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Cover for Farm incomes, wealth and agricultural policy: filling the CAP's core information gap.

The main thesis of this book is that, within the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), incomes are not, and never have been, assessed in a way that is appropriate to the fundamental needs of policy. This also applies in the UK and most other industrialized countries. Furthermore, with a few...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter looks at the different approaches to viewing farm income, the gap in the EU farm income information system, the issue regarding the use of appropriate income indicators, and the role of information in policymaking.

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Incomes and agricultural policy.

This chapter deals with the objectives of agricultural policy, particularly the income aims. It focuses on the reaction that governments have made towards the economic pressures on their farmers, as shown in the declared and implied aims of their agricultural policies. Particular attention is given ...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conceptual issues.

This chapter reviews the concepts of income appropriate to stated agricultural policy objectives and compares these with the indicators currently in use in the EU and elsewhere. First, the chapter explores what is meant by 'standard of living' in the context of agricultural policy. Second, the...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indicators of income from agricultural production.

This chapter firstly reviews the various aggregate indicators related to income from agricultural production that are employed by the EU and UK, the general methodology underlying them and the pictures they present. It then goes on to give a similar treatment to the microeconomic measures. Though...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Information and policy.

This final chapter looks at the way in which information on the income and wealth of farmers is taken into account when shaping the EU's agricultural policy. It considers the ways in which income information is taken into account in decision making, and outlines the steps by which the statistics...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agricultural production, prices and income.

This chapter provides an overview of the agricultural sector in the Serbian economy, covering land resources, farm structure, production, prices and income. The most important indicators of the agricultural sector in Serbia are compared with other Western Balkan countries (including Romania and...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agritourism pillars.

This chapter describes a farm generating income from as many as four different sources, i.e. from agritourism, from the direct sale of its products to tourists, from ecological production and from the European Union funds for unfavoured areas. On the other hand, in such countries as New Zealand,...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy reform and adjustment in the European Union: changes in the Common Agricultural Policy and enlargement.

This chapter presents the principal findings of an analysis of the impact of the 2003 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on EU agricultural markets and incomes over the period 2004-2010. It also projects future developments in agricultural markets in the EU-25, taking into account CAP...

Author(s)
Bascou, P.; Londero, P.; Münch, W.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
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

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