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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
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Cover for The agri-food supply chain.

This chapter discusses the Serbian food chain, starting at the consumer level and moving up the chain all the way to the suppliers of farmers. The analysis presents key indicators of structure and performance to evaluate the agri-food supply chain's strengths, in a comparative analysis with...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for State and federal responses to increasing input intensity in the US.

This chapter provides the reader with an understanding of US agri-environmental policy including a review of the approaches that have been used and a description of the overall regulatory context. It presents case studies that characterize compliance costs of key regulations and standards affecting ...

Author(s)
Winsten, J.; Knight, L. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Canadian agricultural environmental policy: from the right to farm to farming right.

This chapter describes key features of Canadian agricultural environmental policy, assesses the effectiveness of the Canadian approach and compares this approach to agricultural environmental policies in the EU and the USA. The chapter provides an overview of key environmental issues involving...

Author(s)
Rajsic, P.; Ramlal, E.; Fox, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
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 CAP regulations and farm household relations.

This chapter shows that the instruments of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) created new social and socioeconomic conditions that in some countries favoured the integration of women in the agricultural occupation and the development of new gender realities in farm households. The chapter is...

Author(s)
Safilios-Rothschild, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farm women in Slovenia.

This chapter considers the position of farm women in Slovenia, following the political, economic and social transformations that have occurred over the 1990s. The diminishing involvement of women in Slovenian agriculture is highlighted. The chapter positions this within the modernization and...

Author(s)
Istenič, M. Č.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
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
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Cover for Employment Dynamics in Rural Europe.

A comparative analysis of rural employment dynamics in leading and lagging rural regions in the EU member states during the last two decades is presented. A theoretical framework for the analysis of employment development in rural regions is discussed and a statistical analysis of socioeconomic...

Author(s)
Terluin, I. J.; Post, J. H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994994)
Type
Book

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