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1. Starting a cooperative. Farmer-controlled economic initiatives.

Author(s) : Koopmans, R.

Publisher : Agromisa Foundation and CTA, Wageningen, Netherlands

Book : Starting a cooperative. Farmer-controlled economic initiatives 2006 pp.86 pp.

2. The increase in the residential function in tourism destinations of the Mediterranean coast: between growth and renovation.

Tourist resorts on the coastline of the Mediterranean areas of Spain have experienced in recent years an amazing growth of projects which aim to create residential areas for offer to tourists. Thousands of second homes are being built for foreign and national markets, with consequent effects on the ...

Foreign Title :El auge de la función residencial en destinos turísticos del litoral mediterráneo: entre el crecimiento y la renovación.

Author(s) : Vera, F.

Publisher : Institut Turistic Valencia (ITVA) Studies and Publications Section, Valencia, Spain

Journal article : Papers de Turisme 2005 No.No.37/38 pp.95-114 ref.19

3. Status of sugar cooperatives in Gujarat.

A profile of the sugar industry in India is followed by a profile of sugar cooperatives in Gujarat state, India, and an identification of some of the problems faced by cooperative sugar producers.

Author(s) : Junare, S. O.

Journal article : Cooperative Sugar 1999 Vol.30 No.10 pp.949-954

4. Proactive approach to financial health pays off for nation's major ag co-ops.

This report on the 1997 financial performance of the 100 largest cooperatives in the USA analyses liquidity, leverage, activity and profitability. It shows that the capital structure, ability to meet fixed obligations and operating performance of the top 100 cooperatives has improved.

Author(s) : Chesnick, D. S.

Journal article : Rural Cooperatives 1998 Vol.65 No.6 pp.18-22

5. Economics of machine [spare] parts in the community [in Denmark].

Foreign Title :Økonomi i fællesskab om maskinparken.

Author(s) : Svendsen, S.

Journal article : Landbonyt - Erhvervsjordbruget 1998 Vol.5 No.8 pp.16-19

6. Free way for "Humana milk union". [German] Farmers vote for amalgamation.

The merge in 1998 of the 'Westmilch Milchunion e.G.' (WMU) and the 'Milchwerke Westfalen e.G.' (MWW) into the 'Humana Milchunion e.G.' (HMU) in Germany is described.

Foreign Title :Weg frei für "Humana Milchunion". Bauern stimmen für Fusion.

Journal article : Deutsche Milchwirtschaft 1998 Vol.49 No.9 pp.368-369

7. Development of consumer cooperatives in Gujarat.

A brief overview is presented of the development of consumer cooperative in Gujarat, India, over the period 1938-95.

Author(s) : Asthana, A. K.

Journal article : Indian Cooperative Review 1998 Vol.36 No.1 pp.38-43 ref.4

8. What are the effects of the opening of the milk market on the members of [German] milk cooperatives?

Foreign Title :Was bedeutet der sich öffnende Milchmarkt für die Mitglieder der Molkereigenossenschaften?

Author(s) : Steensen, O. D.

Journal article : Molkerei-Zeitung Welt der Milch 1998 Vol.52 No.10 pp.376-379

9. Current situation of dairy cooperatives [in Germany].

Foreign Title :Aktuelle situation der genossenschaftlichen Milchwirtschaft.

Author(s) : Schmidt, H.

Journal article : Molkerei-Zeitung Welt der Milch 1998 Vol.52 No.10 pp.384-387

10. Factors influencing the future development of [German dairy] cooperatives.

Foreign Title :Einflussfaktoren der künftigen Entwicklung der Genossenschaften.

Author(s) : Meyer, R.

Journal article : Molkerei-Zeitung Welt der Milch 1998 Vol.52 No.10 pp.388-390

11. Future economic strategies for [German] dairy cooperatives.

Foreign Title :Künftige wirtschaftliche Strategien der Molkereigenossenschaften.

Author(s) : Esselmann, W.

Journal article : Molkerei-Zeitung Welt der Milch 1998 Vol.52 No.10 pp.391-392

12. Influence of structural and income policies on size and product pattern of production units in Bulgarian agriculture.

The paper examines the presence or absence of linkages between the variables characterizing structural (land reform) policy, income policy and unemployment rates, and emerging structures in agriculture. It is a general opinion that a negative but an inevitable result of reform is structural...

Author(s) : Mishev, P.; Tzoneva, M.; Ivanova, N.; Kostov, P.

Conference paper; Journal article : Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 1999 Vol.5 No.2 pp.346-352

13. Agricultural producers associations and reorganization of milk supply in Italy.

In the milk sector of Italy there exists a network of 80 local associations, mainly at the province level linked with a national union. The Law N.468/92, concerning the management of the quota system, assigned local associations the task of assessing compensation between producers. Recently they...

Author(s) : Rama, D.; Lanciotti, C.

Conference paper; Journal article : Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 1999 Vol.5 No.2 pp.361-374 ref.9

14. A financial assessment of cooperatives in Northern Mindanao, Philippines.

The financial position of primary cooperatives (agricultural, credit, multipurpose) in Bukidnon province, Philippines, is assessed. Information is provided on membership fee, paid up capital and subscribed capital, income and expenses, assets, liabilities and net worth, return on investment and...

Author(s) : Guinto, M. A.; Otahara, T.

