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Cover for Canadian agricultural environmental policy: from the right to farm to farming right.

This chapter describes key features of Canadian agricultural environmental policy, assesses the effectiveness of the Canadian approach and compares this approach to agricultural environmental policies in the EU and the USA. The chapter provides an overview of key environmental issues involving...

Author(s)
Rajsic, P.; Ramlal, E.; Fox, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Voluntary certification schemes and legal standards in the EU.

This chapter compares voluntary certification schemes and obligatory cross compliance rules in agriculture in the EU. Beside a comparison of attributes, the potential synergies between cross compliance and private standards are discussed along three levels of aggregation: the farmer, the supply...

Author(s)
Jongeneel, R.; Herzfeld, T.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An EU/US perspective on nutrient management policies and growth hormone bans in the beef sector.

This chapter presents an analysis of the compliance costs for beef farmers in the EU and the USA for specific environmental and food safety regulations and the impact this cost increase may have on the competitiveness of beef production on the world market. It is argued that environmental...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Good agricultural and environmental conditions in the EU and their implications for international trade in cereals.

This chapter addresses the impact of compliance and costs of compliance with environmental standards on the competitiveness of farms producing cereals. First, an insight is provided into the cereal market in the EU and main production regions around the world. It is then shown that the requirements ...

Author(s)
Jongeneel, R.; Poux, X.; Fox, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trade effects of environmental and animal welfare standards in the hog sectors of the EU, US and Canada.

This chapter explores the trade effects of environmental regulations (related to reducing water pollution from excess nitrogen) and animal welfare standards in the pig sectors of the EU, USA and Canada. It is revealed that total compliance costs with the Nitrates Directive by pig producers in the...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Rajsic, P.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluating WTO institutions for resolving trade disputes involving non-tariff measures: four cases involving Brazil.

This chapter provides a perspective of developing countries on the role of the World Trade Organization in solving Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) agreement and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) agreement trade conflicts caused by government regulations. The role of private standards impacting...

Author(s)
Miranda, S. H. G. de
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Meeting standards in EU agriculture: the changing policy context.

This chapter explores the role of, and need for, policy interventions to promote standards in relation to agriculture and environmental protection in the EU. It concludes that while there are broad similarities in policy approaches in the EU, USA, Canada and New Zealand, there are however important ...

Author(s)
Swales, V.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Is agricultural productivity growth slowing in Western Europe?

This chapter assesses the prospect of slowing agricultural productivity growth in Western Europe. Statistical techniques are applied to individual country data for 11 EU countries to determine whether any of them experienced a slowing of productivity growth. Although the authors observed stagnant...

Author(s)
Wang, S. L.; Schimmelpfennig, D.; Fuglie, K. O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939212)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in Mediterranean Islands: a comparative analysis.

This chapter analyses the main dimensions of 24 Mediterranean islands representing seven European countries. It highlights some of the economic barriers to sustainability. Islands are classified by area into large, medium, small and micro, and also by population density- from high to low. The...

Author(s)
Ruggieri, G.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Labels of origin for food: local development, global recognition.

This book seeks to set geographical indications (GIs) in the context of the overall development of today's economies and societies as marked by globalization and the interaction of cultures that this entails. The book is divided into two parts. The first part (chapters 1-6) sets out the findings of ...

Author(s)
Barham, E.; Sylvander, B.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
Type
Book

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