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The Second Annual Conference of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

@ ECO-ENA: Economics & ECO-Engineering Associate, Inc., Canada

Conference Venue:  Harvard Medical School

United States of America: The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center


Friday, January 30th, 2015


Conference E- Proceedings: ISBN: 978-1-988081-00-7: Library & Archive Canada


Conference Organizer: Agricultural Economics Forum © ECO-ENA, Inc., Canada


Conference Chair: Dr. Daniel May





Please note that the conference proceedings will be posted soon


Conference Program

The 2nd Annual Conference of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness

Joined with the 5th Annual Conference of Economic Forum of Entrepreneurship & International Business

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Reception & Morning Refreshments

9:00 am – 9:40 pm

Keynote speech

Dr. Daniel May

ECO-ENA, Inc., Canada & Adams Harper University, UK

9:40 am – 10:00 pm

Open Discussion


10:00 am – 12:00

Session 1

 Paper 1

Moshood Oladaop (Federal University Oye- Ekiti, Nigeria)

Determinants of Feedback Mechanism in Pineapple Market Integration in Southwestern Nigeria


Paper 2

Aaron Bond and Kaustav Misra (Saginaw Valley State University, USA)

Non-Agricultural Drivers of Grain Crop Prices in the United States


Paper 3

Charles Grant and Janelle Mann (University of Manitoba, Canada)

How high is high enough when choosing partial moments for downside risk?


12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch Break


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Session 2

Paper 4

Daniel Simonet (American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)

Phone App to Optimize Irrigation Cycles for 80 US crops


Paper 5

R.V.Ramanamurthyand Emmadi Naveen Kumar (University of Hyderabad, India)

Small Farmer Economy and Their Crisis in Rural Andhra Pradesh: A Study in Three Villages


Paper 6

Daniel E. May (Harper Adams University, UK), Sara Arancibia and Gonzalo Moya (University Diego Portales, Chile)

Can economic collaboration leads to farmers' satisfaction at work? Some preliminary results


3:00 pm – 3:30: pm

Coffee Break


3:30 am – 5:00 pm


Session 3

A Speech by: Mr. Joseph Dacosta & Mr. Christophe B. Bakilan, Salone Seeds Ltd, Sierra Leone - (Couldn't make it to the conference on time)

A Panel Discussion chaired by Dr. Ghada Mohamed, ECO-ENA, Inc., Canada on Global Food Prices and Poverty


A Panel Discussion chaired by Dr. Daniel May; Adams Harper University, UK on Agricultural Trade Liberalization


The conference was closed by a keynote speech presented

by Prof. Akbar Manoussi, Carleton University

(Director of the Canadian International Council, Ottawa, ON, Canada)


5 pm: Close


End of Conference


Click Here for the Conference E-Proceeding ISBN: 978-1-988081-00-7: Library & Archive Canada


We look forward to meeting you again at

the 3rd Annual Conference of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness next year in Oxford, UK on January 29th, 2016    Register



    Venue: Harvard Medical School: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Medical Center Area, Boston, MA 02115, United States


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