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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 regulatory regime and its impact on innovation activities in agro-food biotechnology in the EU and USA.

This chapter gives a brief overview on regulatory principles and implementation activities in the field of agro-food biotechnology in the EU in comparison to the US system. On the basis of this background, the development of specific indicators for innovation activities in this field is compared...

Author(s)
Menrad, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Opposition to genetically modified wheat and global food security.

This chapter evaluates the impact of consumer opposition (particularly European opposition) to the adoption of GM food (GM wheat) and to the realization of its benefits in terms of global food security. The chapter (i) develops a conceptual model of consumer acceptance of GM crops; (ii) quantifies...

Author(s)
Haggui, F.; Phillips, P. W. B.; Gray, R. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The coexistence of GM and non-GM arable crops in the EU: economic and market considerations.

Within the coexistence debate in Europe, anti-GM groups often claim that there is no demand for GM crops in Europe and that GM and organic crops cannot coexist successfully without causing significant economic harm/losses to organic growers. This chapter examines these claims by specifically...

Author(s)
Brookes, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic effects of producing or banning GM crops.

This chapter examines the economic effects of the different policy responses from the EU regarding the introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops in other regions. Some light is shed on the different regulatory systems in Brazil, China, the EU and the USA. This picture is supplemented by some...

Author(s)
Wronka, J.; Schmitz, P. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural biotechnology and transatlantic trade: regulatory barriers to GM crops.

This book examines why genetically modified (GM) agricultural crops that are approved as safe in North America (Canada and the USA) are facing significant regulatory hurdles in gaining access to the European Union. It illustrates the challenge of regulatory regionalism created by social regulatory...

Author(s)
Isaac, G. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995809)
Type
Book
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Cover for Intellectual property rights of plant varieties and of biotechnology in the European Union.

Following an introduction, sections cover: the protection of plant fluoride ; the new European directive on the protection of Biological invention; the release of genetically modified organisms in the European Union; and the future development of a European gene market.

Author(s)
Santaniello, V.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
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Cover for Intellectual property rights in agricultural biotechnology.

This revised and updated book (the first edition was printed in 1998), presents information on intellectual property law in a simplified form. New chapters have been added, which cover plant variety protection and farmers' rights. The latter chapter provides a background to the impact of the...

Author(s)
Erbisch, F. H.; Maredia, K. M.
ISBN
2004 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851997391)
Type
Book

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