Agricultural Markets in a Transitioning Economy: an Albanian Case Study

Agricultural Markets in a Transitioning Economy: an Albanian Case Study

By: Jean Fantle-Lepczyk (editor), Catherine Chan-Halbrendt (editor)Hardback

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This book presents major challenges and opportunities facing agriculture sectors in the wake of the transition from a planned to market economy. Using Albania as a case study, it examines the shift from communism to free markets and the lasting effects of such change on agricultural production and education. Using primary research sources to give readers an accurate portrayal of the path that lies ahead for many developing countries, the book also looks at the future of agriculture in transitioning economies.

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Catherine Chan-Halbrendt and Jean Fantle-Lepczyk are both at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA


1. Agriculture in Changing Economies 2. Agriculture & Land Reform 3. Agricultural Institutions in Transition 4. Albania's Agricultural Industry 5. Production 6. Processing 7. Distribution 8. Quality Assurance and Food Safety 9. Consumer Preferences 10. Trade 11. The Agricultural Sector: Trends and Projections 12. The Effects of EU Integration 13. The Importance of Research and Extension Going Forward

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  • publication date: 16/04/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781780641003
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 278
  • ID: 9781780641003
  • weight: 771
  • ISBN10: 1780641001

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