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Consumer Willingness to Pay a Premium for Organic Fruit and Vegetable in Ghana

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  • Owusu, Victor
  • Owusu Anifori, Michael

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  • Owusu, Victor & Owusu Anifori, Michael, 2013. "Consumer Willingness to Pay a Premium for Organic Fruit and Vegetable in Ghana," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA), vol. 16(1).
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    1. Uwamariya, Beatrice, 2014. "Assessment of Consumer Awareness and Preferences for Quality Certification and Origin-Labeling in Fruit Salads in Kigali,Rwanda," Research Theses 198512, Collaborative Masters Program in Agricultural and Applied Economics.
    2. Weinrich, Ramona & Franz, Annabell & Spiller, Achim, 2015. "Multi-level labelling: Too complex for consumers?," DARE Discussion Papers 1512, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (DARE).
    3. Weinrich, Ramona & Franz, Annabell & Spiller, Achim, 2015. "Multi-level labelling: too complex for consumers?," 143rd Joint EAAE/AAEA Seminar, March 25-27, 2015, Naples, Italy 202752, European Association of Agricultural Economists.

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    Keywords

    Africa; consumer perceptions; Ghana; organic foods; willingness-to-pay; Agricultural and Food Policy; Demand and Price Analysis; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; International Development; Q11; Q13; Q18;

    JEL classification:

    • Q11 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Aggregate Supply and Demand Analysis; Prices
    • Q13 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Markets and Marketing; Cooperatives; Agribusiness
    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy

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