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Cover for European integration and the political economy of Central and Eastern European agricultural price and trade policy.

The results of an analysis of agricultural price and trade policies in Central and Eastern European countries since economic and political liberalization are summarized. The analysis includes both the level and mechanism of government intervention policy in the agrofood complex and investigates the ...

Author(s)
Hartell, J.; Swinnen, J. F. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994253)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture and international trade: law, policy and the WTO.

This book addresses the interface between the law of international trade as it relates to agriculture, the emerging legal and economic order for agricultural trade under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and their impact on agricultural policy reform in the EU and the USA. The...

Author(s)
Cardwell, M. N.; Grossman, M. R.; Rodgers, C. P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The WTO, international trade and agricultural policy reform.

This chapter considers the impact of World Trade Organization agreements and negotiations on agricultural policy reform in the EU and the USA. The United States Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 and the Mid-term Review of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy are discussed. Issues under...

Author(s)
Rodgers, C.; Cardwell, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multifunctionality of agriculture: a European community perspective.

This chapter discusses: (1) the development of multifunctional agriculture in the European Community prior to the Agenda 2000 reforms; (2) the commencement of the Agenda 2000 reforms, including the pressures that have promoted changes in policy; (3) the multifunctional elements of the measures...

Author(s)
Cardwell, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regulating GM products in the EU: risk, precaution and international trade.

The first part of this chapter explores how EU regulation of genetically modified (GM) products addresses the question of risk. It becomes clear that the EU is in the process of tightening risk regulation in relation to GM produce. Not only has the range of potential risks assessed within risk...

Author(s)
Hilson, C.; French, D.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental policy and the reform of European agriculture law.

This chapter considers the emergence of agri-environmental policy and its implementation within the legal framework of the Common Agricultural Policy. The chapter concludes with a consideration of the role that environmental protection may play as an important 'non-trade concern' in the future...

Author(s)
Rodgers, C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The politics of agricultural trade.

This chapter points out that agricultural trade policy-making in the USA is more fragmented than in the EU and also more politicized and less technocratic. These differences and their implications are reviewed, after which there is a discussion of substantive changes in the goals of policy. While...

Author(s)
Grant, W.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Multifunctionality and non-trade concerns.

This chapter first discusses multifunctionality and the various non-trade concerns in agriculture (i.e., environment, rural development, and food security). It then outlines the World Trade Organization negotiating positions related to multifunctionality of the USA, the Cairns Group, the EU, Norway ...

Author(s)
Grossman, M. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A role for direct payments? The Doha Round, EU enlargement and prospects for CAP reform.

This chapter reviews the debate on direct payments within the context of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, and its relation to EU expansion and World Trade Organization negotiations. Topics covered include the process of CAP reform, the context and pressures for CAP reform, and prospects for ...

Author(s)
Cunha, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology and the emergence of club behaviour in agricultural trade.

This chapter emphasizes direct trade in GM crops. It notes that two distinct groupings of countries are emerging in formulations of regulatory regimes for GM foods. One group is the EU 'club' where a combination of bans and restrictions on trade are being implemented. The second group is the North...

Author(s)
Tothova, M.; Oehmke, J. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter

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