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Cover for Agritourism pillars.

This chapter describes a farm generating income from as many as four different sources, i.e. from agritourism, from the direct sale of its products to tourists, from ecological production and from the European Union funds for unfavoured areas. On the other hand, in such countries as New Zealand,...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International perspectives on sustainable farmland management.

This chapter offers a brief overview of the inter-related features of the international agricultural policy debate concerning farmland sustainability. In discussing recent contributions, the chapter looks first at some of the short-term implications of changes to the structure of European farm...

Author(s)
Potter, C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933517)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop wild relatives: putting information in a European policy context.

This chapter shows how information collected in the framework of various European policy processes (in particular concerning nature conservation policy) can be used in the evaluation of the occurrence and status of crop wild relatives, and therefore help in defining conservation priorities.

Author(s)
Richard, D.; Augusto, G.; Evans, D.; Loïs, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The costs and benefits of compliance with food safety standards for exports by developing countries: the case of fish and fishery products.

This chapter explores the food safety standards facing developing country exporters of fish and fishery products supplying the EU and the USA. It argues that, while the required changes to existing control systems and investments in enhanced testing and production capacity may be considerable, the...

Author(s)
Henson, S.; Jaffee, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The regulatory regime and its impact on innovation activities in agro-food biotechnology in the EU and USA.

This chapter gives a brief overview on regulatory principles and implementation activities in the field of agro-food biotechnology in the EU in comparison to the US system. On the basis of this background, the development of specific indicators for innovation activities in this field is compared...

Author(s)
Menrad, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policies affecting resource adjustment in agriculture in the European Union.

This chapter reviews the various attempts that have been made to use instruments to facilitate agricultural adjustment in the EU, including those that are currently in operation. These instruments include: early retirement and installation of new entrants; investment; and training. The picture of...

Author(s)
Cahill, C.; Hill, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structural change in European agriculture.

This chapter examines how the structure of the European agricultural industry has been evolving and the characteristics that shape its ability to adjust. The focus is on the members of the EU-15. Common patterns of change are identified, including: the exit of labour from agriculture; and changes...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy reform and adjustment in the European Union: changes in the Common Agricultural Policy and enlargement.

This chapter presents the principal findings of an analysis of the impact of the 2003 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on EU agricultural markets and incomes over the period 2004-2010. It also projects future developments in agricultural markets in the EU-25, taking into account CAP...

Author(s)
Bascou, P.; Londero, P.; Münch, W.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Common Agricultural Policy and organic farming: an institutional perspective on continuity and change.

This book deals with institutional change within the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and, in particular, it deals with the type of institutional change that is ideational in nature. A discursive institutional perspective on change is elaborated and applied with specific focus on the...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism in the new Europe: the challenges and opportunities of EU enlargement.

This book addresses European tourism within the framework of an enlarged European Union of 25 members. It looks at the substantial reorientation of the organizational framework of European tourism and its profound implications for future structural and geographical patterns of development....

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Smith, M.; Marciszewska, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book

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