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Cover for Environmental and health standards in the dairy sectors of the EU, the US and New Zealand.

This chapter discusses the environmental compliance costs issues in the dairy sector of the European Union, and the implications of those issues for farm level and external competitiveness between the EU and the USA and New Zealand. The impact of compliance to standards on production costs in the...

Author(s)
Bezlepkina, I.; Jongeneel, R.; Brouwer, F.; Dillen, K.; Meister, A.; Roest, K. de; Demont, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public concerns, environmental standards and agricultural trade.

This book reviews issues about the quality of the environment in relation to agriculture, and relates them to agricultural trade and competition. It focuses primarily on the key environmental and human-health issues (e.g., pollution from agriculture, the quality of landscapes, animal welfare, and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book
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Cover for European Union.

This chapter provides an overview of the main environmental and health-related standards that apply to EU agriculture. The most important environmental and health-related issues, which are of major concern in the EU and with high priority in policy are: nutrient enrichment in water by nitrates and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Dwyer, J.; Baldock, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The arable crops regime and nitrogen pollution control.

The role of agricultural policy in terms of improving nutritional management practices in the EU with the objective of reducing nitrogen pollution from intensive livestock production units is investigated. The economic and environmental benefits are assessed in response to the reform of the CAP and ...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Hoogeveen, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for National cultural and institutional factors in CAP and environment.

Results of a comparative study of national perspectives on the 1992 CAP reform and the environment within the EU are reported. The study was carried out during 1996 and 1997. Following an introduction sections cover: agricultural characteristics; rural environment; attitudes towards CAP reform;...

Author(s)
Lowe, P.; Flynn, B.; Just, F.; Lima, A. V. de; Patrício, T.; Povellato, A.
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 Chapter Info
Cover for CAP and the environment: policy development and the state of research.

Following an introduction, linkages between agriculture, the physical environment, landscape and biodiversity are explored. The responsibility of the CAP in terms of maintaining a healthy environment is discussed and areas of concern associated with the CAP are outlined. The issues of research and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Lowe, P.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental indicators and agricultural policy.

This chapter offers an introduction to the use of indicators in the evaluation of sectoral policy, focusing in particular on the use of environmental indicators in the context of agricultural policy. The organization of the book is then discussed.

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Crabtree, B.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agri-environmental indicators in the European Union: policy requirements and data availability.

This chapter reviews policy requirements for agri-environmental indicators, and identifies data availability for making such indicators operational in the context of the EU. A distinction is made between data collected by international organizations (e.g. EEA, EUROSTAT, and OECD) and that provided...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Theoretical considerations in the development of environmental indicators.

This chapter covers the quality aspects of indicators, the questions related to the optimal amount of information to be collected and processed, and the applicability of physical environmental indicators in agriculture, exemplified by farm-gate nutrient balances and ambient water quality.

Author(s)
Romstad, E.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter

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