Organic agriculture in the Balkans is still in its early stages though it already acts as a fundamental stimulus to sustainable rural development in the region. Through a comparative analysis of organic farming in the countries of South East Europe the book provides original insights into the process of European Union integration

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Title: Organic Balkans. Stakeholders, policies, and institutions: a regional perspective

Author: Matteo Vittuari, PhD in International Cooperation and Policy for Sustainable Development, is a scholar of sustainable agricultural and rural policies and transitions in the Balkans. Lecturer at the University of Bologna, he has carried out post-doctoral research at the Center for International Development at the University of Harvard.

Forewords by: Dacian Cioloş - EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development; Natalija Bogdanov - Professor of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade University; Andrea Segrè - Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Bologna University


Publisher: Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso
Pages: 140
Format: paperback, 14x21 cm 
Language: English. The book is available also in Italian language.
Year of publication2011

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