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Cover for More than just a factor in transition processes? The role of collaboration in agriculture.

This chapter provides insights into the role of collaboration in transition processes in agriculture. It shows how collaboration can be conceptualized as a socio-technical innovation, based on the in-depth analysis of three initiatives (machinery rings in eastern Scotland, CRIE Montado in Portugal...

Author(s)
Schiller, S. R.; Gonzalez, C.; Flanigan, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'The missing actor': alternative agri-food networks and the resistance of key regime actors.

This chapter focuses on alliances and resistances within niches at the regional scale, and on the specific processes which allow them to overcome barriers and enable an emerging transition. The case studies presented in this chapter are alternative agri-food networks (AAFNs) in three regions of...

Author(s)
Darrot, C.; Diaz, M.; Tsakalou, E.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions.

The primary purpose of this book has been to assess the mechanisms involved in enabling sustainability transitions in European agriculture. This chapter highlights the cross-cutting themes from the research, emphasizing in particular the implications for sustainability transitions and the role of...

Author(s)
Sutherland, L. A.; Zagata, L.; Wilson, G. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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