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IAAE - International Association of Agricultural Economists
|Dates:||June 26-27, 2009|
|Deadline:||January 30, 2009|
|Description:||Small Farms: Decline or Persistence?|
|Location:||Kent Business School, Kent, UK|
|Subject:||This seminar will focus on the ongoing debate about the roles and functions of small farms and their future within the context of rapid structural changes in agri-food chains and the "retail revolution". The seminar will incorporate discussions about the changing role of small farms in the EU, transition and developing countries. It will also explore the environmental consequences (externalities) stemming from the decline of small scale farming, particularly in EU New Member States.|