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Cover for Regulating domestic markets.

This chapter focuses on (1) what motivated domestic government intervention, in the form of regulations, in agricultural biotechnology market transactions; (2) how domestic governments regulate market transactions; and (3) what the impact of domestic regulations on the development and...

Author(s)
Isaac, G. E.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995137)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Potassium and sodium.

This chapter describes K availability and fate in soil in sugarbeet fields; K concentration and uptake by sugarbeet plants; effects of K on sugarbeet physiology and yield; sources of K and Na fertilizers; K recommendations in the UK and USA; and environmental impact of K fertilizer application;...

Author(s)
Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996233)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Health, nutrition and food demand.

This book discusses the likely impacts of health information on the demand for various foods in various countries and among various socioeconomic groups. The effects of types of information such as food scares related to mad cow disease and advertising are also discussed. The book serves as...

Author(s)
Chern, W. S.; Rickertsen, K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996479)
Type
Book
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Cover for Banana wars: the anatomy of a trade dispute. Introduction.

A brief introduction to the trade dispute over the sale of bananas into the European Union (EU) market which arose from the complex licensing system developed by the EU to regulate banana imports in the 'Single Market' in 1993 and ended in April 2001 is provided. Five aspects related to the banana...

Author(s)
Josling, T.; Taylor, T.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This concluding chapter draws some lessons for the trade system and for avoiding or resolving trade conflicts in the future from the banana trade dispute between the USA and the European Union. Five facets of trade are discussed: the question of preferences and the integration of former colonial...

Author(s)
Josling, T.; Taylor, T.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 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 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
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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

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