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Cover for A future strategy for organic development in Southern Africa.

This volume brought together research on concepts and global perspectives on organic food systems, on methods of building capacity in times of climate change, on supporting organic farmers and on upscaling the organic sector in Africa. This chapter summarizes these findings and concludes that four...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.; Purkis, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Renewing partnerships with non-state actors for sustainable diets through sustainable agriculture.

Any diet that is qualified as a 'sustainable diet' should be nutritionally adequate, affordable, safe, healthy and culturally acceptable. In optimizing natural and human resources, provision of sustainable diets requires strong partnerships among the stakeholders engaged in production, delivery and ...

Author(s)
Ghosh, K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organic research contributes to sector development and good organic policy: the Danish, Swiss, American and African case studies.

Research in ten countries (in Africa, America and Europe) has shown that organic research promotes evidence-based policy development. A seven countries study by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (2008) on how governments can assist organic sectors, provided guidelines...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
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 Large-scale dairy and poultry production in Russia: efficiency and external environment.

This chapter analyses the production efficiency and the reasons behind the different development pace of dairy and poultry production in Russia. It also describes the reasons and consequences of growth in these two industries and the transition to addressing the environmental problems of these...

Author(s)
Surovtsev, V. N.; Schedrin, E.; Ponomarev, M.; Chastikova, E.; Saigusheva, U.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Russian trade in agricultural products: current state and influences of trade integration.

Trade in agricultural products has become more and more internationalized and globalized. A global trading system is now both more free and fair than ever before, which will boost global prosperity and contribute significantly to global economic development. Favourable conditions for international...

Author(s)
Erokhin, V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farm support in Ukraine and Russia under the rules of the WTO.

Ukraine acceded to the WTO in 2008 and Russia acceded in 2012. As WTO members, Ukraine and Russia have binding commitments not to exceed given levels of farm support. The ceilings apply to the sum of certain types of domestic support, calculated in a particular way. This chapter reviews the...

Author(s)
Brink, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Deregulating agriculture.

This chapter shows the experience of agricultural deregulation in Australia. First, a brief history about the extent of agricultural regulation prior to the 1980s is presented. This helps the reader to appreciate how daunting the task was. The second section demonstrates how the deregulation of...

Author(s)
Zhou, Z. Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939458)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of EU integration on a transitioning economy.

This chapter examines Albanian agricultural and rural development policy in the context of the EU integration process. It discusses: the strategic framework for agriculture and rural development; the implementation of national agricultural and rural development support schemes; and the alignment...

Author(s)
Schaefer, B.; Cela, R.; Marku, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Incomes and agricultural policy.

This chapter deals with the objectives of agricultural policy, particularly the income aims. It focuses on the reaction that governments have made towards the economic pressures on their farmers, as shown in the declared and implied aims of their agricultural policies. Particular attention is given ...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter

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