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Cover for Risk and safety management.

This chapter focuses on safety risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The legal compliance to engage with risk and hazard management is examined in relation to health and safety legislation from around the world. It is illustrated that the engagement with risk...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economics of regulation in agriculture: compliance with public and private standards.

This volume investigates the cost implications and competitiveness effects resulting from regulations and standards in the fields of environment, human health and animal welfare and production-linked rules of "good agricultural conditions" for a range of agricultural products in the EU, USA, Canada ...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Fox, G.; Jongeneel, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book
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Cover for Canadian agricultural environmental policy: from the right to farm to farming right.

This chapter describes key features of Canadian agricultural environmental policy, assesses the effectiveness of the Canadian approach and compares this approach to agricultural environmental policies in the EU and the USA. The chapter provides an overview of key environmental issues involving...

Author(s)
Rajsic, P.; Ramlal, E.; Fox, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trade effects of environmental and animal welfare standards in the hog sectors of the EU, US and Canada.

This chapter explores the trade effects of environmental regulations (related to reducing water pollution from excess nitrogen) and animal welfare standards in the pig sectors of the EU, USA and Canada. It is revealed that total compliance costs with the Nitrates Directive by pig producers in the...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Rajsic, P.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Meeting standards in EU agriculture: the changing policy context.

This chapter explores the role of, and need for, policy interventions to promote standards in relation to agriculture and environmental protection in the EU. It concludes that while there are broad similarities in policy approaches in the EU, USA, Canada and New Zealand, there are however important ...

Author(s)
Swales, V.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stewardship, 'proper' farming and environmental gain: contrasting experiences of agri-environmental schemes in Canada and the EU.

This chapter concentrates primarily on the notions of 'stewardship' and 'environmentally friendly farming' contained in the Ontario Environmental Farm Plan (EFP), making some contrasts with ideas underpinning European agri-environmental schemes. It is suggested that the Canadian scheme represents a ...

Author(s)
Robinson, G. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy reform and adjustment in the agricultural sectors of developed countries.

This book focuses on the policy implications of growing pressures for economic adjustment in the agricultural sectors of developed countries. Selected papers from an international workshop at Imperial College, London in October 2003 and an international symposium in Philadelphia in the spring of...

Author(s)
Blandford, D.; Hill, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book
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Cover for Public concerns, environmental standards and agricultural trade.

This book reviews issues about the quality of the environment in relation to agriculture, and relates them to agricultural trade and competition. It focuses primarily on the key environmental and human-health issues (e.g., pollution from agriculture, the quality of landscapes, animal welfare, and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book
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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 Environmental and human-health standards influencing competitiveness.

This chapter is a synthesis of the principal environmental and human health related standards applying to agriculture in the EU, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It provides a comparison of the main environmental and health issues causing concern in the 5 countries, the policy measures and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter

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