Economic studies on food, agriculture, and the environment /
edited by Maurizio Canavari, Paolo Caggiati, and K. William Easter.
New York, N.Y. : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, c2002.
xix, 369 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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New York, N.Y. : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, c2002.
general note
"Proceedings of the 7th Joint Minnesota-Padova Conference on "Food, Agriculture, and the Environment," held June 12-14, 2000, [i.e. 2001] in Bologna, Italy"-- t.p. verso.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Main Description
This book contains a selection of the papers presented at the Joint Conference on Food, Agriculture, and the Environment, organized by the University of Minnesota and several universities in Italy, and held in Bologna, Italy, on June 12-14, 2001. The papers are grouped into four sections: a) food, nutrition, and quality, b) land and resource assessment, c) agriculture and rural development, and d) environment and markets. Readers will benefit from the analysis provided in the papers and will gain new insights concerning alternative approaches to dealing with important policy issues.
Table of Contents
Differing U.S. and European Perspectives on GMOsp. 3
The Italian Legislation on Intellectual Property Rights Related with GMOsp. 15
Child Nutrition and Economic Growth in Vietnam in the 1990sp. 23
Large Scale Retailers and Diffusion in the Agri-Food System of the ISO 9000 Certified Quality Management Systemp. 47
Vertical Coordination and the Design Process for Supply Chains to Ensure Food Qualityp. 57
Water Scarcity: Institutional Change, Water Markets, and Privatizationp. 91
Evaluation of the Recreational Uses of Rural Land: A Case Studyp. 117
The Value of Licenses for Recreational Use of Natural Resourcesp. 133
Analysis of Land Prices Under Uncertainty: A Real Option Valuation Approachp. 153
Assessing Strategic Programs for Sustainable Local Development: A Case Studyp. 171
Reinterpreting Structural Change in U.S. Agriculturep. 185
Risk Management: From the Researcher to the Farmerp. 201
New Paradigms in Rural Development: Some Lessons from the Italian Experiencep. 219
Principles of Rural Tourism Developmentp. 241
Market-Based Mechanisms for Environmental Improvementp. 255
Evaluating Sustainability in Planning and Designp. 269
Transfer of Development Rights: An Innovative Approach to Urban and Regional Management in Italyp. 281
Transformation of Recreational Environmental Goods and Services Provided by Agriculture and Forestry into Recreational Environmental Productsp. 293
Integrating Prediction Models, Evaluation Methodologies, and GIS: The Assessment of Agriculture-Environment Relationships in the Trasimeno Watershedp. 315
The Application of Reg. 2078/1992 in the Province of Vicenzap. 329
Application of Agro-Environmental Programs in Emilia-Romagna Regionp. 339
A Decision Support System for the Economic-Environmental Assessment of Crop Productionp. 355
Traffic Noise and Housing Valuesp. 361
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