Towards an agenda for agricultural research in Europe : proceedings of a conference held in Wageningen, The Netherlands from 13-15 April 1999 /
editors: Abraham Boekestein ... [et al.].
Wageningen : Wageningen Pers, 2000.
317 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Wageningen : Wageningen Pers, 2000.
general note
The conference was a joint initiative of Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries and the Dutch National Council for Agricultural Research.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Prefacep. 7
Opening addressp. 9
General introductionp. 11
Developments in Markets and Societyp. 17
Knowledge Management and Competitivenessp. 21
Developments in Agricultural Research and Research Fundingp. 21
EU-Life Science Research Policy: Towards the New Milleniump. 35
Research and Technology Organisations - the Public-Private Linkp. 41
The Funding of Academic Research: The United States as a Problematic Modelp. 47
International Strategic Networksp. 55
Research Needs for Food Securityp. 61
Emerging Markets and Agricultural Researchp. 71
The UK Foresight Programme - Foresight for the Food Chainp. 85
Using Foresight to Develop Strategies for Science, Technology and Innovationp. 91
The New Zealand Foresight Project - an Overviewp. 101
The IPTS Futures Project- Future Trends in Life Sciencesp. 111
Challenges for Agricultural Research: Implications of Global Environmental Trendsp. 121
Nature Management - Setting the Scene Water Scarcity in the Twenty-First Centuryp. 147
The Future Role of Agriculturep. 161
The Consumer of the 21st Centuryp. 171
Developments in Food and Healthp. 177
Food and Safetyp. 185
Agroproduction Chains from a Retailer's Point of Viewp. 193
Environment and Food in a Changing World: Research Issuesp. 199
EU-Policy and Land Usep. 209
Multifunctionality of Agriculture and Landscape: Challenges for Innovative Researchp. 215
'Quality of Life' Sustainable and Worldwide: New Challenges for Agricultural Researchp. 227
Industrial Application of Biological Raw Materials as a Corner Stone for a Sustainable Futurep. 239
Economic and Market Perspectives for Renewable Bioproductsp. 249
Food Supply Chains and Product Quality: How to Link Sustainability and Marketp. 261
Food Processing: Challenges for Innovationp. 273
Improving Food Quality using Plant Biotechnologyp. 281
Account Forum discussionp. 285
Towards an Agenda for Agricultural Research: Concluding Remarksp. 297
Acknowledgementsp. 301
List of abbreviationsp. 303
Addressesp. 307
Subject indexp. 315
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