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Cover for Socio-technical transitions in farming: key concepts.

This chapter presents the core characteristics of studies of 'socio-technical transitions to sustainability', focusing on the multi-level perspective (MLP) and niche-regime linking. It includes a very brief overview of previous work on niche-internal processes, which was situated within research on ...

Author(s)
Darnhofer, I.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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Cover for The effects of EU integration on a transitioning economy.

This chapter examines Albanian agricultural and rural development policy in the context of the EU integration process. It discusses: the strategic framework for agriculture and rural development; the implementation of national agricultural and rural development support schemes; and the alignment...

Author(s)
Schaefer, B.; Cela, R.; Marku, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overview of agricultural, rural and structural policies.

This chapter explains the principles and mechanisms of the Serbian agricultural market and rural development policies, and discusses recent reforms. By doing so this chapter provides insights into the consistency of the Serbian with the EU agricultural, rural and structural policies. The chapter...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origin products, geographical indications and rural development.

In order to explore the contributions of origin products (OPs) to rural development, this chapter first conceptualizes both origin products (OPs) and rural development, and then analyses how different actors involved in OP systems mobilize these resources within their strategies. The examples of EU ...

Author(s)
Belletti, G.; Marescotti, A.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public policies and geographical indications.

This chapter sets out to widen the debate on geographical indications (GIs), situating protection policies in the EU in the broader context of the public policies with which they are more or less directly involved. First, after presenting the historical and geographical justifications behind GI...

Author(s)
Barjolle, D.; Sylvander, B.; Thévenod-Mottet, E.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From CAP to CARPE: embedding the bond scheme proposal in a comprehensive reform.

This chapter discusses a bond scheme proposal as part of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform in the EU. It suggests that the direct payments of CAP's first pillar made over a period of time be replaced with a system of tradable bonds, which will help farms adjust to the transition from CAP...

Author(s)
Costa, L.; Cunha, A.; Mendes, A.; Sottomayor, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Local partnerships for rural development: the European experience.

This book is an edited version of the unpublished final report of the PRIDE research project that ran from February 1999 to January 2001 and was concerned with partnerships for rural integrated development in Europe. The research focused on the rural development experience of 6 member states of the ...

Author(s)
Moseley, M. J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996578)
Type
Book
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

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