricultural science.

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