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Evaluating Law and Regulatory Institutions Relating to Agriculture and The Environment

Investigators
Centner, T.
Institutions
University of Georgia
Start date
2016
End date
2021
Objective
A rapidly changing world requires responses to help the American agricultural sector in providing abundant foodstuffs and complying with health, safety, and environmental obligations. This project will analyze laws and legal materials that affect agriculture and the environment to develop and extend knowledge about legal and economic institutions impacting agricultural performance and environmental management. The project will (1) help farmers and agribusinesses in understanding complex legal and regulatory issues, (2) provide advice and guidance to agriculture to assist in conforming with new health and safety requirements, (3) construct and test models of policy and regulatory action, (4) assess the implementation and enforcement of agricultural and environmental institutions in terms of efficiency, (5) assist other professionals in becoming cognizant of new developments; and (6) aid in the formation of policy objectives.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
GEO00821
Accession number
1011652
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Policy and Planning