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Cover for Current situation and potential development of geographical indications in Europe.

This chapter describes the current situation and potential development of geographical indications (GIs) in Europe, taking the term GI in a broad sense according to consumers' perceptions of the products offered in the market. It also analyses the types and numbers of European GI food products, the ...

Author(s)
Arfini, F.; Albisu, L. M.; Giacomini, C.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Geographical indications: collective organization and management.

This chapter explains why and how, in a context of stronger competition for generic products in globalized markets, some European farmers and artisan processing enterprises have built 'strategic alliances' to coordinate the production and sales of origin food products. The first section of the...

Author(s)
Réviron, S.; Chappuis, J. M.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Geographical indications, consumers and citizens.

This chapter draws mainly from existing studies in Europe to present what is known about how geographical indication (GI) products and labels are perceived and used by consumers and citizens. First, an overview is given of the nature of contemporary food markets and the role of origin within these, ...

Author(s)
Tregear, A.; Giraud, G.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origin products, geographical indications and rural development.

In order to explore the contributions of origin products (OPs) to rural development, this chapter first conceptualizes both origin products (OPs) and rural development, and then analyses how different actors involved in OP systems mobilize these resources within their strategies. The examples of EU ...

Author(s)
Belletti, G.; Marescotti, A.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public policies and geographical indications.

This chapter sets out to widen the debate on geographical indications (GIs), situating protection policies in the EU in the broader context of the public policies with which they are more or less directly involved. First, after presenting the historical and geographical justifications behind GI...

Author(s)
Barjolle, D.; Sylvander, B.; Thévenod-Mottet, E.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction and background.

This chapter provides an introduction to organic farming of cattle as well as their nutrition. The different topics addressed include the aims and principles of organic cattle production, elements of cattle nutrition, ingredients for organic diets, breeds for organic production, feeding organic...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937584)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equal access for all? Regulative mechanisms, inequality and tourism mobility.

This chapter focuses on those who are relatively immobile because of the economic and other structural and regulative mechanisms, such as class, race, gender and religion, which affect the economic and social capital of individuals in society and therefore their life chances, with respect to...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trust and relationships in selected European agri-food chains.

This chapter explores the nature and role of trust in eight selected agri-food chains in four EU countries (the pigs-to-sausage and barley-to-beer chains in Germany, the cattle-to-beef and pigs-to-pigmeat chains in Ireland, the pigs-to-cured ham and cereal-to-bread chains in Spain, and the malting...

Author(s)
Leat, P.; Henchion, M.; Albisu, L. M.; Fischer, C.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improving agri-food chain relationships in Europe: the role of public policy.

This chapter deals with the role that government policies, and especially EU policies, can play in improving agri-food chain relationships. The chapter starts with a review of the main factors that influence agri-food chain relationships, based on the previous chapters of this book, as well as...

Author(s)
Albisu, L. M.; Henchion, M.; Leat, P.; Blandford, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of legislation and assurance schemes on alternative systems for poultry welfare.

Whereas a wide range of policy instruments - legal, economic, education and publicity - are available to effect changes in production systems, legislation and market-led assurance schemes have been the main forces used to protect and enhance the welfare of farm animals. The Conventions of the...

Author(s)
Pritchard, D. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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