Organic Farming: Policies and Prospects

Organic Farming: Policies and Prospects

by Stephan Dabbert, Anna Maria Häring, Raffaele Zanoli
     
 

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In this book, three leading authorities on organic farming have for the first time produced a serious and scientific overview of the state of organic farming and policy towards it in Europe. Based on a review of a huge body of scientific research into all aspects of the sector, the authors provide in accessible terms a balanced, up-to-date and policy relevant overview

Overview

In this book, three leading authorities on organic farming have for the first time produced a serious and scientific overview of the state of organic farming and policy towards it in Europe. Based on a review of a huge body of scientific research into all aspects of the sector, the authors provide in accessible terms a balanced, up-to-date and policy relevant overview of: the position of organic farming today - the size of the sector, its markets, where research is conducted, and current policies towards the sector; assessment of its possible contributions to the environment, food quality, farmers‘ incomes, and rural development generally; and detailed recommendations for future organic farming policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848137462
Publisher:
Zed Books
Publication date:
07/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Stephan Dabbert is Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.

Anna Maria Haring is a researcher at the Interdisciplinary EU Project Organic Farming and the Common Agricultural Policy that is co-ordinated by the Institute of Farm Economics at the University of Hohenheim.

Raffaele Zanoli is Associate Professor of Agro-Food Marketing at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ancona, Italy.

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