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Incentives to improve farm management: EMS, supply-chains and civil society

Gunningham, Neil

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This paper focuses on impediments to environmentally sound management practices and how these might be overcome, with an emphasis on the role of environmental management systems, supply chains and civil society. It argues that: • Farmers are under increased pressure to cut costs and improve production but with little opportunity to increase prices. Commonly short-term economic interest has damaging environmental implications. • Current government policy, in Australia and in many other...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81832
Source: Farm Management Indicators and the Environment, Proceedings of an OECD Expert Meeting, Palmerston North, New Zealand, March 2004

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