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This paper explores the localisation of organic farms in Denmark for the three years 1994, 1997 and 2001, on a county and parish level. Spatial concentration is found in counties with a high share of milk producers, but also in the counties, which contain the two largest urban centres. General regional specialisation of the agricultural sector in Denmark contributes to the explanation of concentration patterns of organic conversion, but other factors such as a regional favourable policy climate and support also appear to play a role. Major variations in concentration within regions are found, suggesting that local factors play an important role for the explanation of spatial patterns of organic conversion and diffusion. Copyright (c) 2004 by the Royal Dutch Geographical Society KNAG.

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  • Pia Frederiksen & Vibeke Langer, 2004. "LOCALISATION AND CONCENTRATION OF ORGANIC FARMING IN THE 1990s - THE DANISH CASE," Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, Royal Dutch Geographical Society KNAG, vol. 95(5), pages 539-549, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:tvecsg:v:95:y:2004:i:5:p:539-549

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