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Identifying the basic normative principles for organic farming


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Alrøe, Hugo Fjelsted; Kristensen, Erik Steen and Hansen, Birgitte (2002) Identifying the basic normative principles for organic farming. In: Cultivating Communities, Canadian Organic Growers (COG), p. 281.

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What are the basic principles of 'how to act in an organic way'? In Denmark there has been a comprehensive discussion of this ethical question in connection with a major new organic research effort. Three related principles have crystallised in the discussion: the cyclical principle, the precautionary principle and the nearness principle. These principles have been used in an analysis of the acceptance of different technologies in organic farming and as a basis for making suggestions on future developments.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:organic principles, ethics, organic farming, development, research
Subjects: Values, standards and certification > Assessment of impacts and risks
Values, standards and certification
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > V.1 (SYNERGY) Coordination and synergy
Deposited By: Alrøe, PhD Hugo Fjelsted
ID Code:60
Deposited On:03 Oct 2002
Last Modified:04 Jun 2013 09:41
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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