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Title The WTO, agriculture and sustainable development / edited by Heinrich Wohlmeyer and Theodor Quendler
Published Sheffield : Greenleaf, 2002


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Description 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Preliminary issues and basic considerations / Heinrich Wohlmeyer -- The present legal basis of the world trade system / Richard Senti -- The Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade and basic aspects of the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures / Katrin Forgó -- The producer support estimate and the aggregate measure of support: suitable gauges for evaluating agricultural and trade policy? / Heinrich Wohlmeyer -- A few remarks on trade theory / Franz Weiss -- Free trade and its effects: some critical comments / Sigrid Stagl
International trade on the rise: a brief introduction / Sigrid Stagl and Tobias Reichert -- Sustainability: a challenge for future economic and social policy / Theodor Quendler and Bernd Schuh -- Agriculture, trade and the environment / Franz Weiss -- The special case of agriculture / Bernd Schuh -- Reasons for measures aimed at the stabilisation of production and markets in the agricultural sector ; Important factors influencing future scenarios regarding food supplies, world population and environment / Theodore Quendler Environmental issues and their significance for agriculture and the food industry / Theodor Quendler and Tobias Reichert
Summary Identifies the strengths and weaknesses of liberalized world trade, in particular in the agricultural sector, and investigates to which extent the current WTO agreements provide the devices to react to trade-related negative impacts on sustainability, environmental protection and food security
Notes "The majority of the text in this book was translated from the original German into English by Renée von Paschen and Liese Katschinka"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject World Trade Organization.
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable agriculture.
Tariff on farm produce.
Free trade.
Produce trade -- Government policy -- International cooperation.
Produce trade -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Author Wohlmeyer, Heinrich.
Quendler, Theodor.
LC no. 2014487583
ISBN 1874719454
Other Titles World trade organisation, agriculture and sustainable development