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case for organic agriculture

National Conference on Organic Food Production (9th 1989)

case for organic agriculture

proceedings of the 1989 National Conference on Organic Food Production

by National Conference on Organic Food Production (9th 1989)

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Published by British Organic Farmers, The Organic Growers Association in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[edited by Richard Young and Dolly Schwenk].
ContributionsYoung, R., Schwenk, Dolly., British Organic Farmers., Organic Growers Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination89p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14343754M

  The Soil Association was born in , following publication of Lady Eve Balfour's bestselling book about organic agriculture, “The Living Soil” (Faber & Faber ). In , she launched the Haughley Experiment on her farm in Suffolk, England. The book is a unique and timely science-based international work documenting current practices in organic agriculture and evaluating their strengths and weaknesses. For more than two decades, research into organic methods by mainstream scientists has generated a large body of information that can now be integrated and used for assessing the Cited by: Despite reports of food safety and quality scandals, China has a rapidly expanding organic agriculture and food sector, and there is a revolution in ecological food and ethical eating in China’s cities. This book shows how a set of social, economic, cultural, and environmental conditions have conv. Description This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified produce.


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