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Organic Farming: Policy and Prospects

Dabbert, S.; Häring, A. M. and Zanoli, R. (2003) Organic Farming: Policy and Prospects. Zed Books, London (UK).

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Summary

Food retailers in Europe, including supermarkets, have responded to rapidly rising demand for organic produce. The organic sector has moved from a marginal production fad to a serious subject of policy concern for politicians and public servants involved in European agricultural policy. Drawing on a huge body of scientific research, this book
- reviews the organic farming sector today and the policies developed towards it
- assesses its contributions to the environment, food quality, farmers' incomes, and rural development
- explains the key factors impinging on the organic farming sector in future
- makes a detailed range of recommendations for future organic farming policy
Contents
1 Organic farming: A grassroots movement taken over by policy?
2 Organic farming in Europe at the dawn of the new millennium
3 Organic farming's contribution to policy objectives
4 A Changing Policy Environment
5 Recommendations for future organic farming policy
from: Dabbert, S. und Häring, A. M. und Zanoli, R. (2003): Organic Farming: Policy and Prospects. Zed Books


EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:retailer, food, organic products, policy, Einzelhandel, Vermarktung, Lebensmittel
Subjects: Food systems > Markets and trade
Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Research affiliation: Germany > University of Hohenheim > Production Theory and Resource Economics
Related Links:http://zedbooks.co.uk/
Deposited By: Bichler, Dipl.-Ing.sc.agr. Barbara
ID Code:2225
Deposited On:03 Feb 2004
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:28
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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