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Organic farming and the Common Agricultural Policy: A European Perspective

Dabbert, S. (2000) Organic farming and the Common Agricultural Policy: A European Perspective. In: Alföldi, Th.; Lockeretz, W. and Niggli, U. (Eds.) Proccedings of the 13th International IFOAM Scientific Conference, IFOAM 2000 - The World Grows Organic, vdf Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zürich, pp. 611-614.

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Organic farming has grown considerably during the last decade in Europe and currently accounts for about 2% of agricultural area of the European Union compared to 0.5% in 1993. While still small in absolute terms, growth rates are impressive, and organic farming actually represents an exception within European agriculture being a growing subsector. It seems plausible that a number of developments have jointly contributed to this growth. The two most important factors are undoubtedly a developing market for organic products and the influence of policy.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Agrarpolitik, Entwicklung, EU, Europa, europe, policy, agricultural policy, development, market, farm economics
Subjects: Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Research affiliation: Germany > University of Hohenheim > Production Theory and Resource Economics
Related Links:http://www.baerfuss.de/b-204/b-204-006.php4
Deposited By: Bichler, Dipl.-Ing.sc.agr. Barbara
ID Code:2360
Deposited On:25 Feb 2004
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:29
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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