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Cover for Interactions between cattle and the environment: a general introduction.

Author(s)
Pfeffer, E.; Hristov, A. N.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farmer demand for agricultural biodiversity in Hungary's transition economy: a choice experiment approach.

This chapter relates economic development and transition with farmer demand for four components of agricultural biodiversity found on family farms in Hungary using a combination of a stated preference approach andsecondary data. Family farms in Hungary are known traditionally as ‘home gardens’....

Author(s)
Birol, E.; Kontoleon, A.; Smale, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990835)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The politics and economics of nitrate.

This chapter covers the effects of the EU Common Agricultural Policy on nitrogen use by UK farmers. Individual section describe the reaction to the nitrate problem, the EC 50 mg/l nitrate limit, and medical evidence. In the latter case, nitrate in drinking water caused two main health concerns,...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk.

In this chapter, risk is discussed in terms of the meaning of the word, financial risk and economic models. Further sections address: Risks to humans and the environment; Assessing environmental risk; Models, including a subsection on ecotoxicology; Risk and the Bayes Equation; The precautionary...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European Union legislation on mycotoxins in food and feed: overview of the decision-making process and recent and future developments.

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the European Union (EU) regulatory framework for feed and food safety legislation and the relevant decision-making process with particular emphasis on mycotoxins. Principles and objectives of the "General Food Law" of the EU are reported and details ...

Author(s)
Verstraete, F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxin problems in nuts and dried fruits from the Mediterranean basin.

The occurrence of toxigenic molds and mycotoxin formation can be a problem in the Mediterranean basin. Nuts and dried fruits, the major commodities produced and traded in the basin, may be contaminated with aflatoxins and ochratoxin A. The nuts most at risk for aflatoxin formation are peanuts,...

Author(s)
Özay, G.; Ozer, H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transition for EU accession: the case of Malta's restructuring tourism and transport sectors.

The relationships between tourism, transport and Malta's approach to EU membership are examined. There is a strong relationship between tourism and transport and it is evident that tourism would benefit from stricter EU regulations in the transport and environment sector to ensure improved service...

Author(s)
Attard, M.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A role for direct payments? The Doha Round, EU enlargement and prospects for CAP reform.

This chapter reviews the debate on direct payments within the context of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, and its relation to EU expansion and World Trade Organization negotiations. Topics covered include the process of CAP reform, the context and pressures for CAP reform, and prospects for ...

Author(s)
Cunha, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Compensation proposals for EU farm policy reform.

This chapter reviews proposals for decoupled payments to facilitate Common Agricultural Policy reform, highlighted in the literature from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. The issues emerging from a bond scheme proposed in a 1990 report for the Land Use and Food Policy Inter-Group of the European...

Author(s)
Little, J.; Knapp, T.; Sottomayor, M.; Swinbank, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Direct payments in the EU and their treatment in the WTO.

This chapter discusses the importance of direct payments under the Common Agricultural Policy in the EU, and their treatment in the World Trade Organization. Topics covered include the origins of the 1992 reforms, the 1992 (MacSharry) and 1999 (Agenda 2000) reforms, and limits on the total level of ...

Author(s)
Swinbank, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter

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