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Traditional food production and rural sustainable development [electronic resource] : a European challenge / Teresa de Noronha Vaz, Peter Nijkamp and Jean-Louis Rastoin.

By: Vaz, Teresa de Noronha.
Contributor(s): Nijkamp, Peter | Rastoin, Jean-Louis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Ashgate economic geography series: Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 285 p.).ISBN: 9780754674627 (ebook); 0754674622 (ebook); 9780754695653 (electronic bk.); 0754695654 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sustainable development -- Europe | Rural development -- Europe | Food consumption -- Europe | Food industry and trade -- Europe | Electronic books | Sustainable development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Agribusiness | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable AgricultureGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Traditional food production and rural sustainable development.DDC classification: 338.1094 22 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Editorial Preface; Introduction; 1 The Complex Force Field of Traditional Food Systems: Setting the Scene; PART I Sustainability and European Rurality; 2 Is the World Food System Compatible with Sustainable Development?; 3 Sustainability and Agri-Environmental Policy in the European Union: A Meta-Analytic Investigation; 4 A Comparative Analysis of Rurality at the EU Level and Turkey; 5 Governance and the Determinants of Local Economic Development; 6 The Role of Cultural Values in Rural Development.
Summary: Illustrated by a range of case studies from across Europe, this volume examines the interface of agricultural development and the social and economic feasibility of traditional modes of production and consumption. It provides an overview of the various strategies and policies concerning sustainable agriculture and provides a critical review of the opportunities of traditional productions modes, from local, regional, national and global perspectives.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Editorial Preface; Introduction; 1 The Complex Force Field of Traditional Food Systems: Setting the Scene; PART I Sustainability and European Rurality; 2 Is the World Food System Compatible with Sustainable Development?; 3 Sustainability and Agri-Environmental Policy in the European Union: A Meta-Analytic Investigation; 4 A Comparative Analysis of Rurality at the EU Level and Turkey; 5 Governance and the Determinants of Local Economic Development; 6 The Role of Cultural Values in Rural Development.

Illustrated by a range of case studies from across Europe, this volume examines the interface of agricultural development and the social and economic feasibility of traditional modes of production and consumption. It provides an overview of the various strategies and policies concerning sustainable agriculture and provides a critical review of the opportunities of traditional productions modes, from local, regional, national and global perspectives.

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