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Glocalisation of Organic Agriculture: Options for Countries in the South

Egelyng, Henrik (2006) Glocalisation of Organic Agriculture: Options for Countries in the South. Paper at: Conference on Place, Taste, and Sustenance: The Social Spaces of Food and Agriculture (session 5:8)., Boston University, USA, June 7 – June 11, 2006. [Unpublished]

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This paper analyzes and discusses aspects of the current globalisation of certified organic agriculture (COA), Northern institutional frameworks for certified organic agriculture and differences between Northern and Southern organic agriculture. It presents a preliminary approach to explore how far COA is institutionally embedded at national levels in developing countries, in terms of involving civil society, market actors and national government agencies, and it applies the same approach to an explorative study of China. Finally, the paper discusses the relevance of certified organic agriculture for development policy agendas.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Certified Organic, North and South, Glocalisation, Development, Policy Options, Institutional Environment, China.
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF III (2005-2010) > GLOBALORG - Sustainability of organic farming in a global food chains perspective
Related Links:http://www.globalorg.org
Deposited By: Egelyng, Dr. Henrik
ID Code:11172
Deposited On:01 Oct 2007
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:35
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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