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Cover for China's road to a nutrition-driven agricultural and food system.

This chapter discusses the linkages between agriculture, food, and nutrition in China. It begins with an overview of existing nutrition governance and policies, followed by a discussion of the major research progress on agriculture and nutrition links in recent years. The chapter then identifies...

Author(s)
Chen, K.; Wang, Z.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policies on shifting cultivation in the countries of the eastern Himalayas.

This chapter reviews government policies in the countries of the eastern Himalayas and how they have affected shifting cultivation. The policies, implementation, and outcomes in individual countries are presented first, followed by a discussion of gaps and weaknesses across the region and some...

Author(s)
Phuntsho, K.; Rawat, G. S.; Rasul, G.; Wu Ning
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetically modified foods in the light of food regimes.

This chapter describes how transgenic technology issues can be understood in the light of food regime concepts and lead to different experience with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in different countries. It discusses GMO neoregulation in the USA, the European Union (with particular reference ...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for improved nutrition: seizing the momentum.

This book highlights the important links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programmes and policies, as well as through diverse perspectives, such as gender....

Author(s)
Fan, S.; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Agri-food chain relationships.

This book is the result of several years of research activity on the topic of how to better link farmers, processors and retailers with each other in order to ensure and improve the supply of food products which meet consumer needs and wants. The book is structured in three parts. Starting with an...

Author(s)
Fischer, C.; Hartmann, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for China's livestock revolution: agribusiness and policy developments in the sheep meat industry.

The livestock sector of China today is barely recognizable to that of two decades ago. The enormous change and growth of the industry will continue to have profound effects both within China and internationally. Understanding China's livestock revolution requires an in-depth study of the forces at...

Author(s)
Waldron, S.; Brown, C.; Longworth, J.; Zhang CunGen
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932466)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Institutional changes.

The institutional settings described in this chapter underpin agricultural policies, as well as the agribusiness and industry developments. As such, institutions can be regarded as industry drivers. This is especially the case in Chinese agriculture where some powerful institutions have a strong...

Author(s)
Waldron, S.; Brown, C.; Longworth, J.; Zhang CunGen
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932466)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy initiatives.

Navigating the enormous number of policies relevant to agricultural industries in China can be a daunting task. Policy edicts and announcements give the impression that the policies are large, well resourced, coordinated and have a high impact. Although this can be the case, many other policies are ...

Author(s)
Waldron, S.; Brown, C.; Longworth, J.; Zhang CunGen
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932466)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic effects of producing or banning GM crops.

This chapter examines the economic effects of the different policy responses from the EU regarding the introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops in other regions. Some light is shed on the different regulatory systems in Brazil, China, the EU and the USA. This picture is supplemented by some...

Author(s)
Wronka, J.; Schmitz, P. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter

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