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Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition pathways towards sustainability in agriculture: case studies from Europe.

The aim of this book is to improve the understanding of transition processes in European agriculture. It focuses on 'emerging transitions' - how new organizational forms and technologies change, and are changed by, mainstream actors and practices in the agricultural sector. This is achieved through ...

Author(s)
Sutherland, L. A.; Darnhofer, I.; Wilson, G. A.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book
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Cover for High nature value farming: environmental practices for rural sustainability.

This chapter focuses on possible transition pathways towards sustainable agriculture through an understanding of the environmental, social, cultural and economic advantages of 'high nature value farming' (HNVF) and its implications for European regions. The overall objective is to explore how the...

Author(s)
Peneva, M.; Draganova, M.; Gonzalez, C.; Diaz, M.; Mishev, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition processes and natural resource management.

Transitions relating to public goods from the agricultural sector, particularly water quality, are addressed in this chapter. The common characteristic of the three case studies presented in this chapter is that they focus on areas where agriculture is exerting pressure on water resources. The...

Author(s)
Vlahos, G.; Schiller, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'The missing actor': alternative agri-food networks and the resistance of key regime actors.

This chapter focuses on alliances and resistances within niches at the regional scale, and on the specific processes which allow them to overcome barriers and enable an emerging transition. The case studies presented in this chapter are alternative agri-food networks (AAFNs) in three regions of...

Author(s)
Darrot, C.; Diaz, M.; Tsakalou, E.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
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 CAP regulations and farm household relations.

This chapter shows that the instruments of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) created new social and socioeconomic conditions that in some countries favoured the integration of women in the agricultural occupation and the development of new gender realities in farm households. The chapter is...

Author(s)
Safilios-Rothschild, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural France: the case study regions of Les Alpes de Haute Provence and La Nièvre.

An overview of the French rural case study regions of Les Alpes de Haute Provence and La Nièvre is presented focusing on rural and economic development. Following an introduction that looks at socioeconomic indicators and EU structural policies, local resources are reviewed. Employment dynamics...

Author(s)
Bertrand, J. P.; Roux, B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994994)
Type
Book chapter

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