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Cover for Modelling the impact of compulsory foot and mouth disease insurance in the European Union.

This chapter compares two ways of financing the programmes to combat foot and mouth disease in the EU and uses a simulation model to determine the welfare and production implications of the two systems. The two systems analysed are: (1) a purely tax-financed system, where all costs for preventive...

Author(s)
Jansson, T.; Norell, B.; Rabinowicz, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Implementing a bond scheme.

This chapter discusses how a bond scheme might be implemented as part of the Common Agricultural Policy reform in the EU, addressing some concerns expressed by stakeholders. Topics covered include: determining payment levels, base entitlements and payment profiles; market capitalization of bonds;...

Author(s)
Swinbank, A.; Little, J.; Knapp, T.; Sottomayor, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Asking farmers about their response to the proposed bond scheme.

This chapter discusses a postal survey of farmers conducted in the UK, Germany and Portugal (n=∼4500 in each country; response rate=40.2, 36.8, and 33.4%, respectively) aimed at determining their reactions to a proposed bond scheme as part of the Common Agricultural Policy reform in the EU. It...

Author(s)
Tranter, R.; Costa, L.; Knapp, T.; Little, J.; Sottomayor, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A bond scheme to facilitate CAP reform.

This chapter explores the practicalities and acceptability of a bond scheme as part of Common Agricultural Policy reform in the EU. It begins with a discussion on the need for a decision on the future of direct payments. A six-component implementation of the bond scheme is described. The difference ...

Author(s)
Swinbank, A.; Tangermann, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From CAP to CARPE: embedding the bond scheme proposal in a comprehensive reform.

This chapter discusses a bond scheme proposal as part of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform in the EU. It suggests that the direct payments of CAP's first pillar made over a period of time be replaced with a system of tradable bonds, which will help farms adjust to the transition from CAP...

Author(s)
Costa, L.; Cunha, A.; Mendes, A.; Sottomayor, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Why a bond scheme was not adopted in 1992.

This chapter discusses the failed attempt to adopt a bond scheme as part of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform in 1992. It begins with a review of the 1991 Danish bond scheme proposal. The factors attributed to the failure of the bond scheme are then analysed, including: the timing of the...

Author(s)
Daugbjerg, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
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

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