Moschitz, Heidrun and Stolze, Matthias (2010) The influence of policy networks on policy output. A comparison of organic farming policy in the Czech Republic and Poland. Food Policy, 35, pp. 247-255.
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Online at: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/foodpol
Although, at the time of accession to the EU, organic farming policies formally were equally developed in the Czech Republic and Poland, a closer investigation reveals some variation. This paper takes a policy network perspective to explore the policy differences between these two countries. Common network themes are used to link networks with policy output. It is argued that the capacity of the organic sector and its structural organization, its cohesion, and the relationship between organic interest groups and the government affect the political discourse, and, in consequence, how organic farming policy is elaborated.
|EPrint Type:||Journal paper|
|Keywords:||Central and Eastern European countries Poland,Czech Republic Organic farming Policy networks Policy output sustainability assessment|
|Subjects:|| Food systems > Policy environments and social economy|
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Europe
|Research affiliation:|| European Union > Organic Farming Policy EU-CEE-OFP|
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Socio-Economics > Agripolicy
|Deposited By:||Moschitz, Heidrun|
|Deposited On:||06 May 2010 10:23|
|Last Modified:||17 Apr 2015 09:02|
|Refereed:||Peer-reviewed and accepted|
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