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Cover for International trade.

This chapter explains concepts related to international trade, including: the theory of comparative advantage; the arguments put in support of trade restrictions; balance of payments; and monetary matters related to trade.

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644752)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Government regulation of transgenic fish and biotechnology products.

This chapter covers the government regulation of transgenic fish and biotechnology products in different countries (USA, Canada and UK). Focus is given on regulations regarding the research and marketing of transgenic food organisms, culture of transgenic fish, introduction and release into the...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for To sow or not to sow: dilemmas in creating new rights in food.

This chapter discusses possible ways to maximize the benefits that developing countries can gain from plant variety protection (PVP). In setting forth its argument, the chapter examines plant breeders' rights (PBRs) in developing countries in light of TRIPS and the International Union for the...

Author(s)
Ragavan, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cereal offenders: access and equity in trade negotiations on knowledge resources.

This chapter argues that the dynamics involved in trade negotiation within the knowledge economy originate from the cultural and economic interests in regional biological resources and their associated (traditional) knowledge. Because of the public good nature of assets in the knowledge-based...

Author(s)
Taubman, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trade in genetically modified food: promises and pitfalls for the poor.

This chapter seeks to shed light on the complexities surrounding the international debate on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how they affect developing countries. First, it provides a brief overview of the current status of GM crops in agriculture and explores the potential for growing GM ...

Author(s)
Nielsen, C. P.; Thierfelder, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxin research in USAID's CRSP Programs.

Nine Collaborative Research Support Programs (CRSPs) were established by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in response to Public Law 94-161, Title XII Legislation: Famine Prevention and Freedom from Hunger Act, which was originally approved in December 1975 and amended and...

Author(s)
Yohe, J. M.; Williams, J. H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trade restrictions on genetically engineered foods: the application of the TBT agreement.

This chapter analyses the role of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement within the World Trade Organization system with respect to trade restrictions on genetically engineered foods, particularly those related to labelling. The TBT Agreement does not cover import bans, which are...

Author(s)
Heumueller, D.; Josling, T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International and national standards and their impact on trade: the Swiss perspective.

While the Codex Alimentarius has taken steps towards international harmonization of the organic regulations and markets, a proliferation of new obstacles to trade, particularly for Switzerland and Swiss operators, are observed. Governmental labels excluding imported produce, bureaucratic obstacles, ...

Author(s)
Aebi, P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997407)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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