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Cover for Conflicts over meaning and policy entrepreneurship within the CAP (1986-1992).

This chapter suggests that the evolution of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the period from 1986 to 1992 may be characterized largely by a continuation of the cognitively and normatively instituted problems by the end of the previous period, and by a specification of the solutions...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The formation of a policy field: organic farming within the CAP (1993-2005).

This chapter proposes that the period from 1993 to 2005 is characterized by the institutionalization of a policy field concerned with organic farming within the auspices of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). It is proposed that organic farming, by 2005, has been established within the CAP as (i) ...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions.

This chapter highlights the discursive and institutional changes captured within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), particularly in the policy field of organic farming, by the discursive institutional approach. It then offers conclusions on the conditions for, and dynamics of, institutional...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Common Agricultural Policy in an enlarged Europe: bright or bleak prospects for Africa?

This chapter first presents a brief summary of the agricultural aspects of the eastern enlargement of the EU and the mid-term review (MTR) of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). It then provides a quantitative assessment of how the eastern enlargement and the MTR reform will affect agriculture in ...

Author(s)
Gersfelt, B.; Jensen, H. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism education in the new Europe.

This chapter reviews tourism education in the former Communist states of Central Europe and in Malta and Cyprus. It reviews some of the main trends in tourism education in the new Europe, concentrating particularly on the development of curricula, human resources and student exchange.

Author(s)
Richards, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trends in the organization of the meat industry.

This paper discusses the trends in the organization of the UK meat industry against the background of EU and world meat production. It shows that the UK meat industry, along with meat industries in other countries, is changing to reflect the shift in consumer preferences and the globalization of...

Author(s)
Wood, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851999081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CAP regulations and farm household relations.

This chapter shows that the instruments of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) created new social and socioeconomic conditions that in some countries favoured the integration of women in the agricultural occupation and the development of new gender realities in farm households. The chapter is...

Author(s)
Safilios-Rothschild, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farm women in Slovenia.

This chapter considers the position of farm women in Slovenia, following the political, economic and social transformations that have occurred over the 1990s. The diminishing involvement of women in Slovenian agriculture is highlighted. The chapter positions this within the modernization and...

Author(s)
Istenič, M. Č.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxin problems in nuts and dried fruits from the Mediterranean basin.

The occurrence of toxigenic molds and mycotoxin formation can be a problem in the Mediterranean basin. Nuts and dried fruits, the major commodities produced and traded in the basin, may be contaminated with aflatoxins and ochratoxin A. The nuts most at risk for aflatoxin formation are peanuts,...

Author(s)
Özay, G.; Ozer, H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stewardship, 'proper' farming and environmental gain: contrasting experiences of agri-environmental schemes in Canada and the EU.

This chapter concentrates primarily on the notions of 'stewardship' and 'environmentally friendly farming' contained in the Ontario Environmental Farm Plan (EFP), making some contrasts with ideas underpinning European agri-environmental schemes. It is suggested that the Canadian scheme represents a ...

Author(s)
Robinson, G. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter

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