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Agriculture and international trade: law, policy and the WTO.

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This book addresses the interface between the law of international trade as it relates to agriculture, the emerging legal and economic order for agricultural trade under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and their impact on agricultural policy reform in the EU and the USA. The book's particular focus is on key issues emerging in the Millennium Round of WTO negotiations, leading u...

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Chapter 6 (Page no: 131)

Multifunctionality of agriculture: a European community perspective.

This chapter discusses: (1) the development of multifunctional agriculture in the European Community prior to the Agenda 2000 reforms; (2) the commencement of the Agenda 2000 reforms, including the pressures that have promoted changes in policy; (3) the multifunctional elements of the measures agreed both at the Special Berlin European Council of 24 and 25 March 1999 and in the period prior to the Mid-term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy, issued in July 2002; (4) the impact of the Mid-term Review; and (5) specific World Trade Organization implications.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The WTO, international trade and agricultural policy reform. Author(s): Rodgers, C. Cardwell, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 27) The Uruguay round agreement on agriculture and domestic support. Author(s): Grossman, M. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 49) The politics of agricultural trade. Author(s): Grant, W.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 69) Farm subsidies and agricultural trade policy: the case of US support programmes. Author(s): Sumner, D. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 85) Multifunctionality and non-trade concerns. Author(s): Grossman, M. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 165) TRIPS and the protection of intellectual property in biotechnology in the United States. Author(s): Feitshans, T. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 193) TRIPS, biotechnology and the public domain: what role will world trade law play? Author(s): Linarelli, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 215) Regulating GM products in the EU: risk, precaution and international trade. Author(s): Hilson, C. French, D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 239) International trade in genetically altered agricultural products: impact of the biosafety protocol. Author(s): Thorson, N. W.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 277) Environmental policy and the reform of European agriculture law. Author(s): Rodgers, C.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 301) Reforming United States environmental regulations for agriculture: impediments and opportunities. Author(s): Adelman, D. E.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • School of Law, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2003
  • ISBN
  • 9780851996639
  • Record Number
  • 20033204367