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Cover for Government policy for agriculture and rural areas.

This chapter deals with the problems agriculture and the rural economy faces and the policies used to tackle them. It starts from a general review of why governments wish to interfere with the running of the economy, and discusses the four basic stages of the policy process. The chapter then moves...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644752)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The analysis of procurement risk perceptions within traditional cross-border transactions in food supply networks.

In the previous chapter, the trans-European cross-border exchange of food and the flow of international food chains at specific chain levels were identified. This chapter builds on these data, and analyses these food chains and the transaction processes by identifying and assessing the perceived...

Author(s)
Novak, B. M.; Canavari, M.; Schiefer, G.; Fritz, M.; Deiters, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effects of EU integration on a transitioning economy.

This chapter examines Albanian agricultural and rural development policy in the context of the EU integration process. It discusses: the strategic framework for agriculture and rural development; the implementation of national agricultural and rural development support schemes; and the alignment...

Author(s)
Schaefer, B.; Cela, R.; Marku, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm incomes, wealth and agricultural policy: filling the CAP's core information gap.

The main thesis of this book is that, within the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), incomes are not, and never have been, assessed in a way that is appropriate to the fundamental needs of policy. This also applies in the UK and most other industrialized countries. Furthermore, with a few...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter looks at the different approaches to viewing farm income, the gap in the EU farm income information system, the issue regarding the use of appropriate income indicators, and the role of information in policymaking.

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Incomes and agricultural policy.

This chapter deals with the objectives of agricultural policy, particularly the income aims. It focuses on the reaction that governments have made towards the economic pressures on their farmers, as shown in the declared and implied aims of their agricultural policies. Particular attention is given ...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conceptual issues.

This chapter reviews the concepts of income appropriate to stated agricultural policy objectives and compares these with the indicators currently in use in the EU and elsewhere. First, the chapter explores what is meant by 'standard of living' in the context of agricultural policy. Second, the...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indicators of income from agricultural production.

This chapter firstly reviews the various aggregate indicators related to income from agricultural production that are employed by the EU and UK, the general methodology underlying them and the pictures they present. It then goes on to give a similar treatment to the microeconomic measures. Though...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Incomes of agricultural households.

This chapter brings together a comprehensive collection of the macroeconomic and microeconomic data on farm household incomes in the EU and some other OECD countries, and presents the empirical evidence by which the income situation of agricultural households can be judged within a policy context....

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wealth.

This chapter is concerned with the economic attributes of wealth and its relationship with agricultural policy. An attempt is made to present the asset position of farmers in the EU, particularly the UK, as well as the USA. The chapter draws attention to the distinction between, on the one hand,...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter

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