Journal article : Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University 1999 Vol.69 No.1 pp.1-16 ref.16

15. Agricultural decollectivization in central and eastern Europe.

Factors affecting decollectivization in central and eastern European countries are summarized. These include general economic factors such as terms of trade and risk, and organizational factors that result in differences between collective and individual farms, such as differences in effective...

Author(s) : Mathijs, E.; Swinnen, J. F. M.

Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK

Conference paper : Food security, diversification and resource management: refocusing the role of agriculture? Proceedings of the twenty-third International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Sacramento, California, USA, 10-16 August 1997. 1999 pp.413-420 ref.16

16. Emerging female trends in agricultural education with special reference to NWFP Agricultural University, Peshawar.

The paper aims to explore the factors which motivate female students for to enrol in agricultural education, focusing in particular on the NWFP Agricultural University, Peshawar, Pakistan. The study found that the students had strong family educational background with no financial problems. It was...

Author(s) : Mussawar Shah; Muhammad Asrar Khattak; Muslim Shah

Journal article : Journal of Rural Development and Administration 1999 Vol.31 No.3 pp.112-117 ref.6

17. Prospects for agricultural development in Cuba.

After the collapse of the former Soviet Union and the COMECON, Cubas economy declined considerably. In comparison to other countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, the outstanding social successes for most people were increasingly jeopardized. In 1993 and 1994 the Cuban government launched a...

Foreign Title :Perspektiven einer landwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung in Kuba.

Author(s) : Gaese, H.; Preuss, H. J. A.

Journal article : Entwicklung + Ländlicher Raum 1999 Vol.33 No.6 pp.17-20 ref.13

18. One must prepare for changes in agriculture. Rationalisation of work through co-operation.

It is noted that the most important thing that the agricultural entrepreneur can do towards improving the farm's economics is to produce at lower costs and to expand production. Success can be obtained by cutting costs. The networking of farms into groups of a few dozen or a few hundred for the...

Foreign Title :Maatalouden muutoksiin on varauduttava. Työn rationalisointiin yhteistyöllä.

Author(s) : Pentti, S.

Journal article : Teho 1999 No.No. 5 pp.9-10

19. Are artesanal cooperatives in Guatemala unraveling?

Cooperatives are often instituted to increase socioeconomic opportunities for rural people, but the entrance of cooperatives into the world market system and a change to a mass-marketing climate has altered relations of distribution and production. This paper reports the findings from a four-month...

Author(s) : Olson, J. M.

Journal article : Human Organization 1999 Vol.58 No.1 pp.54-66 ref.33

20. Attitudes and preferences toward co-operative agreements for management of private forestlands in the north-eastern United States.

Cooperative management between private landowners is a possible solution to the problems posed by forest fragmentation, which can lead to small land holdings. Conjoint analysis was used to determine the attitudes and preferences of private forest landowners in Massachusetts to cooperative...

Author(s) : Stevens, T. H.; Dennis, D.; Kittredge, D.; Rickenbach, M.

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 1999 Vol.55 No.2 pp.81-90 ref.15

21. Development retold: voices from the field.

An overviews is presented of the Indian Cooperative Union, founded in 1948, through 18 case studies of people involved in the establishment and organization of the ICU. The case studies demonstrate the critical role of voluntary organizations in creating a more just and equitable society, and...

Author(s) : Salvi, G.

Publisher : Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, India

Book : Development retold: voices from the field. 1999 pp.xix + 167 pp.

22. Co-operative life cycle and goals.

Ten case study businesses were assessed in relation to sixteen criteria in order to test the application of an hypothesised life cycle. Analysis of stakeholder aspirations for each of these ten UK businesses was also undertaken. On the basis of the empirical evidence, it was demonstrated that...

Author(s) : Hind, A. M.

Journal article : Journal of Agricultural Economics 1999 Vol.50 No.3 pp.536-548 ref.23

23. Agricultural cooperatives in the 21st century. How should new challenges be tackled?

Some challenges faced by the cooperative farming movement in Norway in the next few years, including increased market competition, centralisation of local agricultural cooperatives and vertical integration, are discussed, and the role of political and economic ideology in the modern cooperative...

Foreign Title :Landbrukssamvirket inn i 2000-åra. Hvordan takle de nye utfordringene?

Author(s) : Hofstad, O. T.

Journal article : Meieriposten 1999 Vol.88 No.10 pp.268-270

24. Plantation programmes through people's participation: a case study from India.

This paper provides a framework for analysing land regeneration programmes combining financial, economic and environmental aspects as applied to a fuel plantation programme undertaken by a Tree Grower's Cooperative Society (TGCS) established by the National Tree Growers' Cooperative Federation...

Author(s) : Reddy, B. S.; Parikh, J. K.; Srinivasan, P. V.

Journal article : Biomass and Bioenergy 1999 Vol.17 No.3 pp.257-271 ref.8

25. Mechanized teams for agrochemical operations - a real need.

The need to set up specialist mechanized teams to carry out agrochemical treatments is discussed in the context of the current economic crisis in the restructured agriculture of Russia. These teams would ensure that fertilizer, pesticide and weed control treatments are carried out in a safe and...

Author(s) : Sazhnev, I. N.; Gorbaletov, Y. I.

Journal article : Mekhanizatsiya i Ėlektrifikatsiya Sel'skogo Khozyaĭstva 1999 No.No. 8 pp.5-7