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dc.contributor.author Nic H. en_US
dc.contributor.author Stephen en_US
dc.contributor.author Carolyn en_US
dc.contributor.author Susanne en_US
dc.contributor.editor D. C. en_US
dc.contributor.editor J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-03T16:57:24Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-03T16:57:24Z
dc.date.issued 2002 en_US
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1569-3740(02)04009-9 en_US
dc.identifier 9780762308507 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Lampkin , N H , Dabbert , S , Foster , C & Padel , S 2002 , ' Organic farming policy in the European Union ' . in D C Hall & J Moffitt (eds) , Economics of Pesticides . Emerald Group Publishing , pp. 169-194 . , 10.1016/S1569-3740(02)04009-9 en_US
dc.identifier.other PURE: 132054 en_US
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/3774 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/3774
dc.description.abstract Organic farming is recognised in the European Union as one possible model to improve the sustainability of agriculture. During the 1990s the sector grew rapidly (to 3% of agricultural area in 2000), caused in part by policy support measures in member states and the EU. The paper summarises the development of the organic sector, discusses reasons for policy support, and reviews the main policy measures at EU and country level in three areas: legislation defining organic production, direct payments and other measures. It concludes that in future the integration of policy measures within countries and at EU level should be improved, in particular through the development of national and European action plans for organic farming. en_US
dc.format.extent 26 en_US
dc.publisher Emerald Group Publishing en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Economics of Pesticides en_US
dc.title Organic farming policy in the European Union en_US
dc.contributor.pbl Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en_US


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