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Implications Of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster For Japanese Agri-Food Chains

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  • Bachev, Hrabrin Ianouchev
  • Ito, Fusao

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There are few English publications on various impacts of Fukushima nuclear disaster on agri-food secor in Japan. This paper fills the gap and presents results of a study on implications of Fukushima nuclear disaster for Japanese agri-food chains. Firsly, immediate and short-term radiation effects, and effects on nearby population, safety regulation and inspection system, markets and consumer’s behavior, agrarian and food products, health, and economic impacts on farming and agri-businesses, are assessed. Next, overall shorter and longer-term impacts on agriculture, food industries, and consumers in Fukushima region, neighboring regions, and other parts of Japan are estimated.

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  • Bachev, Hrabrin Ianouchev & Ito, Fusao, 2014. "Implications Of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster For Japanese Agri-Food Chains," International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics (IJFAEC), Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Department of Economics and Finance, vol. 2(1), pages 1-26, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:ijfaec:163713
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.163713
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    7. Bachev, Hrabrin, 2021. "A study on type, volume and governance of ecosystem services in Bulgarian farms," MPRA Paper 110966, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Bachev, Hrabrin & Ivanov, Bojidar & Toteva, Dessislava & Sokolova, Emilia, 2021. "Agrarian sustainability in Bulgaria – evaluating economic, social and ecological pillars," MPRA Paper 110263, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    9. Bachev, Hrabrin, 2022. "Как Да Оценим Управленческата Ефективност На Българските Земеделски Стопанства [How to assess the governance efficiency of Bulgarian agricultural farms]," MPRA Paper 113590, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    10. Bachev, Hrabrin, 2022. "Unpacking the governance of agro-ecosystem services – the case of Bulgaria," MPRA Paper 111693, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    11. Dadakas, Dimitrios & Karpetis, Christos & Tatsi, Stevi, 2021. "Trends and Structural Changes in Japanese Post-2011 Agri-Food Trade Flows," Japanese Journal of Agricultural Economics (formerly Japanese Journal of Rural Economics), Agricultural Economics Society of Japan (AESJ), vol. 23.
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