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U.S. International Agricultural Trade Policy: Interests, Institutions and Information in the Corn Supply Chain
(Associação Brasileira de Ciência Política, 2016)
The purpose of this article is to analyze the U.S. international agricultural trade policy by focusing on instruments and institutional arrangements. Policy decision-making is analyzed by means of three variables: 1) how ...
Prioritisation of Food Security by Decision Makers in the Caribbean, a Study of Three Caribbean Territories: Trinidad and Tobago, Belize and Barbados
(Caribbean Agri-Economic Society, 2015-08-28)
The consequences of global food and nutrition insecurity, for example, high and fluctuating food prices would have had an impact on individual countries worldwide. This vulnerability in the Caribbean is, in fact, reflected ...
The Strategic Environmental Assessment in Decision Making about Transgenic Crops in Brazil
(Univ Federal Parana, Editora, 2015-04-01)
The environmental use of transgenic crops is controversial, due to the uncertainties regarding the potential environmental, social and economic impacts that may arise. In order to regulate the decisions on the use of ...
Current Trends in Agricultural Information Services for Farmers in Trinidad and Tobago/Caribbean
At present, farmers in the Caribbean are at the dictates and vagaries of the various trade agreements and government policies. Limited by colonisation and geographic location, in order to survive from an economic standpoint, ...
SUSTENTABILIDAD Y ECOTECNIAS PARA EL DESARROLLO AGRÍCOLA RURAL. PROYECTO PRODUCTIVO PILOTO EN JILOTEPEC, ESTADO DE MÉXICO.
Droughts, floods, shortening rain period and early frosts are facts that are affecting agricultural production in our country negatively more every year. What has increased and continues to exacerbate social, environmental ...