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Cover for Geopolitics, food and agriculture.

This chapter looks at the geopolitical dynamics of food supplies. It analyses the historic importance of agricultural production and trade for urbanization, state-building and warfare, looking at examples from ancient times and various food regimes since the 19th century. With the 2008 global food...

Author(s)
Woertz, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decentralized governance of adaptation to climate change in Africa.

This book comprises 13 chapters divided into four sections. The first section explores the cross-sectorial aspects of climate change governance, with a focus on the disconnect between the central and subnational levels of governance and on how climate change has become a contested policy arena....

Author(s)
Friis-Hansen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conclusion: towards subnational climate change action amidst ambiguity and contestation over power and resources.

This concluding chapter provides a thorough discussion on the following topics: governance of climate change action; climate change action as an arena for political contestation; NGO facilitation of interaction between local government and communities; the political ecology of climate change;...

Author(s)
Friis-Hansen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The politics of agricultural trade.

This chapter points out that agricultural trade policy-making in the USA is more fragmented than in the EU and also more politicized and less technocratic. These differences and their implications are reviewed, after which there is a discussion of substantive changes in the goals of policy. While...

Author(s)
Grant, W.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Banana wars: the anatomy of a trade dispute.

In April 2001, the EU and the USA announced the end of a trade dispute over the sale of bananas into the EU market. The EU's allocation of import licences had been found to violate World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and to discriminate against suppliers from Latin America. This book examines the...

Author(s)
Josling, T. E.; Taylor, T. G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book
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Cover for European integration and the political economy of Central and Eastern European agricultural price and trade policy.

The results of an analysis of agricultural price and trade policies in Central and Eastern European countries since economic and political liberalization are summarized. The analysis includes both the level and mechanism of government intervention policy in the agrofood complex and investigates the ...

Author(s)
Hartell, J.; Swinnen, J. F. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994253)
Type
Book chapter

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