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Research to Investigate Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalisation and Potential Flanking Measures - SD14010

Description
The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) and GHK Consulting Ltd (GHK) have been commissioned by Defra to examine the environmental impacts of aspects of trade liberalisation and to identify appropriate flanking measures to address them. The study is intended to provide a relatively rapid survey of the potential environmental effects of aspects of trade liberalisation, based on existing published literature for a selection of different commodities and sectors.

The study is organised in two stages:

· Stage 1 focuses on case studies of agricultural commodities – dairy, sugar, vegetables, cotton and poultry;
· Stage 2 will examine the wider impacts of liberalisation in certain non-agricultural sectors.
Project Documents
• Final Report : The Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalisation and Potential Flanking Measures: Phase Two   (796k)
• Final Report : The Environmental Impacts of Trade Libralisation and Potential Flanking Measures: Phase One   (1145k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2005

To: 2005

Cost: £42,080
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Institute for European Environmental Pol
Keywords
Agricultural Land              
Biodiversity              
Economic Research              
Environment              
Environmental Impact              
Sustainable Development