Public Policy in Food and Agriculture

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Azzedine Azzam
EOLSS Publications, 23.12.2009 - 424 Seiten

Public Policy in Food and Agriculture is a component of Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. 

The theme on Public Policy in Food and Agriculture with contributions from distinguished experts in the field discusses  food and agricultural policy - refers to all means by which a country regulates food and agriculture to achieve objectives subject to political, economic, social, and technological constraints. The content of the theme is organized with state-of-the-art presentations covering the following aspects of the subject: Public Regulation of Food and Agricultural Markets; Inspection, Quarantine and Quality Control; Land Management and Property Rights; Food Security and Government Intervention.

This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.

 

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Inhalt

PUBLIC REGULATION OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL MARKETS
22
FARM PRICE AND INCOME SUPPORT MECHANISMS
50
PRESERVING FARMLAND
73
PROTECTING FAMILY FARMS SPECIES AND FOOD AND WATER SAFETY
91
INSPECTION QUARANTINE AND QUALITY CONTROL
110
AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
124
INTERNATIONAL POLICIES TO CONTROL PLANT AND ANIMAL DISEASES
147
INTERNATIONAL FOOD INSPECTION
179
AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES AS BARRIERS TO SUSTAINABILITY
220
LAND OWNERSHIP AND PROPERTY RIGHTS
247
VALUATION AND OWNERSHIP OF GENETIC RESOURCES IN AGRICULTURE
260
PATENTS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
287
FOOD SECURITY AND GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION
304
EXCHANGE RATE IMPACTS ON THE COMPOSITION OF AGRICULTURAL TRADE
318
PRICE IMPORTS EXPORTS AND TAXATION POLICIES
337
A CASE STUDY FOR INDIA
351

LAND MANAGEMENT AND PROPERTY RIGHTS
193

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Über den Autor (2009)

Azzeddine M. Azzam is professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and adjunct professor of economics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden. He was a Fulbright Scholar and a visiting professor at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, a teaching fellow at Harvard University, and a visiting professor at the Dryland Agricultural Center at Settat, Morocco, and the Catholic University in Italy. Professor Azzeddine is the founder and director of Center of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization (CAFIO), and founder and editor of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization (JAFIO). He also serves as associate editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and of Agribusiness: An international Journal. His primary research interests include agricultural and food industrial organization, applied microeconomic analysis,

and economics of development and trade. He has written numerous scholarly publications.

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