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Cover for Women's migration for work: the case of Ukrainian caregivers in rural Italy.

This chapter reports on the experiences of Ukrainian migrant women who work in rural areas of Italy as domestic caregivers. It examines the official statistics on Ukrainian women in Italian rural areas; the social integration of Ukrainian caregivers in rural areas; the consequences in the country...

Author(s)
Greco, D.; Zanetti, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The geopolitical trial of tourism in modern Ukraine.

This chapter argues that contested fluctuations in Ukraine's geopolitical trajectory coupled to processes of decolonisation, denationalisation and decentralization of governance have particularly affected the critical path of tourism development. Within this context, the chapter examines the...

Author(s)
Doan, P.; Kiptenko, V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition to agricultural market economies: the future of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.

This book offers information on the agricultural economy of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU region). It covers a wide range of relevant issues, such as agricultural policies that affect production and trade, the privatization of land markets, the optimal use of fertilizers and other inputs, and ...

Author(s)
Schmitz, A.; Meyers, W. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book
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Cover for Overview of agriculture in Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.

This overview chapter examines the main systemic and policy changes for agriculture in Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU) that were part of these countries' transition from a planned economy to a market economy, and how these changes altered the commodity mix and volumes of KRU agricultural...

Author(s)
Liefert, W. M.; Liefert, O.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rise of the former Soviet Union region as a major grain exporter.

This chapter examines how and why the Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU) region has become a large grain exporter since 2000. Particular emphasis is on explaining the growth in KRU grain production, which provides domestic surpluses available for export. Rising input productivity has propelled...

Author(s)
Liefert, W. M.; Liefert, O.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy issues and prospects for Ukraine's grain exports.

The Ukrainian agricultural sector has been plagued by erratic and often unfavourable government policies. Both policy uncertainty and the actual nature of policies have the effect of increasing producer risk and reducing incentives to invest and improve management and inputs in agricultural...

Author(s)
Schroeder, K. G.; Meyers, W. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wheat export development in Ukraine.

Wheat exports are very important for Ukraine's economy and agricultural development. This chapter examines the key factors determining the increase of wheat exports and assesses the consequences of the state regulation of wheat exports. In addition, the losses of wheat producers in Ukraine are...

Author(s)
Kobuta, I.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural cooperative development in Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

The agricultural service cooperative is a means for incorporating small farmers into value chains that include larger downstream middlemen, processors, markets and grocery chains. This chapter describes the development of agricultural service cooperatives in the large wheat producing countries of...

Author(s)
Sedik, D.; Lerman, Z.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The emergence of agroholdings and patterns of land use in Ukraine.

Between 2007 and 2009, Ukraine's large agricultural holdings (agroholdings) trended upwardly (some years by 1 million hectares). Since then, agroholdings over 10,000 ha have decreased significantly. What are the prospects for future developments of agroholdings in Ukraine? Is further land...

Author(s)
Lapa, V.; Gagalyuk, T.; Ostapchuk, I.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International crop yield comparisons: selected KRU regions.

When studying Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU) regional crop yields, the effect of fertilizer choice on Russian grain yields is ultimately an empirical question requiring a point of comparison. In this chapter, we compare Russian input and output levels with those for the USA. Most of the...

Author(s)
Moss, C. B.; Schmitz, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter

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