Recent studies have focused on the 'silent' agricultural revolution that occurred in rural West German society during the postwar period. The purpose of this paper is to provide a new framework by reviewing these recent studies in three research fields: (1) German rural social history, (2) the history of German agricultural policy, and (3) the ecological aspects of the land consolidation program ('Flurbereinigung').
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2016Germany
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia, Austria
The issue of brownfields and their analysis in Slovakia have not been given such emphasis over the last decade as in the neighbouring EU countries, such as in Austria or in the Czech Republic. The situation is completely different in Bratislava and also in the rest of Slovakia and the development of this type of area is almost unrealized. A frequent argument is problematic ownership relationships to the unused, degraded land. However, the real problem is the higher financial costs associated with brownfields regeneration.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2017Latvia, Germany
The main tasks of land consolidation are to eliminate land fragmentation and to facilitate farms of optimal size. One of the most important preconditions of land consolidation is forming of optimal size farmland plots in property and use, and land fragmentation, which has a major impact on both the operating conditions and other rural development processes. Land fragmentation bothers not only land management, but also increases transport costs. During the land reform in the rural areas, land plots in ownership and rented land plots are developed per several land units.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2017Slovenia, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Portugal, Poland, Latvia, Greece, Malta, Austria
The aim of article is assessment the impact of the affiliation of the country to the EU-15 or EU-12 on agricultural land productivity and its price. The tasks of article are evaluation of intensity in agriculture in the countries EU-15 and EU-12 and evaluation of differences in land productivity and its prices between EU-12 and EU-15 countries in years 2007−2013. The analysis showed that in the 2007−2013 period the EU-15 and EU-12 significantly differed in capital intensity.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2006Netherlands
Agricultural land markets differ greatly from the textbook-case of perfect competition. This is why standard hedonic pricing techniques should be revised before applying this technique to this market. The objective of this paper is to determine (a) the deviation from the competitive market price of agricultural land in the Netherlands due to market power and the existence of an excess surplus and (b) the effect of bargaining power on the division of excess surplus between the eventual seller and the buyer in the market for agricultural land.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Switzerland, Lithuania, Spain, Croatia, Germany, Denmark, Bulgaria, Estonia, United Kingdom, Italy, Finland, Slovakia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Moldova, Albania, Montenegro, Poland, Netherlands, Latvia, Georgia, Romania, Norway, Czech Republic, Europe
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure. By setting out principles and internationally accepted standards for responsible practices, the Voluntary Guidelines will provide a framework and point of reference that stakeholders can use when developing their own policies and actions.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Angola, Mozambique, Libya, Zambia, Lesotho, Germany, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa, Malawi, Namibia, Africa
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure.