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Cover for Policy impact assessment.

This chapter discusses the increasingly important contribution of farm-level modelling to policy impact assessment. For illustration purposes, it focuses on the EU agricultural sector, where both policies and impact models have experienced a rapid transformation in recent decades. The chapter is...

Author(s)
Blanco, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for High nature value farming: environmental practices for rural sustainability.

This chapter focuses on possible transition pathways towards sustainable agriculture through an understanding of the environmental, social, cultural and economic advantages of 'high nature value farming' (HNVF) and its implications for European regions. The overall objective is to explore how the...

Author(s)
Peneva, M.; Draganova, M.; Gonzalez, C.; Diaz, M.; Mishev, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition processes and natural resource management.

Transitions relating to public goods from the agricultural sector, particularly water quality, are addressed in this chapter. The common characteristic of the three case studies presented in this chapter is that they focus on areas where agriculture is exerting pressure on water resources. The...

Author(s)
Vlahos, G.; Schiller, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introducing novel protein foods in the EU: economic and environmental impacts.

This paper utilizes an applied general equilibrium model to investigate the impacts of increased consumption of novel protein foods (NPFs: plant protein-based GM food products) in the EU. The simulation indicates that the introduction of NPFs will substantially decrease the production and...

Author(s)
Zhu XueQin; Ierland, E. van; Wesseler, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Public concerns, environmental standards and agricultural trade.

This book reviews issues about the quality of the environment in relation to agriculture, and relates them to agricultural trade and competition. It focuses primarily on the key environmental and human-health issues (e.g., pollution from agriculture, the quality of landscapes, animal welfare, and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European Union.

This chapter provides an overview of the main environmental and health-related standards that apply to EU agriculture. The most important environmental and health-related issues, which are of major concern in the EU and with high priority in policy are: nutrient enrichment in water by nitrates and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Dwyer, J.; Baldock, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental policies for agricultural pollution control.

This book provides a review and guide to environmental policy options for the control of agricultural pollution (particularly water pollution) and the economic, administrative and political merits of such policies. The principal focus is on the developed world, particularly North America and...

Author(s)
Shortle, J. S.; Abler, D. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993997)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy on agricultural pollution in the European Union.

This chapter provides an overview of agricultural pollution policy at the EU level as well as at the individual country level (UK, Scandinavia, and Netherlands). Policy lessons and remaining challenges are discussed.

Author(s)
Hanley, N.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993997)
Type
Book chapter
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 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

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