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Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics Research (AFRE): Getting Started

This guide provides research resources in the world of agriculture and natural resources. Topics include food security, economics of agricultural commodities, natural resources and businesses, rural economies, and international agricultural policies.

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Handbooks

Research & Statistical Methods

Review Articles

Review articles are an excellent way to get an overview of a new area, understand major theoretical approaches and methodologies, identify key researchers and gaps in existing literature. Many also have extensive bibliographies that can save time when conducting literature reviews.