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Cover for Introduction.

An overview of the evolution of European agriculture and the Common Agricultural Policy is presented in this introduction, before outlining the main objectives of the book.

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The common agricultural policy: long-standing and new paradigms.

This chapter discusses the evolution of the Common Agricultural Policy over time, and describes the agricultural sector in the EU member states.

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for The developing organic sector in Southern and Eastern Africa: what have we learned about sustainable development?

This chapter introduces food systems and organic farming, outlines the development of organic farming in Southern Africa, and grapples with the idea of sustainable development; drawing on earlier work of the author entitled Sustainable Development: Developing What to Sustain Whom? a conceptual...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for An overview of global organic and regenerative agriculture movements.

This chapter gives an historical overview of the organic agriculture (OA) sector and the closely aligned production systems of agroecology, permaculture and regenerative agriculture. It explains how the modern organic movement emerged from concern over the loss of quality in crops with an increase...

Author(s)
Leu, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The economics of farm animal welfare: theory, evidence and policy.

This book contains 9 chapters that discuss some of the latest developments in economic research that are relevant to animal welfare and related policy development, including the evolution of animal welfare as a branch of animal science; animal welfare from an economic theory perspective; consumer...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, B. V.; Moran, D.; D'Eath, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The Common Agricultural Policy and Romanian agriculture.

This book presents a synthesis of the evolution of the European agricultural policy and the transformation of the European agricultural sector in the context of modification of the paradigm of the agricultural model. It also highlights the impact of the Common Agricultural Policy on the evolution...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysis of the European agricultural context.

This chapter considers the Romanian agricultural sector within the coordinates of the Common Agricultural Policy and presents an analysis of the evolution of the agricultural sector and agricultural industry in the case of several EU-28 member states and Norway between 2006 and 2015. This analysis...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions.

This concluding chapter looks at the convergence of Romanian agriculture with the requirements of the Common Agricultural Policy and the European agricultural model.

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Reshaping agriculture to reduce obesity.

This chapter provides an overview of the global burden of the growing obesity epidemic and reviews regional trends in macronutrient availability. It then presents drivers of food overconsumption and explains the likely contribution of agriculture to the growing obesity epidemic in low- and...

Author(s)
Ecker, O.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversifying rice-centric agriculture and diets: the Bangladesh experience.

This chapter reviews recent policy developments in agriculture and nutrition in Bangladesh,and then draws upon household-level data to examine trends related to agricultural production, food consumption and nutrition, and women's empowerment. Using this evidence, the chapter presents a...

Author(s)
Ahmed, A. U.; Ghostlaw, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter

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