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Cover for Local quality and certification schemes as new forms of governance in sustainability transitions.

In this chapter, local certification schemes are assessed in relation to the role that new forms of governance can play in facilitating sustainability transitions. The chapter focuses, particularly, on the interactions between new forms of horizontal governance emerging in local quality and...

Author(s)
Lošt'ák, M.; Karanikolas, P.; Draganova, M.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of cross compliance in greening EU agricultural policy.

This chapter documents the EU experience with cross compliance as a means to improve the linkage between the receipt of CAP payments and a minimum level of environmental protection. It reviews the rationale and objectives of cross compliance within the CAP. The latter part of the chapter provides...

Author(s)
Hart, K.; Farmer, M.; Baldock, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Meeting standards in EU agriculture: the changing policy context.

This chapter explores the role of, and need for, policy interventions to promote standards in relation to agriculture and environmental protection in the EU. It concludes that while there are broad similarities in policy approaches in the EU, USA, Canada and New Zealand, there are however important ...

Author(s)
Swales, V.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stewardship, 'proper' farming and environmental gain: contrasting experiences of agri-environmental schemes in Canada and the EU.

This chapter concentrates primarily on the notions of 'stewardship' and 'environmentally friendly farming' contained in the Ontario Environmental Farm Plan (EFP), making some contrasts with ideas underpinning European agri-environmental schemes. It is suggested that the Canadian scheme represents a ...

Author(s)
Robinson, G. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
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 Policies for less favoured areas.

An introduction to the origin of less favoured area support in the European Union is followed a by an overview of area delimitation. The role of less favoured areas within CAP and other policies is discussed and the instruments of less favoured area policy are explained. The evolution of the less...

Author(s)
Dax, T.; Hellegers, P.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Do 'soft' regulations matter?

The different policy instruments available in agri-environmental regulation are considered: statutory, hierarchical, planning, economic, communicative and self-regulatory. It is suggested that soft regulations can contribute to environmental improvements. Voluntary instruments are shown to be...

Author(s)
Just, F.; Heinz, I.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic and environmental impacts of Agenda 2000.

The economic and environmental impacts of Agenda 2000 are assessed based on the Commission's proposals of March 1998. A linear programming model is used allowing a detailed specification of the different policy measures and the modelling of adaptation strategies by changes of intensity, scale and...

Author(s)
Kleinhanss, W.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for CAP regimes and the European countryside: prospects for integration between agricultural, regional and environmental policies.

Assessments made on the environmental effects of the CAP are reviewed and the contribution of agricultural policy to environmental quality in the EU is considered. The focus is on the role of agricultural policy in reducing harmful effects and/or creating benefits to the physical environment,...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings

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