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First published in 1998, this volume features specialists in agricultural economics who have provided case studies on small farms in northern and central Portugal and southern and central Italy. The collaboration is a result of an early 1990s research project on small farm agriculture in Portugal and Italy and the likely impacts of the Common Agricultural Policy. It recognises that small farms have become an unexpected yet durable aspect of the agricultural landscape since World War II. As small farms represent 95% of the number of farms in Portugal and Italy, the contributors provide some much needed analysis of an often overlooked aspect of the agricultural sector.
|Publication date:||5th June 2019|
|Publisher:||Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd|
|Categories:||Smallholdings, Agriculture & related industries,|
Eric Monke is Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA. Francisco Avillez is Professor Catedratico, Departamento de Economia Agraria e Sociologia Rural, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. Scott Pearson is Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.More About Eric Monke