Agricultural Sustainability: Definition and Implications for Agricultural and Trade Policy
Food & Agriculture Org., 1992 - Agriculture - 108 pages
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abatement achieved aggregate agricultural policy agricultural practices agricultural production agro-ecosystem allocation analysis assimilative capacity Barbier benefit capital stock cassava changes Chapter coevolutionary comparative advantage complementarity conservation consumer consumption costs of production criteria for sustainability demand depletion desertification developing countries discount rate domestic effects emissions encourage entropy environmental capital environmental damage environmental degradation environmental policy environmental quality environmental regulation equilibrium example exhaustible resources exploitation exports external costs farm farmers Figure given growth home country identify implies important incentives income increase input interaction intervention land LDCs loss maintained marginal Markandya natural resource base net present value OECD open access optimal output overexploitation pesticide pollution problems programme projects property rights protectionism reduce relative renewable resources resource degradation resource management resource rent result sector Siebert social costs soil erosion specific subsidies sustainable agricultural sustainable development technologies trade liberalization trade-off unsustainable welfare world price