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Cover for Distribution and importance.

This chapter discusses the origin, early and present distribution of bananas and plantains (Musa). The main banana-producing countries are presented, which are classified (according to world production and trade) into four large groups, namely the dollar area, ACP countries (referring to the 48...

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Politics and economics.

Choice of production systems for poultry is complex given the different attitudes and needs of different stakeholders, including producers, retailers, consumers and governments, with welfare and environmental considerations playing an important role. Political and legal decisions both affect and...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Tourism and transition: governance, transformation and development.

This book presents current research on the roles and importance of tourism and its interrelationships with governance and development in transition economies and those adjusting to the accession requirements of the enlarged EU. The geographical coverage ranges across Central and Eastern Europe, the ...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book
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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 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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