Public Policy in Food and Agriculture

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Azzedine Azzam
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1
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2009
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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.

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.

Table of Contents (18 Chapters)
  • 1. Public Regulation in Food and Agriculture: Goals, Constraints, Policies, Instruments, and Trade

    Azzeddine M. Azzam
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 2. Public Regulation of Food and Agricultural Markets

    Luther Tweeten
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 3. Farm Price and Income Support Mechanisms

    Luther Tweeten
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 4. Institutions, Organizations, and Policies Affecting Agriculture: Preserving Farmland

    Luther Tweeten
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 5. Institutions, Organizations, and Policies Affecting Agriculture: Protecting Family Farms, Species, and Food and Water Safety

    Luther Tweeten
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 6. Inspection, Quarantine and Quality Control

    Frisvold, George B.,Hillman, Jimmye S.
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 7. Veterinary Public Health: An Historical Perspective

    Johnson, R.W.M.
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 8. International Policies to Control Plant and Animal Diseases

    Narrod, Clare,Malcolm, Scott
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 9. International Food Inspection

    Caswell, Julie A.
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 10. Land Management and Property Rights

    J. D. Foltz
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 11. Agricultural Practices as Barriers to Sustainability

    Kulshreshtha, S. N.
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 12. Land Ownership and Property Rights

    Montaner Larson, Janelle B.
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 13. Valuation and Ownership of Genetic Resources in Agriculture

    Foltz, J. D.
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 14. Patents and Other Intellectual Property Rights

    Moschini, GianCarlo
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 15. Food Security and Government Intervention

    Samarendu Mohanty,E. Wesley F. Peterson,
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 16. Exchange Rate Impacts on the Composition of Agricultural Trade

    Fuller, Frank,Hayes, Dermot
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 17. Price, Imports, Exports, and Taxation Policies

    Fama Fabiosa, Jacinto
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 18. Food Security in Developing Countries: A Case Study for India

    Samarendu Mohanty,E. Wesley F. Peterson
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
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