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Agricultural Finance Review


The Editor, Professor Calum Turvey, invites submission to Agricultural Finance Review.

Agricultural Finance Review (AFR) provides a rigorous forum for the publication of theory and empirical work, by both academic and industry experts, related to issues in agricultural and agribusiness finance.  AFR is committed to research addressing (1) factors affecting or influencing the financing of agriculture and agribusiness in both developed and developing nations; (2) the broadest aspect of risk assessment and risk management strategies affecting agriculture; and (3) government policies affecting farm profitability, liquidity, and access to credit.

Coverage Includes:
 Agricultural finance
 Agricultural lending and credit issues
 Farm credit
 Businesses and financial risks affecting agriculture and agribusiness
 Agricultural policies affecting farm or agribusiness risks and profitability
 Risk management strategies including the use of futures and options
 Rural credit in developing economies
 Microfinance and microcredit applied to agriculture and rural developments

Submission Guidelines and Further Information
AFR is the only journal dedicated to the publication of issues related to agricultural finance in its entirety. Special issues, invited papers, as well as a broad range of research articles from scholars around the world ensure that Agricultural Finance Review remains current and relevant. AFR considers research articles as well as articles on extension, outreach and teaching. It is global in scope and thus provides a medium for the exchange of ideas between developed and developing agricultural economies.

Papers should be no more than 7,500 words in length. A title of not more than eight words should be provided. A brief autobiographical note should be supplied including full name, affiliation, e-mail address and full international contact details.

Articles should be submitted electronically via the journal’s online article submission system, FastTrack at the University of Missouri: http://expressacademic.org/~afr/login.php

Further information can be found at the journal homepage: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/afr.htm, or contact Kelly Dutton, Publisher, at [email protected] for more details.