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Preserving Minnesota's Agricultural Land: Proposed Policy Solutions (June 30, 2012) By Farmers' Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG)
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This report analyzes Minnesota's existing farmland preservation tools and proposes policy solutions to achieve a more comprehensive approach to preserving farmland in Minnesota.
AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT: KARNATAKA -2020 By Dr.Sangappa.V. Mamanshetty
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Agriculture has been a way of life and continues to be the single most important Livelihood of the masses. Agricultural policy focus in India across decades has been on self-sufficiency and... More > self-reliance in food grains production. Considerable progress has been made on this front. Food grains production rose from 52 million tonnes in 1951-52 to 244.78 million tonnes in 2010-11. The share of agriculture in real GDP has fallen given its lower growth rate relative to industry and services. However, what is of concern is that growth in the agricultural sector has quite often fallen short of the Plan targets. During the period 1960-61 to 2010-11, food grains production grew at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 2 per cent. In fact, the Ninth and Tenth Five Year Plans witnessed agricultural pectoral growth rate of 2.44 per cent and 2.30 per cent respectively compared to 4.72 per cent during Eighth Five Year Plan.< Less
Climate Change, Carbon, and Forestry in Northwestern North America: Proceedings of a Workshop November 14 - 15, 2001 Orcas Island, Washington By United States Department of Agriculture
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Forest resource issues have been on the front page of newspapers in northwestern North America for the past two decades. Superimposed on the complexity of managing ecosystems is growing concern about... More > increasing temperatures and other aspects of changes in the atmospheric environment. Managers of public and private forestlands face increasing pressures to include climate change issues, particularly the disposition of carbon, in long term management plans. Management, economic and policy approaches to carbon flows in natural resources are evolving rapidly.< Less
Kenya Land Ownership and Agriculture Laws Handbook Volume 1 Land Ownership National Policy and Regulations By Int'l Business Publications USA
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Kenya Land Ownership and Agriculture Laws Handbook Volume 1 Land Ownership National Policy and Regulations
Kenya Land Ownership and Agriculture Laws Handbook Volume 1 Land Ownership National Policy and Regulations By Int'l Business Publications USA
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Kenya Land Ownership and Agriculture Laws Handbook Volume 1 Land Ownership National Policy and Regulations
Agriculture in a regional, spatial and dynamic context: An agent-based representation of policy response By martin damgaard
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The reform of the CAP introduced significant changes for the European agricultural sector. The implications of the change on the structure of farms in the European landscape have been the epicentre... More > from which the research originates. Here particularly with a focus on the spatial and temporal results of different CAP reform options. Therefore the incorporation of Geographic Information System into the applied agent-based model AgriPoliS has been a part of the present study. Furthermore an extensive analysis of the spatial sensitivity of the model has been performed showing the model to be stable in its results. Having presented an opportunity to evaluate the reliability of AgriPoliS the foundation is laid for investigating the effects different CAP-reform options have on the structural development in three European regions. The investigation of the three regions enables at the same time one to see how the same CAP reform options propagate differently within the different European regions.< Less
Agriculture in a regional, spatial and dynamic context: An agent-based representation of policy response By Martin Damgaard
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The recent reform of the CAP introduced significant changes for the European agricultural sector. The implications of the change on the structure of farms in the European landscape have been the... More > epicenter from which the research presented originates. Here particularly with a focus on the spatial and temporal results of different CAP reform options. Therefore the incorporation of Geographic Information System into the applied agent-based model AgriPoliS has been a part of the present study. Furthermore an extensive analysis of the spatial sensitivity of the model has been performed showing the model to be stable in its results. Having presented an opportunity to evaluate the reliability of AgriPoliS the foundation is laid for investigating the effects different CAP-reform options have on the structural development in three European regions. The investigation of the three regions enables at the same time one to see how the same CAP reform options propagate differently within the different European regions.< Less
Agriculture in a regional, spatial and dynamic context: An agent-based representation of policy response By Martin Damgaard
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The recent reform of the CAP introduced significant changes for the European agricultural sector. The implications of the change on the structure of farms in the European landscape have been the... More > epicenter from which the research presented originates. Here particularly with a focus on the spatial and temporal results of different CAP reform options. Therefore the incorporation of Geographic Information System into the applied agent-based model AgriPoliS has been a part of the present study. Furthermore an extensive analysis of the spatial sensitivity of the model has been performed showing the model to be stable in its results. Having presented an opportunity to evaluate the reliability of AgriPoliS the foundation is laid for investigating the effects different CAP-reform options have on the structural development in three European regions. The investigation of the three regions enables at the same time one to see how the same CAP reform options propagate differently within the different European regions.< Less
Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development By David J. Spielman, Rajul Pandya-Lorch
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Humanity has made enormous progress in the past 50 years toward eliminating hunger and malnutrition. Some five billion people--more than 80 percent of the world's population--have enough food to live... More > healthy, productive lives. Agricultural development has contributed significantly to these gains, while also fostering economic growth and poverty reduction in some of the world's poorest countries. This book examines how policies, programs, and investments in pro-poor agricultural development have helped to substantially reduce hunger across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The 20 success stories presented here provide both lessons and inspiration for continued efforts to eradicate hunger and malnutrition among the one billion people still facing this scourge.< Less
McDonald’s Global Policy on Antibiotic Use in Meat Supply By James Newcomb, Todd Harrington
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McDonald’s Corporation’s recent decision to require its meat suppliers to phase out the use of certain antibiotics for animal growth promotion is a watershed event for the meat production... More > industry. McDonald’s, the largest single buyer of meat in the U.S., and much of the world, is using its buying power to manage a growing array of attributes linked to its products and brand identity including consumer “intangibles” related to social responsibility, sustainable food supply, animal welfare, and human health. Other companies, both in the fast food industry and in grocery stores, are likely to take similar steps to manage product attributes related to human health. Responding to these new requirements will reinforce changes already underway in the meat supply industry, opening new avenues for product differentiation, tightening the links between meat suppliers and their customers, and spurring new investment in quality assurance and traceability.< Less