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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
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Cover for Promoting investment in agriculture for increased production and productivity.

This book identifies drivers of investment and then analyses policy options that cause those drivers to channel investment into agriculture in developing countries. Chapter 2 presents the concept and definition of investment in general, and chapter 3 analyses investment in agriculture. Chapter 4...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Drivers of investment in agriculture for increased production and productivity.

This chapter discusses the drivers of investment for farm-level capital formation and in agro-industry. It also discusses the public-private complementarity in investment, as well as policies and the enabling environment for investment. Drivers of farm-level investment discussed include household...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Promoting investment for increased agricultural production and productivity.

Ways to promote investment in agriculture in developing countries are examined. The discussion focuses on (1) promoting farm-household savings for on-farm investment, (2) promoting public sector investment in agriculture, (3) creating an enabling environment for corporate private sector investment...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Albania's agriculture industry.

The first part of this chapter begins with an overview of Albania's economy, agricultural sector performance, and the sector's role in economic growth. It then includes a description of Albania's production and processing capabilities and ends with a discussion of the major characteristics that...

Author(s)
Reed, B. F.; Skreli, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Serbia on the road to EU accession. Consequences for agricultural policy and the agri-food chain.

This book aims at providing relevant background information in the event that a decision is made by the EU to begin accession negotiations with Serbia. If this happens, then the full set of Copenhagen criteria will become relevant. The book focuses on one of the Copenhagen criteria: the existence...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Expected consequences for Serbia and the EU of Serbia accessing the EU.

This chapter draws on the previous chapters of the report in order to derive the likely consequences for Serbia's agricultural and agri-food sectors should it become an EU member in five to seven years. Three groups of issues are explored in this chapter. The first set of issues relates to Serbia's ...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving agri-food chain relationships in Europe: the role of public policy.

This chapter deals with the role that government policies, and especially EU policies, can play in improving agri-food chain relationships. The chapter starts with a review of the main factors that influence agri-food chain relationships, based on the previous chapters of this book, as well as...

Author(s)
Albisu, L. M.; Henchion, M.; Leat, P.; Blandford, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Global supply chains, standards and the poor: how the globalization of food systems and standards affects rural development and poverty.

This book looks at the restructuring of the agri-food industry and the rise of global retail chains in developing and transition countries, focusing on the implications of these changes for the poor. Part I (chapters 2-7) (i) identifies global changes in food standards and supply chains, (ii)...

Author(s)
Swinnen, J. F. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931858)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global supply chains, standards and the poor: some conclusions and implications for government policy and international organizations.

This chapter offers some key conclusions and policy implications for enabling and stimulating the development of high-value agri-food supply chains and improving efficiency and equity in high-value supply chains. It also rethinks the role of government in light of the development of high-value...

Author(s)
Swinnen, J. F. M.; Maertens, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931858)
Type
Book chapter

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