Setting priorities in farm animal conservation choices--expert opinion and revealed policy preferences
We consider the choice of farm animal breeds for conservation programmes. An expert survey among breed societies and scientists and the analysis of past decisions in EU member countries to enter breeds into conservation programmes show differences in the valuation of breed characteristics. Whereas both sets of actors value diversity aspects as well as cultural and economic aspects of breed conservation, policy makers, in comparison with experts, seem to be less concerned about true extinction risk. The results suggest broadening the discussion about the conservation of animal genetic resources to aspects preserving societal and cultural resources. Copyright 2006, Oxford University Press.
To our knowledge, this item is not available for
download. To find whether it is available, there are three
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.
Volume (Year): 33 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Fax: 01865 267 985
Web page: http://www.erae.oupjournals.org/Email:
More information through EDIRC
|Order Information:||Web: http://www.oup.co.uk/journals|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:oup:erevae:v:33:y:2006:i:2:p:173-192. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Oxford University Press)or (Christopher F. Baum)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.