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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 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 Morocco: the visible hand.

Following an overview of Morocco's agriculture, this chapter describes the country's seed sector and its evolution. One successful seed enterprise is then described, covering its history, structure, cash flow and marketing. The chapter ends with a conclusion on the challenges and strengths of the...

Author(s)
Lyamani, A.; Silué, D.; Guéi, R. G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938437)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emerging scared: an analysis of socioeconomic data on conversion in South Africa.

Based on a questionnaire survey of farmers (n=29) who converted to organic farming, this chapter investigates the socioeconomic aspects of the organic farming movement in South Africa. Those features, together with the problems associated with the conversion from conventional to organic farming,...

Author(s)
Niemeyer, K. B.; Lombard, J. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930387)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management: retrospect and prospect.

This paper outlines the history and evolution of pest management tactics based on the era of traditional approaches (ancient-1938), era of pesticides (1939-75) and era of integrated pest management (IPM, 1976 onwards). It identifies the key elements of a successful IPM programme as well as the...

Author(s)
Dhaliwal, G. S.; Opender Koul; Ramesh Arora
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural policies and trade liberalisation.

This chapter starts with an overview of the agricultural policies in the EU, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, focusing on the general policy objectives and the types of instruments applied. It then deals with the quantitative level of agricultural support in the countries concerned, based...

Author(s)
Silvis, H.; Rijswick, C. van
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter

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