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Cover for What is the bioeconomy.

This chapter describes the bioeconomy as it is defined today in research and policy documents. The main characteristics of the various bioeconomy sectors, the relationships across sectors, and the related actors are described. The chapter also illustrates the main statistical evidence about the...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The analysis of procurement risk perceptions within traditional cross-border transactions in food supply networks.

In the previous chapter, the trans-European cross-border exchange of food and the flow of international food chains at specific chain levels were identified. This chapter builds on these data, and analyses these food chains and the transaction processes by identifying and assessing the perceived...

Author(s)
Novak, B. M.; Canavari, M.; Schiefer, G.; Fritz, M.; Deiters, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wealth.

This chapter is concerned with the economic attributes of wealth and its relationship with agricultural policy. An attempt is made to present the asset position of farmers in the EU, particularly the UK, as well as the USA. The chapter draws attention to the distinction between, on the one hand,...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Safety and regulation of microorganisms added to the food and feed chains, including probiotics - introduction and overview.

This book chapter shows how the way of regulating beneficial microorganisms for use in foods and feeds has developed to where it is today. A history from slop to pure cultures is presented, and constraints of the law on beneficial microorganisms are examined. The chapter focuses on food cultures,...

Author(s)
Wessels, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economics of regulation in agriculture: compliance with public and private standards.

This volume investigates the cost implications and competitiveness effects resulting from regulations and standards in the fields of environment, human health and animal welfare and production-linked rules of "good agricultural conditions" for a range of agricultural products in the EU, USA, Canada ...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Fox, G.; Jongeneel, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for State and federal responses to increasing input intensity in the US.

This chapter provides the reader with an understanding of US agri-environmental policy including a review of the approaches that have been used and a description of the overall regulatory context. It presents case studies that characterize compliance costs of key regulations and standards affecting ...

Author(s)
Winsten, J.; Knight, L. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Canadian agricultural environmental policy: from the right to farm to farming right.

This chapter describes key features of Canadian agricultural environmental policy, assesses the effectiveness of the Canadian approach and compares this approach to agricultural environmental policies in the EU and the USA. The chapter provides an overview of key environmental issues involving...

Author(s)
Rajsic, P.; Ramlal, E.; Fox, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An EU/US perspective on nutrient management policies and growth hormone bans in the beef sector.

This chapter presents an analysis of the compliance costs for beef farmers in the EU and the USA for specific environmental and food safety regulations and the impact this cost increase may have on the competitiveness of beef production on the world market. It is argued that environmental...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trade effects of environmental and animal welfare standards in the hog sectors of the EU, US and Canada.

This chapter explores the trade effects of environmental regulations (related to reducing water pollution from excess nitrogen) and animal welfare standards in the pig sectors of the EU, USA and Canada. It is revealed that total compliance costs with the Nitrates Directive by pig producers in the...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Rajsic, P.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluating WTO institutions for resolving trade disputes involving non-tariff measures: four cases involving Brazil.

This chapter provides a perspective of developing countries on the role of the World Trade Organization in solving Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) agreement and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) agreement trade conflicts caused by government regulations. The role of private standards impacting...

Author(s)
Miranda, S. H. G. de
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter

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