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Cover for Agricultural policies and trade liberalisation.

This chapter starts with an overview of the agricultural policies in the EU, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, focusing on the general policy objectives and the types of instruments applied. It then deals with the quantitative level of agricultural support in the countries concerned, based...

Author(s)
Silvis, H.; Rijswick, C. van
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
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 Farm subsidies and agricultural trade policy: the case of US support programmes.

This chapter reviews US farm policy and the role of farm subsidies in trade and trade negotiations of the USA. It focuses especially on the current US farm programmes as they were revised under the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. Features of the Act that are most important for...

Author(s)
Sumner, D. A.
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 The US peanut quota buyout: sectoral adjustment to policy change under the 2002 Farm Act.

This chapter presents an overview of the changes in US groundnut policy in the 2002 Farm Act, and assesses some of the factors that have affected the transition to the new regime. The first section provides a brief overview of the groundnut marketing quota system and the factors that led to policy...

Author(s)
Dohlman, E.; Hoffman, L.; Young, E.; McBride, W.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy for agricultural adjustment in the United States.

This chapter explores options for an active adjustment policy for US agriculture. First, it provides a brief review of exiting policies, with particular emphasis on elements oriented towards facilitating adjustment. It then (i) discusses the likely initial impact of a policy change involving a...

Author(s)
Blandford, D.; Boisvert, R. N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of domestic agricultural reforms and market access on trade and production in less developed countries.

This chapter analyses the impact of OECD policies, particularly US farm programmes, on the developing countries. It separately considers: (i) the impact of OECD domestic support programmes on world markets through their impact on OECD agricultural exports; and (ii) OECD protection of agricultural...

Author(s)
Robinson, S.; Thierfelder, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for US agricultural policy: the 2002 farm bill and WTO Doha round proposals.

The misalignment of US farm policy and the early US reform proposal in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha negotiations resulted in subsequent weakening of the US reform proposal. In August 2003, the USA joined the EU in putting forward a proposal deemed by key developing countries as offering...

Author(s)
Orden, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Socio-economic issues in pasture-based farming.

In this chapter, the drivers of demand and trends in demand and production are outlined. Issues around accounting for the positive and negative externalities of pastoral agriculture are discussed as well as mechanisms used to provide financial support for pastoral agriculture. Next, approaches to...

Author(s)
Bewsell, D.; Dake, C.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934118)
Type
Book chapter

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