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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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We review seven certification systems for verifying carbon trading from forestry and other land uses, and evaluate evidence of their effectiveness in generating social and environmental co-benefits. Published research on non-carbon co-benefits was located by searching the three principal...

Author(s)
Savilaakso, S.; Petrokofsky, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 017, pp 1-7

Forest governance may be defined as the way in which actions in a sector (here forest use) are controlled at multiple levels and by multiple actors. The forest certification market mechanism was introduced in 1993, partly as a reaction to the failed attempt to create a global forest convention at...

Author(s)
Almstedt, Å.; Keskitalo, E. C. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 011, pp 1-11

The majority of Muslims only consume Halal food because they believe the consumption of such foods is a commandment from Allah (God). Whilst Halal food may be readily available in Muslim-majority countries, Muslims living in the West often encounter a great deal of difficulty in finding Halal food. ...

Author(s)
Fuseini, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 007, pp 1-7

Banana and plantain are important fruit crops grown in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Millions of resource-poor people depend on them for their livelihood and food security. These fruit crops are destroyed by several viral diseases causing serious economic losses wherever the...

Author(s)
Selvarajan, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 050, pp 1-16

This review analyses the major themes extant across 199 research articles published in various peer-reviewed forestry and economics journals between January 2002 and June 2009 on the topic of forest-related environmental markets. The reviewed articles are categorized according to four areas of...

Author(s)
Dargusch, P.; Maraseni, T. N.; Schmidt, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 022, pp 1-12

Eco-labelling of wood has developed at an increasing rate over the last few decades. This can be regarded as a response to consumers' demand for an intangible attribute of wooden products that certifies origin in sustainably managed forests. Eco-labelling is a way of solving information asymmetry...

Author(s)
Veisten, K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 070, pp 1-18

Ecolabelling is a stringent subset of environmental labelling in which the production processes of market goods are evaluated against established environmental standards by independent third-party certifiers. If the production process meets these standards, the producer or marketer may use a...

Author(s)
Johnston, R. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 026, pp 7 pp.

The paper reviews the intent and achievements of forest certification and identifies its current issues and limitations. A brief summary of major certification standards (FSC, PEFC, SFI, CSA and ISO 14001) precedes a detailed discussion of the progress of forest certification by each of its...

Author(s)
Tikina, A. V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 018, pp 8 pp.

This paper presents an analysis of fisheries development in Mexico. We argue that both fostering international trade and marine biodiversity conservation concerns have deeply influenced recent fisheries development in Mexico, causing a number of changes in both laws and institutions. These changes...

Author(s)
Aguilar Ibarra, A.; Peña Jiménez, A.; González-Cano, J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 119-129

Empirical studies have underlined the importance of technical trade barriers in the agricultural sector. For organic food products, national differences in standards and certification systems could act as a major non-tariff barrier for exporting countries, particularly developing countries, which...

Author(s)
Bañados, F.; Garcia, M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Organic-Research.com, 2001, 1, July, pp 1-7

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