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Environmental impacts of organic farming in Europe
Organic farming has become an important element of European agri-environmental policy due to increasing concern about the impact of agriculture on the environment. This book describes in detail theExpand
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Contributing to food security in urban areas: differences between urban agriculture and peri-urban agriculture in the Global North
Food security is becoming an increasingly relevant topic in the Global North, especially in urban areas. Because such areas do not always have good access to nutritionally adequate food, the questionExpand
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European agricultural landscapes, common agricultural policy and ecosystem services: a review
Since the 1950s, intensification and scale enlargement of agriculture have changed agricultural landscapes across Europe. The intensification and scale enlargement of farming was initially driven byExpand
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Peri-urbanisation and multifunctional adaptation of agriculture around Copenhagen
Abstract Geografisk Tidsskrift Danish Journal of Geography 111(1):59–72, 2011 Peri-urbanisation, as a process of the physical expansion of settlement areas but also socio-economic transformation, hasExpand
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Analysing behavioural differences of farm households: An example of income diversification strategies based on European farm survey data
Different forms of income diversification represent important strategies of farmers to either cope with the changing economic framework conditions or to valorise given territorial potentialities.Expand
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Horsekeeping and the peri-urban development in the Berlin Metropolitan Region
This article examines the increasing phenomenon of horsekeeping on farms in the Berlin urban fringe. Responding to a growing demand, the equine services became a relevant farming activity inExpand
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Integrated assessment of future CAP policies: land use changes, spatial patterns and targeting
The recent and upcoming reforms of the Common Agricultural Policies (CAPs) aim at strengthening the multifunctional role of agriculture, acknowledging the differences in economic, environmental andExpand
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Spatial differentiation of farm diversification: How rural attractiveness and vicinity to cities determine farm households´ response to the CAP
Abstract Diversification of the farm income base represents a cornerstone of the European model of multifunctional agriculture (MFA) and rural development (RD) alongside the objectives of enhancingExpand
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Agricultural landscapes as multi-scale public good and the role of the Common Agricultural Policy
During the last 50 years, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has impacted the evolution of European agricultural landscapes by driving changes in land use and farming practices. We propose aExpand
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Regional impacts of abolishing direct payments: An integrated analysis in four European regions
The direct payment system of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) provides income transfers to European farmers. Recently, several countries including England and Sweden have advocated theExpand
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