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    Microsoft Word - Report - Economical impact of the introduction...

    29 Apr 2015 -
    present food market, it can be established that the present products offered by agricultural biotechnology, as opposed to organic products resulting from the various forms of organic farming, do not provide added values to consumers regarding either comfort or a healthy diet. Thus, in this respect the maintenance, and in fact the support, of organic farming, seems to be economically more rational in
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    Economic impacts

    29 Apr 2015 -
    Farmers For each question, answers can be broken down by the range of relevant agricultural stakeholders farmers - farmers cultivating GM crops; - conventional crops; organic crops and beekeepers; NGOs: Cultivation of GMOs results in contamination risk for non-GM crop farmers: although conventional farmers are protected by legislation, it will be necessary for them to apply extra controls to all seeds
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    Economic impacts

    29 Apr 2015 -
    quality of flowers so that they would be more attractive to bees than usually). The Finnish Union of Organic Farming: Farmers cultivating conventional crops; The discussion on GMOs has often been mainly associated with organic production, even if the threats involved concern conventional farming very much in the same way. As a result of GMO cultivation the conventional farmers also lose the opportunity
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    Estonia_contribution_en

    29 Apr 2015 -
    Should not be a case as fields in Estonia are comparatively small and good agricultural practices are used everywhere. - the reputation regarding other commercial activities of the region/localities. Organic farmers have rather negative attitude to the GMO farmers, so it might affect the reputation of GMO growers. Any other impact you would like to mention: 2. - Agronomic sustainability 2.1 Agricultural
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    plant_gmo_reports-studies_at_impacts_en

    29 Apr 2015 -
    vertical cooperation between direct selling activities, catering and tourism.63 Organic agriculture has been supported by national funding since 1991 with the number of organic farmers continuously growing ever since (see Figure 5). Figure 5: Number of organic farms in Austria from 1995 to 2009. Source: Lebensministerium 2010. Organic Farming Action Programmes support such expansion, e.g. aiming to
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    Microsoft Word - mimeattach3454

    29 Apr 2015 -
    organic, but not yet for GMO seeds. • Farms managed according to organic farming criteria tend to be small-structured. In the event of GMO cultivation on bordering areas under cultivation, problems are inevitable. The cultivation of GMOs for commercial purposes would threaten the existence of seed producers practising organic farming. Has GMO cultivation an impact regarding the following topics? If
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    Economic impacts

    29 Apr 2015 -
    that cultivate GM and non-GM crops. This will also be a problem since the majority of farmers, individually or through their unions, do not accept GMO cultivation. The rights of the farmers that do not want to cultivate GMOs need to be protected from GM contaminations. On the other hand, with GMO cultivation, there will be a reduction in the cultivation of conventional and organic crops, decreasing
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    BELGIUM contribution as answer to the Questionnaire about the ...

    29 Apr 2015 -
    questionnaire , explaining them briefly the general context of it , asking them to answer what they found relevant from the perspective of their expertise , freely and/or basing their answers on the questions suggested in the Questionnaire . As such, we have contacted representatives or syndicates of : - farmers ( various groups and types ) - consumers - seed industry - grain handling companies - food
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    Master version

    29 Apr 2015 -
    to the needs of citizens. The ordinary legislative procedure was used for the 2013 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. This was the first time that this procedure was used for a reform of this policy. Organic farming: Organic production is an overall system of farm management and food production that combines best environmental practices, a high level of biodiversity, the preservation of natural
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    Glossary of terms related to the Common Agricultural Policy - A...

    29 Apr 2015 -
    procedure was used for the 2013 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. This was the first time that this procedure was used for a reform of this policy. Organic farming Organic production is an overall system of farm management and food production that combines best environmental practices, a high level of biodiversity, the preservation of natural resources, the application of high animal welfare