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Cover for Global context on price volatility and supply chains - is Europe competitive?

This chapter focuses on where the EU poultry industry needs to be heading in the future to remain competitive. It highlights growing meat demand as a main driver for change, and looks at the main challenges facing the industry, focusing in particular on feed price volatility and how this can be...

Author(s)
Mulder, N. D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of legislation and assurance schemes on alternative systems for poultry welfare.

Whereas a wide range of policy instruments - legal, economic, education and publicity - are available to effect changes in production systems, legislation and market-led assurance schemes have been the main forces used to protect and enhance the welfare of farm animals. The Conventions of the...

Author(s)
Pritchard, D. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives: putting information in a European policy context.

This chapter shows how information collected in the framework of various European policy processes (in particular concerning nature conservation policy) can be used in the evaluation of the occurrence and status of crop wild relatives, and therefore help in defining conservation priorities.

Author(s)
Richard, D.; Augusto, G.; Evans, D.; Loïs, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From conversion payments to integrated action plans in the European Union.

Organic farming is an approach to agriculture that emphasizes environmental protection, animal welfare, sustainable resource use and social justice objectives, utilizing the market to help support those objectives and compensate for the internalization of externalities. Although organic farming as...

Author(s)
Lampkin, N.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997407)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The influence of the EU Common Agricultural Policy on the competitiveness of organic farming.

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) strongly influences the economic framework of agriculture in the EU, contributing to a significant share of farm receipts. Organic farms tend to receive higher total payments than comparable conventional farms due to support from agri-environmental programmes....

Author(s)
Offermann, F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997407)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integration of environmental objectives into agricultural policy making.

Following an introduction, sections cover: for European decision-making processes in agriculture and the environment; pressures for environmental integration; the response of the agricultural community - the MacSharry reforms and the environment; and linkages and tensions between regulation 2078/92 ...

Author(s)
Lowe, P.; Baldock, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The beef regime.

The reformed livestock support system of the European Union post 1992 is reviewed. Particular reference is made to the livestock support regime in Denmark and the UK and its implications for bee farming. The impact of the reformed policy is discussed using data from two studies: 389 beef farmers in ...

Author(s)
Andersen, E.; Rutherford, A.; Winter, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sheepmeat and goatmeat regime.

An investigation into the way in which the evolution of the used sheep meat and goat meat policy has impacted upon the sector and what the consequences have been for the environment is presented. Particular reference is made to the way in which a common policy has had a diversity of impacts among...

Author(s)
Ashworth, S.; Caraveli, H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The arable crops regime and the use of pesticides.

The impacts of the arable crop regime on pesticide use within the EU are assessed and the potential implications of policy change for environmental quality are discussed. Following an introduction, sections cover: agricultural support and pesticide usage; applied theory - overview of the...

Author(s)
Falconer, K.; Oskam, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The arable crops regime and nitrogen pollution control.

The role of agricultural policy in terms of improving nutritional management practices in the EU with the objective of reducing nitrogen pollution from intensive livestock production units is investigated. The economic and environmental benefits are assessed in response to the reform of the CAP and ...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Hoogeveen, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter

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