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Cover for Understanding the diversity of European rural areas.

This chapter establishes the backdrop for regional-level transition in European agriculture, through an analysis of trends in the agricultural sector and rural areas over the past 30 years, proposing a typology of rural areas in Europe. It first sketches out the structure and diversity of European...

Author(s)
Slee, B.; Pinto-Correia, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lifestyle farming: countryside consumption and transition towards new farming models.

This chapter deals with the role of 'countryside consumption' as a driver of change in agricultural and land-based activities in Europe. It analyses how increasing utilization of the countryside as a space of consumption (such as for amenity, living space, and leisure activities) has led to a shift ...

Author(s)
Pinto-Correia, T.; Gonzalez, C.; Sutherland, L. A.; Peneva, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transdisciplinarity in deriving sustainability pathways for agriculture.

This chapter considers the role of transdisciplinarity in establishing future pathways for regional transition, describing the development of a process for identifying 'transition pathways'. The first part of this chapter reflects on how transdisciplinarity can be understood and applied in...

Author(s)
Pinto-Correia, T.; McKee, A.; GuimarĂ£es, H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Government policy for agriculture and rural areas.

This chapter deals with the problems agriculture and the rural economy faces and the policies used to tackle them. It starts from a general review of why governments wish to interfere with the running of the economy, and discusses the four basic stages of the policy process. The chapter then moves...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644752)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Market remuneration for goods and services provided by agriculture and forestry.

Cases where environmental and recreational goods and services (ERGS) have been transformed into market goods, or means have been found to remunerate the producers of ERGS in the market through complementary goods and services, are reviewed. A characterization and classification of various ERGS...

Author(s)
Merlo, M.; Milocco, E.; Virgilietti, P.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agenda 2000: a wasted opportunity?

Sections cover: background to the Agenda 2000 reforms of the CAP; progress towards an integrated rural policy; Agenda 2000 - the Commission's proposals; Agenda 2000 - the outcome; Agenda 2000 - the environmental perspective; resources for environmental supports; an integrated support system for...

Author(s)
Lowe, P.; Brouwer, F.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Employment dynamics in leading and lagging rural regions.

Following an introduction sections cover: employment growth in rural regions of the EU, 1980-95; socioeconomic characteristics of selected regions; striking issues in pairs of leading and lagging rural regions; and lessons for employment creation in rural regions.

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